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# 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 37,529 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 21,389 Views 105 Comments

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

# motorists - Sunday 24 July, 2016

14-hour delays see traffic at standstill at English port of entry into France
# Dover
# Dover

14-hour delays see traffic at standstill at English port of entry into France

Jul 24th 2016, 12:05 PM 36,778 Views 71 Comments

The Port of Dover has seen enormous tailbacks over the weekend due to holiday traffic and heightened security at French border control.

# motorists - Wednesday 23 March, 2016

Garda operation targeting people using mobile phones while driving
# Eyes On The Road
# Eyes On The Road

Garda operation targeting people using mobile phones while driving

Mar 23rd 2016, 8:50 AM 17,975 Views 102 Comments

Operation Mobile Phone will continue today.

# motorists - Sunday 6 March, 2016

Every Irish motorist will identify with this gas sketch
# Me Nerves
From The Daily Edge
# Me Nerves

Every Irish motorist will identify with this gas sketch

Mar 6th 2016, 10:54 AM 5,332 Views 1 Comment

Oh Jesus.

# motorists - Wednesday 13 January, 2016

Price war means motorists set to save on petrol and diesel
# Price At The Pumps
# Price At The Pumps

Price war means motorists set to save on petrol and diesel

Jan 13th 2016, 2:00 PM 34,160 Views 91 Comments

Oil prices are dropping and the market in Ireland is very competitive at the moment.

# motorists - Wednesday 30 December, 2015

Drivers saw insurance rise by up to 50% this year and the increase looks set to continue
# More Cash
# More Cash

Drivers saw insurance rise by up to 50% this year and the increase looks set to continue

Dec 30th 2015, 11:02 AM 22,763 Views 106 Comments

Irish drivers will collectively pay €300 million in extra premium costs this year, according to the AA.

# motorists - Wednesday 18 November, 2015

This random act of kindness is every car-owner's dream
# Act Of Kindness
From The Daily Edge
# Act Of Kindness

This random act of kindness is every car-owner's dream

Nov 18th 2015, 7:00 PM 7,122 Views 2 Comments

We need more people in the world like this.

# motorists - Monday 21 September, 2015

Poll: Should all motorists be made pay €50 for an 'emergency pack'?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should all motorists be made pay €50 for an 'emergency pack'?

Sep 21st 2015, 7:57 PM 26,477 Views 150 Comments

The Garda Commissioner wants to make it an offence not to have a working torch, breakdown triangle, hi-vis vest and fire extinguisher.

# motorists - Monday 7 September, 2015

Rush hour drivers take note... Gardaí have launched a seatbelt crackdown
# Click Click
# Click Click

Rush hour drivers take note... Gardaí have launched a seatbelt crackdown

Sep 7th 2015, 5:00 PM 18,393 Views 50 Comments

Let’s be careful out there.

# motorists - Sunday 16 August, 2015

A lot of Irish people shave and apply make-up while driving
# Seems Dangerous
# Seems Dangerous

A lot of Irish people shave and apply make-up while driving

Aug 16th 2015, 12:18 PM 12,658 Views 59 Comments

More than 80% of motorists also said they see other drivers using mobile devices while driving on a regular basis.

# motorists - Thursday 16 April, 2015

9 driving problems every Irish motorist will understand
# Driving Wave
From The Daily Edge
# Driving Wave

9 driving problems every Irish motorist will understand

Apr 16th 2015, 1:07 PM 9,847 Views 6 Comments

Get. The sheep. Off. The road.

# motorists - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

Stuck behind a tractor? Appreciate that they're providing your food, say road chiefs
# Beep Beep
# Beep Beep

Stuck behind a tractor? Appreciate that they're providing your food, say road chiefs

Mar 18th 2015, 12:00 PM 8,606 Views 59 Comments

You’ll be seeing a lot more on the roads in the coming weeks.

# motorists - Wednesday 28 January, 2015

Getting your NCT soon? Good news. More inspectors are working than ever before
# No Delay
# No Delay

Getting your NCT soon? Good news. More inspectors are working than ever before

Jan 28th 2015, 7:15 AM 8,253 Views 45 Comments

There have been criticisms about delays, but the RSA says appointments are available.

# motorists - 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 12,798 Views 68 Comments

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

# motorists - Wednesday 21 May, 2014

Poll: Own up... Have you ever parked in a disabled space?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Own up... Have you ever parked in a disabled space?

