The number of people caught driving under the influence of cocaine spiked significantly when the State entered lockdown in March and April. Photograph: iStock

The number of people caught driving under the influence of cocaine spiked significantly when the State first entered lockdown. Detections of people d(...)

More than 1.5 million speeding tickets have been issued since the introduction of GoSafe speed cameras in November 2010.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Speed cameras are being extended to 900 additional areas from next Monday. While 903 new safety zones will be rolled out next week, 575 areas have be(...)

Road signs will request a 1m overtaking distance between vehicles and cars in areas with speeding limits of under 50 km/h. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Monday was a “great day for cyclists”, Minister for Transport Shane Ross announced as he launched new safety legislation by the side of a busy south D(...)

Staff working privately operated speed camera firm GoSafe are taking industrial action over their working conditions.  File photograph: Frank Miller

Gardaí have said up to half of speed camera vans will be in operation on Saturday despite a 24-hour strike by staff who operate the vehicles and that (...)

The Road Safety Authority has warned that traffic congestion outside school gates is proving “incredibly dangerous” for small children. Speaking at t(...)

People are more likely to be scrolling through Instagram and Facebook rather than texting while driving. Photograph: iStock

Almost 5,000 drivers were caught holding their mobile phones while driving by gardaí in the first two months of 2019, a 24 per cent increase on the sa(...)

Just 69 motorists were caught over the drink-driving limit “the morning after” since the beginning of the year, latest Garda figures show. Last month(...)

The funeral of Micheal Roarty, one of the four friends  killed in the Donegal crash   in January.  Photograph: PA

Road deaths have increased by more than a third so far this year, despite an increase in road traffic gardaí and rising detection of motoring offences(...)

 To date in 2019, 634 drivers have been arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Photograph:  Tom Honan

Gardaí have warned against complacency on the roads after a week in which 10 people were killed in road collisions, including four young men in one cr(...)

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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