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# motorists - Tuesday 8 September, 2020

'A changed landscape': Drivers warned to be cautious as more children cycling and walking to school
# Road Safety
# Road Safety

'A changed landscape': Drivers warned to be cautious as more children cycling and walking to school

Sep 8th 2020, 4:23 PM 13,376 Views 52 Comments

“We must all play our part in getting children back to school safely,” RSA chairperson Liz O’Donnell said.

# motorists - Thursday 23 July, 2020

'Look twice and think twice': Luas releases video of crashes and near misses
# Safety Appeal
# Safety Appeal

'Look twice and think twice': Luas releases video of crashes and near misses

Jul 23rd 2020, 4:24 PM 33,610 Views 52 Comments

There were 11 incidents in which the Luas made contact with vehicles from January to June of this year.

# motorists - Thursday 11 June, 2020

Level crossing incidents 'dramatically' down on last year, but motorists warned to stay vigilant

Level crossing incidents 'dramatically' down on last year, but motorists warned to stay vigilant

Jun 11th 2020, 12:37 PM 5,064 Views 6 Comments

There are currently 948 level crossings on the Iarnród Éireann network.

# motorists - Friday 22 May, 2020

Gardaí catch motorist travelling at 202km/h on Dublin's M50
# Slow Down Day
# Slow Down Day

Gardaí catch motorist travelling at 202km/h on Dublin's M50

Updated May 22nd 2020, 2:32 PM 59,883 Views 129 Comments

‘National Slow Down Day’ is taking place from 7am today until 7am tomorrow.

# motorists - Wednesday 29 April, 2020

Concern over speeding drivers and pedestrian deaths during Covid-19 restrictions
# Road Safety
# Road Safety

Concern over speeding drivers and pedestrian deaths during Covid-19 restrictions

Apr 29th 2020, 4:43 PM 18,470 Views 31 Comments

Six pedestrians have been killed on Irish roads since the schools were closed in the middle of March.

# motorists - Saturday 7 December, 2019

'There is something amiss': Judge criticises recent ruling after striking out 34 road traffic cases
# Ennis District Court
# Ennis District Court

'There is something amiss': Judge criticises recent ruling after striking out 34 road traffic cases

Dec 7th 2019, 7:30 AM 42,585 Views 29 Comments

The High Court ruling found that a section of the Road Traffic Act concerning defences to fixed charge notices is unconstitutional.

# motorists - Thursday 21 November, 2019

Gardaí confirm they have launched 'comprehensive' probe into ghost insurance brokers
# Buyer Beware
# Buyer Beware

Gardaí confirm they have launched 'comprehensive' probe into ghost insurance brokers

Updated Nov 21st 2019, 9:05 PM 26,555 Views 19 Comments

Customers are urged to check that their broker is registered before taking out insurance.

# motorists - Thursday 13 June, 2019

Dáil told insurance profits have jumped more than 1000%, but government says it's being 'as aggressive as it can be'
# Insurance Fraud
# Insurance Fraud

Dáil told insurance profits have jumped more than 1000%, but government says it's being 'as aggressive as it can be'

Jun 13th 2019, 1:43 PM 19,342 Views 64 Comments

Sinn Féin’s Pearse Doherty said customers are being ‘fleeced’ by insurance providers.

# motorists - Tuesday 4 June, 2019

'Seconds could change your life': Luas releases video of crashes and near misses
# Safety Campaign
# Safety Campaign

'Seconds could change your life': Luas releases video of crashes and near misses

Jun 4th 2019, 10:51 AM 62,916 Views 57 Comments

Two pedestrians died after being struck by trams in separate incidents earlier this year.

# motorists - Tuesday 16 April, 2019

Fines totalling almost €100k in court crackdown on M50 toll dodgers
# TOLL DODGING
# TOLL DODGING

Fines totalling almost €100k in court crackdown on M50 toll dodgers

Apr 16th 2019, 3:10 PM 17,176 Views 73 Comments

None of the motorists who were summonsed came to court.

# motorists - Wednesday 27 February, 2019

One million Green Card forms sent to motor insurance providers in case there's a no-deal Brexit
# Crossing The Border
# Crossing The Border

One million Green Card forms sent to motor insurance providers in case there's a no-deal Brexit

Feb 27th 2019, 10:20 PM 24,899 Views 10 Comments

Drivers who think they may need a card have been advised to apply one month in advance.

# motorists - Friday 21 December, 2018

Motorists told to avoid alcohol and take extra care ahead of 'Christmas exodus'
# Driving Home
# Driving Home

Motorists told to avoid alcohol and take extra care ahead of 'Christmas exodus'

Dec 21st 2018, 6:20 AM 10,354 Views 22 Comments

Top to toe in tailbacks.

# motorists - Wednesday 7 November, 2018

Remaining motorists affected by Setanta Insurance collapse should get their money by Christmas
# High Court
# High Court

Remaining motorists affected by Setanta Insurance collapse should get their money by Christmas

Nov 7th 2018, 7:16 PM 11,086 Views 14 Comments

Motorists will receive 100% compensation, totalling €21 million.

