It’s often said that the number of ways of arranging atoms and amino acids only goes so far, so the theory is that everyone has a perfect double ou(...)

Rosie Brennan outside Leinster House on Monday in a campaign to reduce speed limits in residential areas. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Roseann Brennan knows she cannot alter the fact that her six-year-old son was killed when he was hit by a car near his home.However, she is determined(...)

The introduction of new driver permits has contributed to a 90 per cent reduction in cheating during driving tests according to the Road Safety Aut(...)

Details of the grounds for the legal challenge were not given to Letterkenny District Court. Photograph: Reuters

In the first case of its kind before the courts, five Donegal men banned from driving in Northern Ireland have launched a legal case challenging drivi(...)

More cars than ever are failing the National Car Test. A total of 48 per cent of cars – or just over 650,000 – passed the test last year compared t(...)

Minister for Transport Paschal Donohoe: says there are problems with the penalty points system, whose credibility has been damaged by recent controversies including gardaí cancelling points. Photograph: Garrett White

Minister for Transport Paschal Donohoe says he is unhappy with the current level of road traffic policing and wants the strength of the Garda Traffic (...)

Pushed by cost into smaller, older cars younger drivers are more at risk on the road.

A US-based report has shown that teenagers and younger drivers are dying because their cars are older and less safe.Carried out by the Insurance Insti(...)

The scene of the incident near Athy, Co Kildare, where four young women were killed on Tuesday night after the car they were travelling in collided with a van. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

The thinning out of adequate Garda resources on Irish roads has played a role in the increase in traffic collisions, an AA Ireland spokesman has said.(...)

The scene of the fatal accident at Lower Main Street, in Ballyshannon, Co Donegal,  where a woman was  hit by a van on New Year’s Day. Photograph: Thomas Gallagher

Almost half of those killed in vehicles on the Republic’s roads last year were not wearing seat belts, according to provisional figures from the Road(...)

Road deaths rose in 2014 to 196 but this was well below the 472 people killed on the roads in 1997

The number of people killed on the State’s roads increased for the second year in a row in 2014 a rise of 6 to 196, end of year statistics show. The (...)