The NCT are set to issue new certificates to over 30,000 drivers after a system error.
South Kilkenny roads are to undergo a speed review.
The Road Safety Authority (RSA) urges drivers to check the expiry date on their licences and learner permits, as many drivers may be unknowingly driving with expired licences. You can renew a licence up to three months before its expiry date but, if your licence has expired for 10 years or more, you must reapply and take a driver theory test, driving lessons and a driving test. You can renew your licence using …
Younger drivers might have to wait as long as 18 months to sit their driving test and have to pay hundreds of euro in extra insurance during that time, the Irish Independent reports.
70 vehicles have been seized this year from motorists who have accumulated large bills for the non-payment of M50 tolls. A total of 70 vehicles have been seized during the first half of this year, resulting in a considerable increase on the seizure rate in comparison to previous years; 44 cars were seized in 2020 and an even lesser amount of 40 vehicles were taken by authorities in 2018. On July 2nd, a spokesman for Transport Infrastructure Ireland (TII) stated that the unpaid M50 bills from the sheriff-seized vehicles ranged from €5,000 …
“Five out of ten pedestrians will die if hit by a vehicle travelling at 50km/h,” declared Cllr Johnny Flynn (FG) during the Clare County Council meeting in June.
Urgent action must be taken as an estimated 120,000 people are waiting for their theory tests and more than 70,000 people are waiting on a full driving test, says Roscommon-Galway TD Michael Fitzmaurice.
The first phase of the new BusConnects network launched on the 27th of June, taking its first journey around the North-east area of Dublin.
Met Éireann is urging drivers to stay safe on Friday morning (July 2) and is predicting heavy fog on roads across the country. Irish roads were covered in a thick layer of fog this morning (Thursday) with the midlands, eastern and Dublin regions being most affected. An Gardaí Síochana has asked for those driving in affected areas to reduce speed, increase stopping distance and usefog lights …
The scourge of drug driving is on the rise as An Garda Síochána’s twitter account shows countless reports of drug driving in the month of June.