A level crossing gate which was damaged in an incident in Galway in 2017. File photograph: Press 22

There have been 31 incidents at level crossings so far this year, Irish Rail has said. The company said some of these incidents have been “particularl(...)

NCT test centres were closed between the end of March and early June due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Photograph: Dara MacDonaill

A 91-year-old Chrysler Plymouth was the oldest car to pass its NCT last year. The vintage model, which was first registered in 1929, replaced a 1932 (...)

Jackie Healy-Rae said the new system would only allow people to access the system via Windows computers, not on phones, tablets, Mac machines or the older Windows 7. File photograph: Alan Betson

The new online driver theory test is “an interim solution” until an upgraded, online version is put in place, the Road Safety Authority has said. The(...)

Traffic on Dublin’s M50 at the M4 Junction in 2017. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Traffic is expected to approach near-normal pre-Covid levels this weekend for the first time since restrictions either outlawed or discoursed mass mob(...)

Waiting times for a driving test, which were at 25 weeks late last year, will continue to grow, reaching a peak by the end of the year or early in 2022.  Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

With just days to the start of the reopening of driving test services to non-essential workers, the Road Safety Authority (RSA) has said it remains un(...)

The RSA’s survey findings were published ahead of the upcoming May bank holiday weekend: ‘We are asking motorists to get into the habit of putting your phone away before setting off on a journey.’ Photograph: iStock

One in 10 motorists admit that they regularly text on their mobile phone while driving, according to a new survey from the Road Safety Authority (RSA(...)

Seamus Darby behind the bar of  The Greyhound at Chapel Street, Toomevara, Co Tipperary. Photograph: fergalshanahan.com

The scorer of one of the most famous goals in All-Ireland football history has been praised by a judge for his generosity towards a woman whose danger(...)

Public consultation to begin on Friday on  proposals that would see 30km/h as the limit for most of the city and suburbs, with a new 40km/h limit on a number of roads on the northside of the city. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

A new 40km/h speed limit is proposed to be introduced in parts of Dublin following the rejection last year of a 30km/h blanket limit by city councillo(...)

The High Court has upheld a decision that the refusal of a learner driver permit to an asylum seeker does not amount to racial discrimination. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

The High Court has upheld a decision that the refusal of a learner driver permit to an asylum seeker does not amount to racial discrimination. A lone(...)

Gardaí said  excessive speed was found to be a contributory factor in almost one third of fatal collisions between 2008 and 2012. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Vehicle speed has increased on Irish roads amid a reduction in traffic during Covid-19, gardaí have said ahead of preparations for a national crack do(...)

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