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#Road traffic bill

# road-traffic-bill - Wednesday 17 October, 2018

'A matter of urgency': Minister promises to take action on dangerous quad bike and scrambler use
# Danger
# Danger

'A matter of urgency': Minister promises to take action on dangerous quad bike and scrambler use

Oct 17th 2018, 6:00 PM 12,420 Views 38 Comments

Sinn Fein want to give gardaí the power to seize and detain quad bikes and scrambler motorcycles when being used unlawfully.

# road-traffic-bill - Monday 9 July, 2018

'Filibustering is parliamentary vandalism': Ross says TDs against drink-driving laws are not representing rural Ireland
# Road Traffic Bill
# Road Traffic Bill

'Filibustering is parliamentary vandalism': Ross says TDs against drink-driving laws are not representing rural Ireland

Jul 9th 2018, 5:22 PM 16,773 Views 85 Comments

As the controversial legislation passed in the Dáil last week, TD Danny Healy-Rae shouted: “This is sad day for rural Ireland.”

# road-traffic-bill - Wednesday 2 May, 2018

Ross says rural TDs are 'like road traffic terrorists' over drink-driving bill
# Road Traffic Bill
# Road Traffic Bill

Ross says rural TDs are 'like road traffic terrorists' over drink-driving bill

May 2nd 2018, 11:50 AM 21,447 Views 76 Comments

The RSA estimates that “seven to eight” fatalities could be avoided by changing the law.

# road-traffic-bill - Tuesday 7 November, 2017

Cabinet approves changes to make it illegal to let unaccompanied learners drive your car
# Prosecution
# Prosecution

Cabinet approves changes to make it illegal to let unaccompanied learners drive your car

Nov 7th 2017, 9:42 PM 39,896 Views 101 Comments

Gardaí will also be allowed seize a vehicle if a learner driver is discovered to be driving without a qualified driver present.

# road-traffic-bill - Friday 22 November, 2013

Government pledges to address 'serious gap in the law' on hit-and-run incidents
# Roads
# Roads

Government pledges to address 'serious gap in the law' on hit-and-run incidents

Nov 22nd 2013, 12:49 PM 5,887 Views 16 Comments

Transport Minister Leo Varadkar has said the government will accept the broad principle of a bill to crackdown on hit-and-run drivers.

# road-traffic-bill - 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 9,796 Views 58 Comments

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

# road-traffic-bill - Sunday 21 October, 2012

New driving laws will include clampdown on 'drug driving'
# Drug-Driving
# Drug-Driving

New driving laws will include clampdown on 'drug driving'

Oct 21st 2012, 3:34 PM 8,935 Views 42 Comments

Leo Varadkar says the forthcoming Road Traffic Bill will revise earlier laws to introduce ‘impairment testing’ for drivers.

# road-traffic-bill - Friday 19 October, 2012

Poll: Do you agree with a harsher penalty points system for novice drivers?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you agree with a harsher penalty points system for novice drivers?

Oct 19th 2012, 9:41 AM 9,550 Views 122 Comments

New measures could see novice drivers taken off the road after racking up just six penalty points. Do you agree?

# road-traffic-bill - Monday 8 August, 2011

Parking fines to be halved for those who pay promptly?
# Driving
# Driving

Parking fines to be halved for those who pay promptly?

Aug 8th 2011, 5:27 PM 556 Views 4 Comments

Compulsory driving lessons for secondary students and reminders for drivers about NCT renewal dates are also among the proposals from an Oireachtas committee.