Kim Nugent argues a technical loophole in the laws governing penalty points means her  six penalty points and subsequent disqualification should be quashed.  File Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

A motorist has begun a High Court action aimed at quashing six penalty points received after her car broke the speed limit on the main Dublin to Ga(...)

Road crash statistics are bleak, impersonal measurements, stripped of any character or human loss. Behind the figures lie broken lives and family trag(...)

The National Car Testing Service has said the “website is no indication of the available slots”. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

All National Car Test (NCT) appointments can be organised within two weeks if motorists inquire through the right means, the organisation has confirme(...)

Courts Service chief executive  Brendan Ryan: questioned on loophole by Public Accounts Committee. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

The Courts Service has said driving licences should be tied to vehicle ownership to resolve a loophole which resulted in 21,154 drivers escaping pe(...)

Most classic car enthusiasts in Ireland are hoping the Government will continue to exempt their vehicles from NCT tests following a public consultati(...)

ÁINE McMAHON The Injuries Board has said a recent increase in accidents in the workplace is likely to be due to the upturn in the economy. The board y(...)

Liz O Donnell, former deputy leader of the Progressive Democrats, is to be nominated as chair of the Road Safety Authority, replacing Gay Byrne. Photo: Cyril Byrne / The Irish Times

Former Progressive Democrat minister Liz O’Donnell has been nominated as the new head of the Road Safety Authority. In a statement issued after a Cabi(...)

On the back of growing demand Applus has increased its workforce, growing its employees by 61 to 665 during 2013, with a further 25 jobs to be created in 2014. Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

The company behind the delivery of the National Car Test (NCT) has paid a dividend of €4.4 million, as its pre-tax profits grew to €4.5 million on the(...)

DNA tests are to be carried out to positively identify a body found in a car which burst into flames after crashing into a tree in Co Mayo in the earl(...)

‘Do you want to keep the music with you in the shower or climbing Kilimanjaro?” asks Spotify man. He wants me to upgrade from the free tablet version (...)