Gardaí have revealed the worst speeding offences detected by the GoSafe cameras since the start of the year, with one motorist in Co Donegal caught going 123km/h above the speed limit.

Gardaí have revealed the worst speeding offences detected by the GoSafe cameras since the start of the year, with one motorist in Co Donegal caught go(...)

One reader went to great effort to acquire the public services card to renew his truck driving licence, only to discover   truck licence renewals are not permitted online. File photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

Last week we carried an item from a reader who wished to highlight the fact that if he wished to renew his driving licence using the new-fangled inter(...)

Drivers have been warned to check their tyres as research has found that defective ones are a contributory factor in 14 road deaths annually. Photograph: Getty Images.

Drivers have been warned to check their tyres as research has found that defective ones are a contributory factor in 14 road deaths annually. Moyagh(...)

A shopper pushes a trolley in a supermarket. There is a common assumption that we are entitled to get a product at whatever price it is marked at in a shop. File photograph: Neil Hall/Reuters

“I was hoping you could clarify something for me please,” starts a mail from a reader called Jim. “What happens if a retailer has an item wrongly pri(...)

Plastic bottles currently have a good market, while tops, tubs and trays are a little more difficult to trade. Photograph: iStock

One of the biggest developments in the Irish waste-processing industry is set to happen next year when large volumes of plastic film generated in Irel(...)

Fewer than half of the 70,000 people living in Ireland who hold UK driving licences have exchanged them for an Irish licence ahead of the October 31st Brexit deadline, the Dáil has heard.  Photograph: Getty Images

Fewer than half of the 70,000 people living in Ireland who hold UK driving licences have exchanged them for an Irish licence ahead of the October 31st(...)

E-scooting in Dublin 4. With an average speed of 12mph, electric scooters and bikes could complete short journeys quicker than vehicles in many cities. Photograph: Alan Betson

In the most recent census, of 2016, there were more than 1.8 million people commuting every day, with the majority of travel done by car. Next up was (...)

A report commissioned by the Road Safety Authority on e-scooter use in other EU countries found differing regulations and poor standards of enforcement. Photograph: Fabrizio Bensch/Reuters

The Department of Transport is to embark on a two-month consultation process to gauge the public’s views on the legalisation of electric scooters and (...)

The  overriding Garda view is that a clear decision must be taken to either allow e-scooters under regulation or  ban them completely. Photograph: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

Concern is growing in Garda circles about the increased use of e-scooters, especially in Dublin, as a public consultation on the future of the devices(...)

Electric scooters are currently not regulated in Ireland and are technically illegal. Photograph: Bloomberg via Getty Images

Attempting to ban electric scooters would be counterproductive and difficult to enforce, while regulating them could help the State to reduce greenhou(...)

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