May 21st 2014, 9:11 AM 21,946 Views 194 Comments

Ever? Time to confess.

# motorists - Tuesday 6 May, 2014

Back off, buddy: Irish drivers love to 'tailgate'
# Fools Of The Road
# Fools Of The Road

Back off, buddy: Irish drivers love to 'tailgate'

May 6th 2014, 9:08 AM 18,166 Views 147 Comments

Survey shows we have three main ways of dealing with impatient drivers.

# motorists - Tuesday 1 April, 2014

'Motorists were wrongly fined' --- speed camera whistleblower
# Fixed Charges
# Fixed Charges

'Motorists were wrongly fined' --- speed camera whistleblower

Apr 1st 2014, 11:44 PM 19,201 Views 39 Comments

Alan Shatter says he’s pursuing claims detailed tonight on Prime Time with the new Garda Commissioner

# motorists - Sunday 12 January, 2014

Not again. More spot flooding warnings issued
# Weather
# Weather

Not again. More spot flooding warnings issued

Jan 12th 2014, 3:38 PM 24,787 Views 25 Comments

AA Roadwatch have urged motorists to be careful this afternoon.

# motorists - Tuesday 16 July, 2013

You'll only understand these terrors if you've learned to drive
# L Plates
From The Daily Edge
# L Plates

You'll only understand these terrors if you've learned to drive

Jul 16th 2013, 6:00 PM 29,418 Views 89 Comments

In which case, you’ll never forget it.

# motorists - Monday 8 July, 2013

6 ways to heal the rift between motorists and cyclists
# All We Are Saying
From The Daily Edge
# All We Are Saying

6 ways to heal the rift between motorists and cyclists

Jul 8th 2013, 6:00 PM 12,133 Views 97 Comments

Give peace a chance.

# motorists - Monday 24 June, 2013

The 11 most annoying drivers on Irish roads
# Wheely Irritating
From The Daily Edge
# Wheely Irritating

The 11 most annoying drivers on Irish roads

Jun 24th 2013, 6:00 PM 59,127 Views 311 Comments

How many of these will you meet on your commute?

# motorists - Wednesday 5 June, 2013

How not to text while sitting on top of a moving car
# Brb Texting
From The Daily Edge
# Brb Texting

How not to text while sitting on top of a moving car

Jun 5th 2013, 5:56 PM 800 Views 0 Comments

OH MY GOD WHY WOULD YOU DO THIS?

# motorists - Sunday 26 May, 2013

Uninsured drivers responsible for 7 per cent of vehicle damage
# Drivers
# Drivers

Uninsured drivers responsible for 7 per cent of vehicle damage

May 26th 2013, 2:29 PM 6,393 Views 55 Comments

Over a quarter of Irish drivers have had their car damaged by an unidentified driver and almost 7 per cent have had their vehicle damaged by an uninsured driver, according to the AA.

# motorists - Monday 8 April, 2013

Campaign launched after four deaths and 96 'near misses' at level crossings
# Level Crossings
# Level Crossings

Campaign launched after four deaths and 96 'near misses' at level crossings

Apr 8th 2013, 11:32 AM 6,626 Views 14 Comments

The campaign aims to make road users aware of the correct behaviour at railway crossings and the dangers posed by their misuse.

# motorists - Thursday 21 March, 2013

Road users warned of risk of flooding

Road users warned of risk of flooding

Mar 21st 2013, 7:05 PM 15,737 Views 18 Comments

The Road Safety Authority has said that drivers should follow its tips for driving safely in bad weather.

# motorists - Tuesday 8 January, 2013

Motorists warned over icy road conditions in January
# Roads
# Roads

Motorists warned over icy road conditions in January

Jan 8th 2013, 1:00 PM 12,491 Views 11 Comments

Temperatures are expected to drop to -3°C tonight, with the possibility of widespread frost, icy conditions, black ice, dense and freezing fog suggested for the coming days.

# motorists - Monday 24 December, 2012

Road users urged to take care over Christmas period
# Roads
# Roads

Road users urged to take care over Christmas period

Dec 24th 2012, 12:23 PM 2,607 Views 10 Comments

Drivers have been advised to be patient of other road users, to allow plenty of time for their journey, and to never ever drink and drive.

