Moyagh Murdock, CEO of the RSA: project is being piloted around the country. Photograph: Sara Freund

New technology to detect drivers of commercial vehicles and cars who may be in breach of the law is being piloted by the Road Safety Authority. Info(...)

Sgt Darren McCarthy at a speed check on Conyngham Road, Dublin for National Slow Down Day.  Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins

A Garda operation to encourage motorists to slow down caught 451 drivers breaking the speed limit over a 24 hour period today and yesterday. Some offe(...)

Gardaí will use a range of technologies including laser hand-held speed detection devices, safety camera vans and in-car speed detection systems in a 24 hour initiative to reduce speeding on national primary and secondary roads. Photograph: The Irish Times

Gardaí began a national intensive speed enforcement operation at 7am on Friday, aimed at reducing speed-related crashes. “National Slow Down day” runs(...)

For over a year, service provider Applus “either remained unaware or overlooked the claimant’s action. In the tribunal’s view this delay undermines the decision to dismiss the claimant”. Photograph: The Irish Times

A senior National Car Test (NCT) tester who was sacked after testing his own car has been awarded €35,000 for unfair dismissal. The firm that operates(...)

Gertie Shields began campaigning for reform of drink-driving regulations after the death of her daughter in a crash in 1983.

Presenting Gertie Shields, who has died aged 85, with the supreme award at a 2013 ceremony, the then chairman of the Road Safety Authority, Gay Byr(...)

Minister for Transport Paschal Donohoe and Garda Síochána Supt Con O’Donohoe during a press briefing from the Road Safety Authority. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

More than one third of drivers and 25 per cent of passengers killed in road crashes in the first seven months of this year were not wearing seat belts(...)

After years of success in making our roads safer, the number of traffic-related deaths has been on the rise in recent years. A total of 196 people di(...)

New sign: diagonal black lines on white background were designed to replace the 80km/h signs on rural roads.

Over half of the local authorities who were required to erect a new rural speed limit sign have done so two months after the Department of Transport’s(...)

The number of deaths among cyclists on our roads more than doubled last year, up from five to 12. Photograph: The Irish Times

Every year thousands of collisions take place on our roads. Every one reported to gardaí is classified as fatal, serious or minor, along with details(...)

The traffic collision findings are contained in data compiled by the Garda and sent to the Road Safety Authority. Photograph: Getty Images 3:11

Summer is the most most dangerous time of the year to be on Irish roads, an analysis of traffic collision data over recent years shows. Between 2010 a(...)