Don’t forget to renew your licence

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 …

70 vehicles seized from M50-toll dodgers 

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 …

Motorists get fog warning  

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 …