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#Motoring

# motoring - Monday 24 November, 2014

Watch the world record for the tightest parallel parking, it's actually unbelievable
# Drifting
From The Daily Edge
# Drifting

Watch the world record for the tightest parallel parking, it's actually unbelievable

Nov 24th 2014, 10:10 PM 7,597 Views 5 Comments

Feed the wheel, feed the wheel.

# motoring - Wednesday 5 November, 2014

Complaints about petrol 'stretching' in Mayo force gardaí to act
# Dodgy Fuel
# Dodgy Fuel

Complaints about petrol 'stretching' in Mayo force gardaí to act

Nov 5th 2014, 10:56 AM 27,807 Views 73 Comments

Gardaí will implement a plan to tackle it with Revenue.

# motoring - Wednesday 15 October, 2014

This is what happens when you attach a bunch of party whistles to a car exhaust
# Exhausted
From The Daily Edge
# Exhausted

This is what happens when you attach a bunch of party whistles to a car exhaust

Oct 15th 2014, 10:10 PM 4,970 Views 0 Comments

Party car just wants to party.

# motoring - Wednesday 27 August, 2014

This is the worst road striping to have ever existed
# Road's In Sh*te
From The Daily Edge
# Road's In Sh*te

This is the worst road striping to have ever existed

Aug 27th 2014, 12:03 PM 4,035 Views 1 Comment

Chaos. Utter chaos.

# motoring - Thursday 24 July, 2014

Spillage of fruit preserves causes literal traffic jam
# Jammers
From The Daily Edge
# Jammers

Spillage of fruit preserves causes literal traffic jam

Jul 24th 2014, 6:00 PM 26,775 Views 25 Comments

Sticky wheels ahoy.

# motoring - Monday 7 July, 2014

We bought five times more electric cars this year...
# Going Green
# Going Green

We bought five times more electric cars this year...

Jul 7th 2014, 6:00 PM 7,021 Views 15 Comments

…but don’t get too excited – that’s still only 124 out of 62,280.

# motoring - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

Toyota to sell fuel cell cars for €50k in US, Europe
# Fuel Cell Car
# Fuel Cell Car

Toyota to sell fuel cell cars for €50k in US, Europe

Jun 25th 2014, 12:11 PM 11,812 Views 35 Comments

Japanese carmaker says its new fuel cell vehicle can travel about 700km before refuelling.

# motoring - Monday 16 June, 2014

Woman rescued after managing to get her tyres stuck in overhead wires
# The Wire
From The Daily Edge
# The Wire

Woman rescued after managing to get her tyres stuck in overhead wires

Jun 16th 2014, 2:14 PM 4,478 Views 0 Comments

How did this even happen?

# motoring - Saturday 7 June, 2014

You may be judged on your fuel efficiency in a new driving test
# Eco-friendly
# Eco-friendly

You may be judged on your fuel efficiency in a new driving test

Jun 7th 2014, 11:18 AM 12,801 Views 68 Comments

The RSA wants your view but it has some of its own ideas.

# motoring - Tuesday 27 May, 2014

Teenager crashes in a tunnel after passing out from holding his breath
# Don't Hold Your Breath
From The Daily Edge
# Don't Hold Your Breath

Teenager crashes in a tunnel after passing out from holding his breath

May 27th 2014, 12:28 PM 5,148 Views 8 Comments

Drugs and alcohol were not involved.

# motoring - Friday 9 May, 2014

The 10 joyous stages of getting your very first car
# Cruising
From The Daily Edge
# Cruising

The 10 joyous stages of getting your very first car

May 9th 2014, 1:11 PM 30,456 Views 38 Comments

Time to go to all the places we don’t need to go to.

# motoring - Thursday 1 May, 2014

Jeremy Clarkson denies using racist rhyme while filming Top Gear
# Top Gear
From The Daily Edge
# Top Gear

Jeremy Clarkson denies using racist rhyme while filming Top Gear

May 1st 2014, 9:20 AM 3,871 Views 0 Comments

An unseen clip shows Clarkson using racist word just days after last racism row.

# motoring - Sunday 2 February, 2014

Here's what NOT to do when de-icing your car
# Hammer Time
From The Daily Edge
# Hammer Time

Here's what NOT to do when de-icing your car

Feb 2nd 2014, 5:17 PM 3,798 Views 1 Comment

Well it’s certainly one way to clear the windscreen.

