Driver claims cameras cannot be used to prosecute offences under Finance Acts

Under new legislation, driving unaccompanied and failing to display an L-place will incur two penalty points. Photograph:  Matt Kavanagh

Unaccompanied learner drivers are eight times more likely to be involved in a fatal crash compared with those accompanied by an ex(...)

Sergeant Maurice McCabe: said of the Guerin report: ‘It is a good day after six years of fighting the system.’ Photograph: Laura Hutton

Kenny promises ‘root and branch’ review after Guerin report on misconduct claims

 Traffic volumes on some parts of the M50 (above), have increased by 25 per cent since 2010.

Varadkar says he would have ‘serious problem’ with toll being increased at peak times

Speeding fines: last year 1,754 drivers escaped points after making a poor-box contribution. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Motorists are still avoiding points three years after the rules changed

Not learning: One in every 15 road fatalities involves an unaccompanied learner driver, according to the Department of Justice. Photograph: Thinkstock.

Only one-fifth of learner drivers who drive unaccompanied or fail to display an L-plate are convicted and fined

Dublin archbishop Diarmuid Martin said the same-sex marriage debate in Ireland had got off to ‘a bad start’.

Martin says debate on same-sex marriage in Ireland has got off to ‘a bad start’

Breath test: 441,380 drivers were breathalysed at checkpoints in 2013, and 7,962 were arrested. Photograph (posed by a model): John Giles/PA Wire

Assistant Commissioner John Twomey says fall in detections of speeding, illegally using a mobile phone and not wearing a seat belt(...)

Minister for Transport Leo Varadkar says the Government is “committed to transparency”. Photograph: Frank Miller

PAC chairman says he doesn’t mind if evidence held in a public or private session

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