Imagine knowing the individual charged with grading your performance in an exam you have spent two years preparing for is an overworked, last-resort recruit?

Shane burst into class late and with no sign of an apology. He was too full of the joys of having passed his driving test. “Next stop, the Leaving C(...)

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(...)

Full vehicle inspections are to resume at eight National Car Test Service (NCTS) centres this week following the replacement of vehicle lifts used when carrying out underbody checks.

Full vehicle inspections are to resume at eight National Car Test Service (NCTS) centres this week following the replacement of vehicle lifts used whe(...)

The woman was waiting at the stop when the teenager came along on his scrambler and hit her. File photograph: An Garda Síochána.

Gardaí are looking for a teenager who crashed into a woman on his scrambler bike and then went into a canal. The incident happened at Drimnagh Luas (...)

Road Safety Authority chair Liz O’Donnell and outgoing chief executive Moyagh Murdock. Ms Murdock is taking up a new role as chief executive of Insurance Ireland. Photograph: Tom Honan

The deadline for applicants to one of four vacancies on the Road Safety Authority board has been extended after the notice incorrectly gave the remune(...)

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Before cycling home one evening recently, Suzanne switched on the small video camera she attaches to her helmet when cycling around Dublin. Shortly af(...)

Insurance Ireland has named Moyagh Murdock, currently chief executive of the Road Safety Authority, as its next chief executive, effective from March.

Insurance Ireland has named Moyagh Murdock, currently head of the Road Safety Authority, as its next chief executive, effective from March. “This is (...)

Two-thirds of all fatalities occur on country roads. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

There is a danger that public complacency and special pleading by vested interests could damage the good work done by the Road Safety Authority and th(...)

Fifty-four people died on the North’s roads in 2019, according to provisional figures released by the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI). It (...)

The scene of a fatal crash near Maghera, Co Derry, where a 19-year-old man was killed. Photograph: Margaret McLaughlin

A 19-year-old man became the first person to die on Ireland’s roads this year when his car was involved in a collision in Co Derry at around 2.30am on(...)

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