Currently the Government is proposing a speed limits for electric scooters of of 25km/h as part of the Road Traffic and Roads Bill 2021.

The speed limit of electric scooters should be set at 12 km/h and as low as 6 km/h in built-up areas, campaigners for people who are visually impaired(...)

EU driving and resting regulations have been relaxed for hauliers due to the shortage of drivers. File photograph: Getty

A total of 60 applications for work permits for lorry drivers from outside the European Union have been received since a quota was lifted in October t(...)

Methane emission reduction is seen as key to reducing the agriculture sector’s overall carbon footprint. Photograph: iStock

New technologies will be needed to ensure the agriculture sector hits its targets under the climate action plan, the Oireachtas committee on the envir(...)

The changes were announced by the Road Safety Authority  and the Department of Transport on Tuesday, describing them as ‘temporary and urgent’. Photograph: iStock

Truck drivers are to be allowed stay on the road for longer periods of time due to the threat of Covid-19 on food and other essential supply chains. (...)

Emerald will begin flying Aer Lingus Regional routes on St Patrick’s Day, weeks after its Dublin-Donegal service takes off on February 26th, also under the Aer Lingus banner. Photograph: Getty Images

It would be wrong to connect Friday’s news that Emerald Airlines will operate the State-aided Dublin-Donegal service with this week’s axing of Governm(...)

Donegal Airport’s runway. Emerald will fly the Dublin-Donegal route under the Aer Lingus brand and flight numbers and its schedule will allow passengers to connect with the larger carrier’s network. Photograph: Owen Clarke

Aer Lingus regional operator Emerald Airlines will take over the State-supported Dublin-Donegal air service from next month. Scandinavian carrier Ama(...)

Over 585,000 electric vehicles will need to be added to the national fleet in the last three years of this decade if the Government’s Climate Action Plan target for EVs is to be met. Photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

More than 585,000 electric vehicles (EVs) will need to be added to the national fleet in the last three years of this decade if the Government’s Clima(...)

RocDoc’s new facilities will provide additional capacity over Christmas as well as the additional testing requirements for international travel due to the Omicron variant. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The likelihood that Covid testing will be a feature of international travel for the foreseeable future has prompted on of the largest RT-PCR and antig(...)

The High Court recently ruled that international protection applicants meet the normal residence requirement of the Road Traffic (Licensing of Drivers) Regulations 2006 and are eligible to apply for licences. Photograph: iStock

Asylum seekers have finally been cleared to apply for driving licences and learner permits, the Department of Transport has said. The move follows a (...)

The Gleesk Viaduct, part of a disused railway line between Glenbeigh and Renard near Cahersiveen, Co Kerry, which is part of a proposed 32km Ring of Kerry greenway. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

The State is set to offer tens of millions in goodwill payments to landowners who sell their land to facilitate the construction of greenways as part (...)

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