Dero’s Coach Tours, of Killarney, Co Kerry, has been convicted on five charges.  File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

A coach tour company in Killarney has been convicted on five charges, including failing to provide tachograph records. Dero’s Coach Tours Ltd, of Main(...)

Paschal Donohoe said making helmets compulsory would have an “instant and very negative effect” on city bicycle schemes being rolled out across the country. File photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

There are no plans to make cycle helmets compulsory though they are proven to reduce serious injury, Minister for Transport Paschal Donohoe has said. (...)

There are 1,620 sets of traffic lights in the Dublin region across all four local authorities, and the red light running campaign launch has said  road users put themselves at great risk by driving, cycling or crossing through red lights every day.

If Dublin’s drivers, cyclists and pedestrians displayed just a little more patience when using the city’s roads, lives could be saved in the run up to(...)

Irish owners are rightly concerned about the impact of the VW scandal on their cars 2:33

Why should Irish motorists care about the Volkswagen scandal? Put simply, it may end up costing you more in motor tax and new car prices. While the f(...)

A Co Clare man, whose Toyota Land Cruiser was 364 days out of test when he presented it for a new Certificate of Road Worthiness, was given a certificate of renewal valid for only 24 hours, the High Court has heard

A Co Clare man, whose Toyota Land Cruiser was 364 days out of test when he presented it for a new Certificate of Road Worthiness (CRW), was given a ce(...)

Kerry Coaches Ltd, of Woodlands Industrial Estate, Killarney was originally summonsed by the Road Safety Authority on 22 allegations.

A Killarney coach and luxury transport company has been convicted on 10 charges in relation to its tachographs and the organisation of drivers’ time. (...)

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(...)