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Sunday 24 September 2023 Dublin: 18°C

# Motorway

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Police pull over pensioner driving mobility scooter on busy UK motorway
The 92-year-old man was taken home by police.
Van that pulled over before reaching Garda checkpoint was full of stolen bikes and computers
He was detained after the vehicle stopped on the hard shoulder of the road, to the north of a checkpoint.
'Sligo needs a motorway to give it a fighting chance'
Businesses say the north-west has been overlooked when it comes to job-creating infrastructure.
11 accurate observations about driving on the poxy M50
QUIZ: How Good A Driver Are You, Really?
Strap in. We’re going to tell you.
Proposed toll increases for M50 and Port Tunnel 'excessive burden' on road users
The Advocate General of the European Court of Justice has recommended that VAT be implemented on state-owned motorway tolls.
Man injured after footbridge collapse over UK motorway
Police said it is believed a lorry collided with the pedestrian bridge.
An all-Ireland motorway may be on the way - but it'll cost us €100 each per year
Under the proposed plan 85% of Ireland’s population will live within 10km of the motorway.
Are you an eFlow customer? A dispute means that soon your tag won't work at 3 toll booths
It is thought about 80,000 customers will be affected by the dispute.
Dublin Fire Brigade have had a busy day dealing with weather-related road accidents
Difficult weather conditions have seen multiple accidents happening just outside the city.
Poll: Do you think Ireland should build a €15 billion all-island motorway?
The Ibec chief executive said a motorway network would help to better distribute population and economic activity.
Man dies after car plunges off motorway into river
The incident happened at about 6.30am this morning.
Three UCC students survive Spanish bus crash that killed at least 13 people
The students were not among the fatalities, one of them suffered minor injuries.
13-year-old girl seriously injured in fall from road bridge
The incident happened at about 8am this morning in Mahon, Co Cork.
Driver fined €25,000 in M50 toll-dodging crackdown
Transport Infrastructure Ireland are taking a new hardline stance on those who don’t pay their tolls, including the seizure of offenders’ cars.
Man dies after being struck by lorry on M50 motorway
The pedestrian was the only person injured in the collision.
Should motorists be charged more for using the M50 to help ease traffic?
Here’s what the government plans to do to combat Dublin traffic – and some advice from the Green Party.
"Obviously something went wrong": pilot makes emergency landing on motorway
Passing drivers helped the pilot move the craft off the road and onto the hard shoulder.
A toddler and three young boys were among the dead in Austrian truck
Police believe the people inside were already dead when the truck crossed into Austria.
Family leaves 3-year-old child behind at motorway rest stop, drive 100 miles without noticing
The little girl’s parents only realised she was missing when they heard a radio alert in their car.
Man dies after crash between truck and two cars on M1 motorway
It is understood that gardaí are investigating a possible link between the crash and the discovery of a woman’s body in the same county.
The drive from Dublin to Wexford just got a whole lot quicker
The M11 is now open for business.
Lights on Ireland's motorways are being turned off to save money
“Are we trying to save a few quid? That’s absolutely correct.”
Hero bikers band together to save scared dog on motorway
The big softies.
One dead, dozens injured in 40-car UK motorway pile-up
The incident occurred at around 8am this morning.
Five car collision on M7 between Naas and Newbridge
Drivers are warned to take care.
Galway councillor says jobs on new motorway should go to Irish people first
Michael Fahy says he is not against people from the EU getting jobs in Ireland but that local people should be given priority.
At least nine people killed in early-morning tourist bus crash in Germany
A coach carrying Polish tourists collided with another minibus near the city of Dresden.
Cheating man dumped by both his girlfriends with one very public banner
You could say he got his comeuppance.
Woman dies after falling from bridge on M50
The incident occurred earlier this afternoon.
€550m Galway motorway deal promises 450 jobs and at least five bypasses
The 57 km four-lane motorway between Tuam and Gort is to be completed by the end of 2018.
First motorway pub opens its doors in Britain amid controversy
The Wetherspoons pub is located on the main motorway between London and Birmingham. However road safety groups say it could lead to drink driving.
Two men arrested after car chased and rammed on the M50
The drivers of the BMW went to meet people in a car park in a view to sell the car.
Young girl injured in Galway motorway crash passes away in hospital
The five-year-old was seriously injured in a three vehicle collision near Athenry on Wednesday of last week.
Poll: Should the government raise speed limits on Irish motorways?
Minister Varadkar has said there is no proposal to raise the limit but if there was, would you support it?
Daly: Change motorway speed limits to 130kmh
The current speed limit is set at 120km per hour. But what does the Transport Minister think?
Hauliers to use toll roads for free in November
The toll on four roads – the M1, M3, M6 and the Limerick Tunnel – will be lifted in November to see if it reduces the number of trucks using regional roads.
100 jobs promised at two new motorway service sites
Topaz is opening the service stations on the Dublin-Cork and Dublin-Waterford motorways.
WATCH: Man hitches a ride down the M7 on the back of a truck
A backer down the motorway? No thanks.
Here’s What Happened Today: Thursday
Everyone’s talking about two reports into suicide in Ireland, a major crash on a motorway, and the Dublin mayor who’s giving himself a pay cut…