# motorists - Monday 5 November, 2018

'Was your Snapchat worth it?': Emergency brakes used by Luas drivers 550 times this year
# Ding Ding Ding
# Ding Ding Ding

'Was your Snapchat worth it?': Emergency brakes used by Luas drivers 550 times this year

Nov 5th 2018, 7:30 AM 23,023 Views 46 Comments

People breaking red lights and not paying attention are two of the main reasons for near-misses.

# motorists - Sunday 2 September, 2018

Residents worried about 'high-speed cyclists' on parking protected cycle lanes in Dublin city
# Fitzwilliam Cycle Route
# Fitzwilliam Cycle Route

Residents worried about 'high-speed cyclists' on parking protected cycle lanes in Dublin city

Sep 2nd 2018, 9:00 PM 54,367 Views 151 Comments

The proposed design would see parked cars create a buffer between cyclists and traffic.

# motorists - Tuesday 28 August, 2018

Gardaí in Dublin have been clamping down on cars parked in cycle lanes
# Fines
# Fines

Gardaí in Dublin have been clamping down on cars parked in cycle lanes

Aug 28th 2018, 9:45 PM 26,798 Views 80 Comments

One garda fined six motorists in 25 minutes.

# motorists - Thursday 2 August, 2018

Had your car or bike damaged by a pothole? You're not the only one
# Pain In The Pothole
# Pain In The Pothole

Had your car or bike damaged by a pothole? You're not the only one

Aug 2nd 2018, 2:27 PM 17,331 Views 39 Comments

Six in 10 people have had their mode of transport damaged by potholes.

# motorists - Sunday 8 July, 2018

Drivers seeking compo through Personal Injuries Board will have to take a medical under new law
# Insurance Courts
# Insurance Courts

Drivers seeking compo through Personal Injuries Board will have to take a medical under new law

Jul 8th 2018, 4:00 PM 31,123 Views 34 Comments

When one or both parties refuse taking medicals, it can result in claimants taking their case to the courts.

# motorists - Monday 14 May, 2018

Heavy morning traffic in Dublin after car overturns in Goatstown
# Accident
# Accident

Heavy morning traffic in Dublin after car overturns in Goatstown

May 14th 2018, 9:24 AM 27,913 Views 13 Comments

The accident has resulted in Goatstown Road being reduced down to one lane.

# motorists - Monday 2 April, 2018

Survey finds many motorists are still seeing a rise in their car insurance
# Price Around
# Price Around

Survey finds many motorists are still seeing a rise in their car insurance

Apr 2nd 2018, 6:30 AM 13,513 Views 36 Comments

Recent research from the Central Statistics Office indicated that the cost of motor insurance has dropped by 12.8% in the past 12 months.

# motorists - Friday 30 March, 2018

Motorists warned about hailstones as gardaí attend number of crashes
# Advice
# Advice

Motorists warned about hailstones as gardaí attend number of crashes

Mar 30th 2018, 2:40 PM 23,965 Views 10 Comments

Drivers on motorways in particular have been advised to be vigilant.

# motorists - Sunday 10 December, 2017

Motorists warned to take extreme care as temperatures may dip to minus 8 degrees
# Snow Patrol
# Snow Patrol

Motorists warned to take extreme care as temperatures may dip to minus 8 degrees

Dec 10th 2017, 11:20 AM 100,568 Views 88 Comments

A number of weather warning have been issued by Met Éireann.

# motorists - Saturday 25 November, 2017

Motorists warned to take care after a cold and frosty night

Motorists warned to take care after a cold and frosty night

Nov 25th 2017, 9:15 AM 22,618 Views 32 Comments

A status yellow snow-ice alert remains in place today.

# motorists - Friday 24 November, 2017

Motorists warned to slow down as snow-ice alert remains in place
# So Very Cold
# So Very Cold

Motorists warned to slow down as snow-ice alert remains in place

Nov 24th 2017, 4:40 PM 31,078 Views 28 Comments

The weather is thankfully expected to get a bit milder over the coming days.

# motorists - Friday 17 November, 2017

Warning to motorists as cars stolen after being left unattended while windows defrosted
# Dawn Raids
# Dawn Raids

Warning to motorists as cars stolen after being left unattended while windows defrosted

Nov 17th 2017, 12:25 PM 41,800 Views 52 Comments

Two cars were reportedly stolen this morning after being left unattended.

# motorists - Sunday 22 October, 2017

Dublin's Phil Lynott statue has disappeared. Again. But we know where he is this time
# Jailbreak
# Jailbreak

Dublin's Phil Lynott statue has disappeared. Again. But we know where he is this time

Oct 22nd 2017, 6:00 AM 69,368 Views 27 Comments

The well-known statue has been removed by Dublin City Council to facilitate the repaving of Harry Street.

# motorists - Monday 16 October, 2017

Is my car insurance void if I drive in a red weather alert?
# Drive Safe
# Drive Safe

Is my car insurance void if I drive in a red weather alert?

