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 Moyagh Murdock, chief executive of the   Road Safety Authority said road safety has been excluded from the new Garda reform plan.  Photograph: Sara Freund/The Irish Times

The Road Safety Authority (RSA) said is concerned that roads policing “does not get a mention” in radical new plans to reshape An Garda Síochána. Mo(...)

Proposed reorganisation could have a ‘significant effect’ on the working lives of gardaí

The Road Safety Authority (RSA) has raised concerns over the “downgrading” of roads policing within the radical shake-up of An Garda Síochána announce(...)

Dublin Port. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

A man has died after the truck he was driving was hit by another vehicle at Dublin Port on Wednesday. The incident, which occurred at about 10.30am, (...)

Seán Haughey,  Fianna Fáil TD, said it was definitely a more serious offence to be watching a video than making a call.  Photograph:  Niall Carson/PA Wire

Ninety motorists are stopped by gardaí every day for using their mobile phones while driving, latest figures show. Minister for Justice Charlie Flan(...)

The HSE regularly publishes lists of ‘blatant examples’ where organisations have hidden behind health and safety in order to refuse service or justify a decision.

If you were to believe all you read and hear you could be forgiven for thinking that the State, and more specifically the agency charged with maintain(...)

 The Policing Authority was ‘disappointed with the level of achievement’ by the Garda in roads policing last year. Photograph: Alan Betson

The continuing decrease in the number of crimes being solved by the Garda was now of “significant” and “considerable” concern, the Policing Authority (...)

Minister for Transport Shane Ross:  asked to clarify how long he has known 125,860 learner-driver permit holders who obtained their first licence between 1984 and 2016 have never taken a driving test.  Photograph: Laura Hutton

The Government must urgently address a loophole which allows more than 120,000 learner drivers continue driving for years without taking a driving tes(...)

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(...)

Driving eScooters on a footpath is illegal and a person who does so will receive a fixed charge of €60 and a penalty point. Photograph:  Benoit Tessier/Reuters

The Road Safety Authority (RSA) has been asked to look at the legality of eSccooters which are proliferating on Irish streets. The Minister for Trans(...)

A man takes photo at Lahinch during storm. File photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Met Éireann has warned of damaging gusts and coastal flooding as Storm Erik is due to hit on Friday morning. Gusts of up to 130km/h are expected on c(...)

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