Traffic Bureau

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Supt David Taylor at the entrance of the Disclosures Tribunal at Dublin Castle. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

The future of Supt David Taylor in the Garda is being considered by senior management as part of the fallout from the Disclosures Tribunal report. Da(...)

 Project Edward, co-ordinated by the European Traffic Police Network, will be accompanied by a  campaign to encourage greater safety among drivers, motorcyclists, pedestrians and cyclists. Photograph: Getty Images

The strength of the Garda’s Roads Policing Unit will pass 700 by the end of the year, still some way off its previous highest levels. Projections fro(...)

Gardaí inspect vehicles at a checkpoint in Co Dublin. Under new proposals it appears the full-strength capability would be slimmed down to 600 members. File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Sweeping changes are being considered which would effectively abolish the Garda Traffic Corps in its current form. The plans are under consideration (...)

People caught speeding could be issued with a fine, which started at €80, and three penalty points. Drivers issued with a dangerous driving charge could be disqualified from driving.   Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Ireland has a problem with speeding, according to a garda who described the 216km/h speed which a driver was caught travelling at as “outrageous”. G(...)

A photo from the Garda Traffic Corps twitter account showing the car that was detected travelling at 216km/h on the N7. Photograph via Twitter

An uninsured driver has been caught speeding at 216 km/h on the N7 on Wednesday. Gardaí said the speed limit for the road where the driver was dete(...)

Road deaths should not be called ‘accidents’ but referred to as driver behaviour incidents, a consultant in emergency medicine has said. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill / The Irish Times

Road deaths should not be called ‘accidents’ but referred to as driver behaviour incidents, a consultant in emergency medicine has said. Dr Gerry Lan(...)

Chief Supt Aidan Reid warned that drivers face significant penalties for drink driving, including the possibility of not getting visas for the US. File photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

There has been a shift “back to the bad old days” when it comes to drink driving and speeding among young people in particular according to Chief Supt(...)

A total of 165 people died on the State’s roads in 2015 - the second lowest number since records began.

Some 165 people died on the State’s roads in 2015 - the second lowest number of road deaths since records began in 1959. Provisional figures from th(...)

Sgt Darren McCarthy at a speed check on Conyngham Road, Dublin for National Slow Down Day.  Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins

A Garda operation to encourage motorists to slow down caught 451 drivers breaking the speed limit over a 24 hour period today and yesterday. Some offe(...)

Garda Paula Malcomson runs a speed check on Conyngham Road, Dublin,  for National Slow Down Day. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins

A 24-hour Garda Síochána clampdown on speeding has found comparatively few motorists breaking speed limits. Operation Slow Down, designed to raise a(...)

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