The illegal use of motocross scramblers and quad bikes among young people has reached “epidemic proportions”, a garda has claimed. Garda Paul Burke,(...)

According to garda figures, 28,454 motorists were speed-checked in the first three hours of National Slow Down Day on Friday with 44 being caught speeding. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Ireland looks set to have the lowest number of road deaths this year since records began, according to gardaí who mounted a high-visibility campaign o(...)

SORCHA POLLAK Motorcyclists have been urged to take extra care on the roads over the bank holiday weekend and “ride with restraint” as part of the n(...)

Garda Derek Cloughley: ‘Unfortunately there is a cohort of people who refuse to think of the consequences of their actions.’

In his 22 years as a member of the Garda Traffic Corps, Derek Cloughley has stopped hundreds of drunk drivers, attended the scenes of horrific crashes(...)

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 safety van checking the speed of motorists on the Stillorgan Road. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Just before 10 on Friday morning, National Slow Down Day, Eric parked his GoSafe speed detection camera van on a slipway junction on the north-bound c(...)