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Breaking red lights incurs three penalty points and a fine of up to €120 on payment of the fixed charge.

Cameras to catch motorists breaking red lights are to be installed at three notorious blackspots in Dublin more than two years after a trial detected (...)

Road Safety Authority chief executive Moyagh Murdock and Garda  Chief Supt Aidan Reid at a launch of a road safety appeal at Victoria Quay, Dublin. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

More than 1,400 people were caught driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs in January and February, a 17 per cent increase on the same period (...)

 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(...)

 Marie O’Donnell  with her granddaughter Millie at a memorial Mass for World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims, at St Michan’s Church, Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

A teddy bear named Mollie was placed on the altar at a remembrance ceremony for road traffic victims in Co Cork on Sunday, in memory of an unborn bab(...)

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(...)

Economic growth has been cited as a factor behind the sharp increase in deaths on Irish roads.  File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Economic growth has been cited as a factor behind the sharp increase in deaths on Irish roads. To date, 159 people have been killed on Irish roads t(...)

National Slow Down Day is designed to reduce fatal collisions on Ireland’s roads.Photograph: Cyril Byrne / The Irish Times

Gardaí detected a total of 191 road users travelling in excess of the speed limit during national “slow down day” on Friday. A total of 85,434 vehicl(...)

Garda Chief Supt Aidan Reid, head of the Dublin Traffic Corps, said the Safer Roads for Dublin campaign was aimed at all drivers, cyclists and pedestrians. He appealed to all road users to obey the rules of the road when traffic lights were red. File photograph: Getty Images

Gardaí in Dublin have urged all road users to help reduce the number and severity of road crashes after the number of fatalities in incidents in the c(...)

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(...)

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