Car crash culture: How driving bans are simply ignored

Road Safety Authority wants name-and-shame list of drivers banned for serious offences

The Road Safety Authority  wants to create a  name-and-shame register, a publicly accessible list of named drivers who have been banned from driving for serious offences. File photograph: Getty Images

The Road Safety Authority wants to create a name-and-shame register, a publicly accessible list of named drivers who have been banned from driving for serious offences. File photograph: Getty Images

Evident contempt for the law, and a commensurate indifference to the lives of others, emerges from detailed research carried out by the Road Safety Authority into the behaviour of disqualified drivers.

The drivers surveyed were not those who had merely clocked up 12 penalty points, thereby earning themselves a disqualification by stealth - serious as that would be.

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