David Labanyi

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 A speed lazer camera mounted on the Stillorgan Road. File photograph: Cyril Byrne

Fianna Fáil has said it will not progress a Bill providing for new penalties for drivers caught speeding proposed by Minister for Transport Shane Ross(...)

Road Safety Authority chair Liz O’Donnell and outgoing chief executive Moyagh Murdock. Ms Murdock is taking up a new role as chief executive of Insurance Ireland. Photograph: Tom Honan

The deadline for applicants to one of four vacancies on the Road Safety Authority board has been extended after the notice incorrectly gave the remune(...)

More than 700 vehicles have been seized since the Clancy Amendment – which allows for the vehicle of an unaccompanied driver to be seized – came into force in December 2018. Photograph: iStock

The Garda computer system has yet to be updated to record the fact that a vehicle has been seized from an unaccompanied learner driver. The Departmen(...)

Minister for Transport Shane Ross said the volume of complaints from constituents about the rising cost of insurance premiums was huge. Photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

An inquiry should be held into the cost of motor insurance premiums in Ireland, Minister for Transport Shane Ross has said. “It is my instinct that t(...)

The  rise in traffic volumes on the M50 is becoming an increasingly fraught topic with congestion in the greater Dublin areas now estimated to be costing €350 million a year. Photograph: Alan Betson

The opening of the Luas Cross City has failed to curb the growth in traffic usage on the M50, according to initial figures for the first five months o(...)

NCT centre Dublin. File photograph: Dave Sleator

The company that operates the National Car Test (NCT) has been given a six-month extension to its contract by the Road Safety Authority. Applus Car (...)

 Irish Times journalists won seven awards at the NewsBrands Ireland Journalism Awards. From left: Patrick Freyne;  Ciara Kenny; Ruadhan Mac Cormaic;  Malachy Clerkin;  Conor Lally; David Labanyi and  Fintan O’Toole, Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

The Irish Times led the way at the 2017 NewsBrands Ireland Journalism awards, with journalists from the newspaper winning seven awards, more than any (...)

Last year more than 9,000 of the commercial vehicles that failed were deemed unsafe to drive from the test centre

A 30 per cent cut in the annual cost of a commercial vehicle test has been proposed by the Road Safety Authority in a bid to increase compliance rates(...)

This year’s awards span 25 categories, ranging from business and politics to showbiz and sport

The Irish Times has received more nominations than any other newspaper in the shortlist for this year’s national Journalism Awards, with more than twi(...)

Ken Murphy, director general of the Law Society, Stuart Gilhooly, president of the Law Society, and Irish Times journalists Conor Gallagher and David Labanyi at the Justice Media Awards. Photograph: Lensmen

Irish Times journalist David Labanyi has been recognised for exposing inaccurate Garda breath test figures, at the Law Society of Ireland Justice Medi(...)

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