Oct 16th 2017, 10:20 AM 192,644 Views 15 Comments

Insurance Ireland has clarified that a post doing the rounds on social media is false.

# motorists - Friday 13 October, 2017

Drivers warned about hazardous conditions as tail end of Hurricane Ophelia heads towards Ireland
# Rain Rain Go Away
# Rain Rain Go Away

Drivers warned about hazardous conditions as tail end of Hurricane Ophelia heads towards Ireland

Oct 13th 2017, 1:05 PM 76,322 Views 53 Comments

Storm force winds and outbreaks of heavy rain could be on the way.

# motorists - Tuesday 8 August, 2017

Over 14,000 drivers caught on their phones in 2017 - and some were posing for selfies
# Put It Away
# Put It Away

Over 14,000 drivers caught on their phones in 2017 - and some were posing for selfies

Aug 8th 2017, 6:00 AM 9,521 Views 34 Comments

“The mobile phone is a big risk these days and people just aren’t heeding the message and ending up in a dreadful situation.”

# motorists - Sunday 6 August, 2017

Speed cameras in Port Tunnel catching 250 drivers on a monthly basis
# Slow Down
# Slow Down

Speed cameras in Port Tunnel catching 250 drivers on a monthly basis

Aug 6th 2017, 6:50 AM 13,466 Views 46 Comments

The average speed cameras at the tunnel came into force in May.

# motorists - Tuesday 18 July, 2017

Driver to face court after gardaí clock car travelling at over 190 km/h
# Slow Down
# Slow Down

Driver to face court after gardaí clock car travelling at over 190 km/h

Jul 18th 2017, 3:08 PM 48,395 Views 75 Comments

Traffic officers also dealt with a souped-up motorbike in Wicklow this afternoon.

# motorists - Thursday 15 June, 2017

Poll: Is the punishment for not wearing a seatbelt enough to deter drivers?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Is the punishment for not wearing a seatbelt enough to deter drivers?

Jun 15th 2017, 9:07 AM 14,955 Views 88 Comments

Drivers caught not wearing one are fined up to €90 and are given three penalty points.

# motorists - Friday 26 May, 2017

Motorists warned about 'greasy roads' as heavy rain forecast for weekend
# Drive Slow
# Drive Slow

Motorists warned about 'greasy roads' as heavy rain forecast for weekend

May 26th 2017, 2:24 PM 18,988 Views 18 Comments

RSA CEO Moyagh Murdock warned that roads are more slippery when it rains after a dry spell.

# motorists - Wednesday 24 May, 2017

The price of fuel is going down but motorists are still paying far more than they did last year
# Fuelling The Boom
# Fuelling The Boom

The price of fuel is going down but motorists are still paying far more than they did last year

May 24th 2017, 12:25 PM 12,875 Views 52 Comments

The AA says it is concerned that, for every litre of petrol purchased, 63.67% goes to the government.

# motorists - Monday 17 April, 2017

Petrol prices drop for first time in six months
# Pump It Up
# Pump It Up

Petrol prices drop for first time in six months

Apr 17th 2017, 2:57 PM 28,731 Views 44 Comments

On average, a litre of petrol now costs 136.6c, while a litre of diesel costs 126.0c.

# motorists - Tuesday 28 March, 2017

AA warns car buyers about new mileage 'lowballing' scam
# Don't Get Duped
# Don't Get Duped

AA warns car buyers about new mileage 'lowballing' scam

Mar 28th 2017, 2:09 PM 44,666 Views 51 Comments

By doctoring the mileage twice, unscrupulous sellers can dupe buyers and fool NCT checks, says the AA.

# motorists - Tuesday 28 February, 2017

Innocent motorists in serious road accidents 5 years ago still 'haven't seen a cent'
# Setanta Insurance
# Setanta Insurance

Innocent motorists in serious road accidents 5 years ago still 'haven't seen a cent'

Feb 28th 2017, 7:00 PM 21,423 Views 9 Comments

Some drivers who have been out of work since their accident have yet to receive their insurance payout.

# motorists - Tuesday 10 January, 2017

Car insurance gone up? Insurers will soon have to tell you why
# Rising Costs
# Rising Costs

Car insurance gone up? Insurers will soon have to tell you why

Jan 10th 2017, 8:27 PM 31,182 Views 63 Comments

New laws will be in place by the end of the year to ensure that insurance companies tell customers why they are paying more.

# motorists - Thursday 24 November, 2016

'Thrown to the wolves': There's no justification for 300% price hike in car insurance, says committee
# Why So Much?
# Why So Much?

'Thrown to the wolves': There's no justification for 300% price hike in car insurance, says committee

Nov 24th 2016, 4:20 PM 37,447 Views 112 Comments

An Oireachtas committee said Irish drivers must get detailed breakdown of why their car insurance costs so much.

# motorists - Friday 18 November, 2016

Poll: Should penalty points be increased for using a phone while driving?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should penalty points be increased for using a phone while driving?

Nov 18th 2016, 8:42 AM 21,378 Views 105 Comments

The RSA says increased penalty points have resulted in changes in the behaviour of drivers.

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