# motoring - Tuesday 21 January, 2014

Senior gardaí "looking closely" at drink-drive 'loophole' verdict
# Garda Review
# Garda Review

Senior gardaí "looking closely" at drink-drive 'loophole' verdict

Jan 21st 2014, 5:26 PM 27,942 Views 41 Comments

There has been speculation that the case could lead to many more drivers having charges struck out…

# motoring - Sunday 19 January, 2014

Just two drink-drive arrests after 1,100 motorists stopped
# Operation Artery
# Operation Artery

Just two drink-drive arrests after 1,100 motorists stopped

Jan 19th 2014, 7:45 PM 41,070 Views 115 Comments

The drivers were stopped over a one hour period at checkpoints in Dublin overnight.

# motoring - Thursday 2 January, 2014

Russian car chase ends in bizarre shovel fight
# Rushin
From The Daily Edge
# Rushin

Russian car chase ends in bizarre shovel fight

Jan 2nd 2014, 2:53 PM 2,278 Views 3 Comments

Don’t mess with these guys.

# motoring - Friday 29 November, 2013

Is this the soundest cop ever?
# Speedy Recovery
From The Daily Edge
# Speedy Recovery

Is this the soundest cop ever?

Nov 29th 2013, 7:36 AM 3,177 Views 4 Comments

A nice car seems to go a long way.

# motoring - Tuesday 26 November, 2013

Young man killed in Dublin road crash
# Road Deaths
# Road Deaths

Young man killed in Dublin road crash

Nov 26th 2013, 7:36 AM 15,481 Views 10 Comments

The 22-year-old was the passenger of a car that hit a tree in the Baldwinstown area last night.

# motoring - Thursday 21 November, 2013

6 little luxuries you don't have to feel guilty about
# Sponsored By Volvo
From The Daily Edge
# Sponsored By Volvo

6 little luxuries you don't have to feel guilty about

Nov 21st 2013, 11:50 AM 43,100 Views 43 Comments

Life’s little luxuries – that won’t break the bank.

# motoring - Monday 11 November, 2013

Rise in winter breakdowns due to increasing amount of older cars, says AA
# Roadwatch
# Roadwatch

Rise in winter breakdowns due to increasing amount of older cars, says AA

Nov 11th 2013, 9:44 AM 6,923 Views 46 Comments

The motoring association also has some handy tips for keeping your car on the road over the next couple of months.

# motoring - Saturday 9 November, 2013

Dutch test new system to tackle traffic jams
# Motoring
# Motoring

Dutch test new system to tackle traffic jams

Nov 9th 2013, 11:30 AM 15,800 Views 19 Comments

GPS system to tell drivers which lane to move to on motorway pilot scheme.

# motoring - Friday 8 November, 2013

Volkswagen most popular as new vehicle licenses jump 16 per cent
# Stats
# Stats

Volkswagen most popular as new vehicle licenses jump 16 per cent

Nov 8th 2013, 11:25 AM 10,488 Views 55 Comments

There was an increase of 16 per cent in cars licensed but this could have been influenced by changes in the Motor Tax regime.

# motoring - Thursday 10 October, 2013

Girl attempts to ride motorbike, fails spectacularly
# Ouch
From The Daily Edge
# Ouch

Girl attempts to ride motorbike, fails spectacularly

Oct 10th 2013, 4:38 PM 1,960 Views 1 Comment

You’re supposed to go AROUND the trailer.

# motoring - Monday 7 October, 2013

WATCH: This heat sensitive car changes colour with temperature
# Stop The Lights
From The Daily Edge
# Stop The Lights

WATCH: This heat sensitive car changes colour with temperature

Oct 7th 2013, 9:19 AM 1,968 Views 0 Comments

We want one. Now.

# motoring - Friday 4 October, 2013

Is this the most Irish tax disc of all?
# Sure Why Not?
From The Daily Edge
# Sure Why Not?

Is this the most Irish tax disc of all?

Oct 4th 2013, 7:33 AM 3,937 Views 6 Comments

Seems legit.

# motoring - Sunday 22 September, 2013

13 ways to fail at owning a car
# Pimp My Ride
From The Daily Edge
# Pimp My Ride

13 ways to fail at owning a car

Sep 22nd 2013, 3:00 PM 6,967 Views 1 Comment

It’s way more hassle than it’s worth.

# motoring - Monday 9 September, 2013

WATCH: Crazy compilation of close-calls with trucks
# Keep On Truckin'
From The Daily Edge
# Keep On Truckin'

WATCH: Crazy compilation of close-calls with trucks

Sep 9th 2013, 5:21 PM 1,230 Views 1 Comment

Will you MIND!