# motorists - Sunday 16 December, 2012

Are ignition locks the answer to cutting drink-drive deaths?
# Alcolocks
# Alcolocks

Are ignition locks the answer to cutting drink-drive deaths?

Dec 16th 2012, 8:00 AM 9,801 Views 58 Comments

Ireland is considering introducing them as a sentencing option in drink-driving convictions, a measure recommended this week in the US.

# motorists - Tuesday 11 December, 2012

Shatter: Allegations on penalty points concern only 'small minority' of cases
# Penalty Points
# Penalty Points

Shatter: Allegations on penalty points concern only 'small minority' of cases

Dec 11th 2012, 3:01 PM 5,632 Views 48 Comments

The justice minister says fewer than 300 alleged driving offences are being questioned, out of a total of almost 1.5 million.

# motorists - Friday 7 December, 2012

Garda Commissioner: Investigation into penalty points cancellations will be 'rigorous'
# Penalty Points
# Penalty Points

Garda Commissioner: Investigation into penalty points cancellations will be 'rigorous'

Dec 7th 2012, 11:18 AM 11,205 Views 82 Comments

Garda Commissioner Martin Callinan said there was “no question” that a culture of non-enforcement of penalties was being tolerated by the Gardaí.

# motorists - Thursday 6 December, 2012

'Gnarly City Counsel' parking tickets fool Galway motorists
# Galway
# Galway

'Gnarly City Counsel' parking tickets fool Galway motorists

Dec 6th 2012, 5:41 PM 10,474 Views 8 Comments

The tickets were put under the windscreen wipers of cars in the Crescent/Sea Road area – and the council say it was “an elaborate prank”.

# motorists - Tuesday 4 December, 2012

€500,000 Hailo taxi voucher giveaway to help get people home safely this Christmas
# Get Home Safely
# Get Home Safely

€500,000 Hailo taxi voucher giveaway to help get people home safely this Christmas

Dec 4th 2012, 8:43 AM 9,505 Views 55 Comments

Over 100,000 wallet-sized cards, each containing a €5 discount voucher for a Hailo taxi, will be available to people in Dublin during December.

# motorists - Monday 3 December, 2012

Rise in number of motorists using wrong fuel, says AA
# Breakdowns
# Breakdowns

Rise in number of motorists using wrong fuel, says AA

Dec 3rd 2012, 1:50 PM 11,192 Views 32 Comments

Motorists are being hit with large bills after accidentally putting unsuitable fuel into their vehicles.

# motorists - Wednesday 28 November, 2012

Warnings to motorists over icy roads, freezing fog
# Weather
# Weather

Warnings to motorists over icy roads, freezing fog

Nov 28th 2012, 8:00 AM 9,663 Views 16 Comments

Gardaí have already reported several crashes across the country.

# motorists - Monday 26 November, 2012

# motorists - Sunday 4 November, 2012

Motorists warned: N11 blocked over car on fire
# Motorists
# Motorists

Motorists warned: N11 blocked over car on fire

Nov 4th 2012, 8:06 PM 28,100 Views 22 Comments

The N11 Dublin/Wexford Road is blocked on the southbound lane due to a car catching fire.

# motorists - Monday 15 October, 2012

1 in 3 drivers 'expect' aggression or intimidation on Irish roads
# Road Rage
# Road Rage

1 in 3 drivers 'expect' aggression or intimidation on Irish roads

Oct 15th 2012, 8:44 AM 5,141 Views 43 Comments

A survey on motorists says that 13 per cent of them have gotten out of their car to confront another driver.

# motorists - Wednesday 10 October, 2012

Toyota recall: Car maker recalls thousands of vehicles in Ireland
# Toyota
# Toyota

Toyota recall: Car maker recalls thousands of vehicles in Ireland

Oct 10th 2012, 2:07 PM 9,611 Views 14 Comments

It is part of a worldwide recall of 7.43 million cars around the world.

# motorists - Monday 8 October, 2012

New campaign encourages pregnant women to wear seat belts
# Mind The Bump
# Mind The Bump

New campaign encourages pregnant women to wear seat belts

Oct 8th 2012, 11:39 AM 8,495 Views 58 Comments

A new campaign has been launched in Co Mayo to inform to mothers-to-be of the dangers of driving without wearing a seatbelt.