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#Rules of the road

# rules-of-the-road - Wednesday 8 July, 2020

Over 35,000 drivers currently driving on their fourth or subsequent learner permit

It emerged in recent days that Minister Barry Cowen drove on a learner’s permit when he was caught drink driving in 2016.

# rules-of-the-road - Wednesday 22 April, 2020

Some drivers exploiting quieter roads and behaving 'recklessly' during Covid-19 emergency

There have been five deaths on Irish roads so far in April.

# rules-of-the-road - Monday 4 March, 2019

Poll: Should electric scooters be banned from public roads? Poll This post contains a poll

Poll: Should electric scooters be banned from public roads?

Dublin City Council has led calls for the two-wheeled vehicles to be banned.

# rules-of-the-road - Sunday 13 January, 2019

Drivers who put cyclists at risk to be targeted, but it won't be mandatory to wear high-vis while on your bike

Government plans to build on existing rules that govern cycling and driving rules.

# rules-of-the-road - Monday 7 January, 2019

Motorist caught cheating twice in same theory test - once with a bluetooth device

Six people were caught cheating in their theory test by RSA officials between 2017 and 2018.

# rules-of-the-road - Monday 18 December, 2017

The difference between zebra and pelican crossings: a simpleton's guide

And what to do when approaching them.

# rules-of-the-road - Monday 4 December, 2017

How to drive on a motorway: a numbskull's guide

It’s really not that hard, people.

# rules-of-the-road - Monday 12 September, 2016

QUIZ: How Well Do You Remember The Rules of the Road?

Buckle up – we’re going to tell you.

# rules-of-the-road - Friday 6 May, 2016

Wrong way round: Your guide to driving in Europe

Navigating the mean streets of Europe can be daunting for the uninitiated motorist – we’re here to help.

# rules-of-the-road - Friday 12 June, 2015

The 5 golden rules of riding in a group

If you’re new to cycling and just joined your first chain gang or weekend club run, a lot more goes into getting accepted by the group than just rocking up.

# rules-of-the-road - Monday 21 July, 2014

From The Daily Edge This pushy driver learned exactly why you never overtake on the inside Rules Of The Road

This pushy driver learned exactly why you never overtake on the inside

And got a lesson in karma.

# rules-of-the-road - Tuesday 6 May, 2014

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

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

# rules-of-the-road - Tuesday 14 May, 2013

From The Daily Edge 11 things you might not know about cycling in Ireland On Yer Bike This post contains videos

11 things you might not know about cycling in Ireland

Let’s settle this red light thing for once and for all.

# rules-of-the-road - Monday 16 April, 2012

From The Daily Edge The burning question*: Do you hover on outside lane on dual carriageway? Dilemma This post contains a poll

The burning question*: Do you hover on outside lane on dual carriageway?

This and every Monday, let TheJournal.ie distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)

# rules-of-the-road - Tuesday 28 February, 2012

Cyclists should face on-the-spot fines for rule breaking - TD

A cycling group has backed Kevin Humphreys’ call for better enforcement, but said there could be difficulties in practice.