Some 51 per cent of the 873 buses inspected by the RSA in the past year were not compliant with roads safety standards. Photograph: iStock

More than half of buses inspected by the Road Safety Authority (RSA) in the past year have failed road safety tests, according to data released by the(...)

Elon Musk, the chief executive of Tesla and SpaceX, hasn’t been having a great few weeks. There was the bizarre – and totally unfounded – tweet callin(...)

Cyclists participating in a  ‘Keep Cyclists Safe on Dublin’s Quays’ initiatvie in Dublin last year.  Photograph: Nick Bradshaw.

More than 350 cyclists were discharged from Irish hospitals after being treated for head injuries following road traffic incidents last year, HSE figu(...)

The public services card will no longer be compulsory for those taking a driver theory test.

The Road Safety Authority has dropped a requirement first announced last year that applicants for the driver theory test would have to produce a publi(...)

SORCHA POLLAK Motorcyclists have been urged to take extra care on the roads over the bank holiday weekend and “ride with restraint” as part of the n(...)

Moyagh Murdock, RSA chief executive: ‘People are on holidays, they are out biking at the weekends and they are sadly engaging in very risky behaviour.’ Photograph: Getty

Five motorcyclists were killed in traffic collisions in the fourth week of July last year, according to figures from the Road Safety Authority (RSA),(...)

NCT centre Dublin. File photograph: Dave Sleator

The company that operates the National Car Test (NCT) has been given a six-month extension to its contract by the Road Safety Authority. Applus Car (...)

A view of the road between Letterkenny and Derry. Photograph: Jerome Keeney

They are impossible to ignore once over the border into Co Donegal: aggressive and fresh black tyre marks on roads – evidence of anti-social driving. (...)

The latest road death figures demand action by the Garda Síochána, the Road Safety Authority and the motoring public. Photograph: John Giles/PA

The Road Traffic (Amendment) Bill has been passed by the Dáil and is now working its way through the Seanad. Hopefully, it will become law in the life(...)

Minister for Transport  Shane Ross criticised the filibustering from a handful of TDs that delayed the new law and suggested the delays had cost lives. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

TDs who delayed legislation on drink driving have a cross to bear “ for the rest of their lives”, Minister for Transport Shane Ross has said. Speakin(...)

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