# motoring - Monday 17 June, 2013

'Modest' fall means petrol prices are down 7 per cent in ten months
# Sucking Diesel
# Sucking Diesel

'Modest' fall means petrol prices are down 7 per cent in ten months

Jun 17th 2013, 6:15 AM 4,302 Views 21 Comments

Data from AA Ireland says the average litre of petrol now costs 157.4 cent – down from a peak of €1.70 last year.

# motoring - Tuesday 4 June, 2013

Further fall in car sales as industry pins hopes on '132' numberplate
# Car Sales
# Car Sales

Further fall in car sales as industry pins hopes on '132' numberplate

Jun 4th 2013, 4:10 PM 12,952 Views 100 Comments

The number of new cars sold in May was down 22.5 per cent on the same month last year, SIMI figures show.

# motoring - Friday 31 May, 2013

'32,178 vehicles checked' in first 12 hours of Bank Holiday speed crackdown
# Operation Slowdown
# Operation Slowdown

'32,178 vehicles checked' in first 12 hours of Bank Holiday speed crackdown

May 31st 2013, 8:29 PM 15,884 Views 77 Comments

Gardaí say they have detected 129 people driving above the speed limit in today’s crackdown.

# motoring - Tuesday 21 May, 2013

Driver admits hitting cyclist on Twitter; provokes response from police force
# Twit
# Twit

Driver admits hitting cyclist on Twitter; provokes response from police force

May 21st 2013, 10:41 PM 57,979 Views 132 Comments

Some free advice: if you ever hit a cyclist while driving, don’t tell your Twitter followers.

# motoring - Friday 5 April, 2013

Poll: Should motor tax be scrapped and included in the cost of fuel?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should motor tax be scrapped and included in the cost of fuel?

Apr 5th 2013, 10:38 AM 24,763 Views 184 Comments

New changes to the arrears system once again raise the question of whether tax should instead be included in fuel.

Drivers will have to declare cars as 'off road' before tax runs out
# Motor Tax
# Motor Tax

Drivers will have to declare cars as 'off road' before tax runs out

Apr 5th 2013, 10:14 AM 51,752 Views 131 Comments

A change to the motor tax laws, confirmed yesterday, will end a system which could allow some drivers to escape motor tax.

# motoring - Wednesday 3 April, 2013

Car sales down 14 per cent in first quarter
# Car Sales
# Car Sales

Car sales down 14 per cent in first quarter

Apr 3rd 2013, 1:17 PM 7,523 Views 88 Comments

A total of 11,682 private cars were sold for the first time in March – down from 13,051 the same time last year.

# motoring - Thursday 7 March, 2013

12 per cent fall in new car sales in February
# Car Sales
# Car Sales

12 per cent fall in new car sales in February

Mar 7th 2013, 11:34 AM 4,717 Views 46 Comments

A total of 9,671 private cars were sold for the first time in February – down from nearly 11,000 the same time last year.

# motoring - Tuesday 19 February, 2013

Potholes, loose chippings, floods: Welcome to Ireland’s rural roads
# Road Safety
# Road Safety

Potholes, loose chippings, floods: Welcome to Ireland’s rural roads

Feb 19th 2013, 6:17 PM 28,461 Views 100 Comments

One council engineer admits that limited funding means “we are stretched beyond breaking point to carry out even basic repairs”.

Fuel costs rise for first time in five months: AA survey
# Petrol Prices
# Petrol Prices

Fuel costs rise for first time in five months: AA survey

Feb 19th 2013, 1:58 PM 5,150 Views 25 Comments

An average litre of petrol now costs 159.4 cent, and a litre of diesel 153.7 cent, according to AA Ireland research.

# motoring - Monday 11 February, 2013

Driverless cars will make intersections so efficient it's scary
# Traffic
# Traffic

Driverless cars will make intersections so efficient it's scary

Feb 11th 2013, 3:00 PM 11,247 Views 24 Comments

No more sitting at traffic lights?

# motoring - Tuesday 29 January, 2013

TD Clare Daly stopped by Gardaí over alleged drink driving
# Clare Daly
# Clare Daly

TD Clare Daly stopped by Gardaí over alleged drink driving

Jan 29th 2013, 7:25 PM 19,982 Views 238 Comments

The ULA deputy was arrested in Dublin last night, and said she had “been given a hot whiskey for a cold.”