Hit twice: drivers are paying for the poor performance of the insurance industry. Photograph: Thinkstock

We had become used, almost inured, over the decades, to steadily escalating car insurance costs in this country. Indeed, by the late 1980s and early 1(...)

The union is look for a pay increase of between 3 per cent and 5 per cent for bus drivers, on top of the payment of a previously agreed rise of between 6 and 13 per cent. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Staff in Bus Éireann and Dublin Bus who are represented by the National Bus and Rail Union (NBRU) are to seek substantial pay increases. The union sa(...)

Tuesday evening’s road death brings to three the number of cyclists who have lost their lives on Irish roads so far this year. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / The Irish Times Targets to be achieved by the next government include having at least 10 per cent of all journeys by bike by 2020. Photograph: The Irish Times

All parties fighting the general election should commit to spending a minimum of 10 per cent of transport funding on cycling, according to the Irish C(...)

Bridge of the People in Portland, Oregon, a type of extradosed bridge similar to one planned for the River Barrow near New Bridge, Co Wexford. Photograph: Reuters.

A €230 million deal has been agreed for the construction of a 13.6km bypass of New Ross in Co Wexford. The dual carriageway will include the world’s(...)

Since December 21st, drone registration has been mandatory in accordance with the Small Unmanned Aircraft (Drones) and Rockets Order (statutory instrument) S.I. 563 of 2015. File photograph:  Carlo Allegri/Reuters

There are now 1,200 registered drones in Ireland, the Department of Transport has confirmed. Since December 21st, drone registration has been mandat(...)

The request for the translation was made following a legal challenge to a drink-driving charge, taken on the basis that some road traffic legislation was not available in Irish . Photograph: Frank Miller

A conflict between two Irish translations of one word in road traffic legislation could have had serious legal consequences, documents released under(...)

Micheal Burke on his land at Ballymaquive, Ardrahan, Co Galway. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy.

Sections of a €550 million motorway being constructed in Co Galway may have to be raised in parts due to flooding, according to a leading hydrologist.(...)

Following the Maltese-registered Setanta’s liquidation, some 1,750 claims by and against its policyholders remained in existence

An appeal by the Motor Insurance Bureau of Ireland (MIBI) against a High Court ruling that it must pay out on outstanding claims following the collap(...)

Michael Noonan has said he does not know how far discussions have progressed between Uber and the Department of Transport

Uber, the online transport company which is to operate a 300-job customer-support centre in Limerick, is not free to operate a peer-to-peer car sharin(...)

A motorist stranded on the roof of his car in flood water near Ennereilly, Co Wicklow on Monday. Photograph: Garry O’Neill

Taoiseach Enda Kenny is chairing a meeting of the National Emergency Co-ordination Committee in Dublin this afternoon during which the State’s respons(...)