Minister for Transport Shane Ross and Taoiseach Leo Varadkar TD at the official sod-turning for Dublin Airport’s new North Runway. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins Dublin

Minister for Transport Shane Ross has described as “disappointing” the high number of vehicles driven by unaccompanied learner drivers which were seiz(...)

Noel Clancy at the spot where his wife and daughter were killed near Kilworth, Co Cork, in 2015. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

The Road Safety Authority (RSA) has received a number of complaints about a hard-hitting TV ad on the issue of unaccompanied learner drivers, but says(...)

Gardaí said Naas Roads Policing were conducting a checkpoint on Monday night and found a motorist driving on a learner permit, with no L-plates displayed and not accompanied by a qualified driver.

A learner driver caught doing 172 kph on a midlands motorway has been stopped for driving unaccompanied as well as speeding and the vehicle which was (...)

A new amendment will allow gardaí to seize vehicles driven by learner drivers

The so-called Clancy Amendment that will penalise car owners who knowingly allow their vehicles to be used by unaccompanied learner drivers comes into(...)

It is currently illegal for learner drivers to drive a vehicle unaccompanied by someone with a driving licence of at least two years’ standing

Car owners who give their vehicle to an unaccompanied learner driver will be held accountable in law under plans to be approved by the Cabinet today. (...)

Noel Clancy, flanked by his daughter Fiona and son Delan pictured at Mallow Coroner’s Court, Co Cork, following the inquest into the death of his wife and daughter Geraldine and Louise Clancy. Photograph: Daragh McSweeney/Cork Courts.

Relatives of Geraldine and Louise Clancy, who lost their lives in a car crash involving an unaccompanied learner driver, have welcomed a recommendatio(...)

Noel Clancy, flanked by his daughter Fiona and son Delan pictured at Mallow Coroner’s Court, Co Cork, following the inquest into the death of his wife and daughter Geraldine and Louise Clancy. Photograph: Daragh McSweeney/Cork Courts

Gardaí should be given the power to confiscate cars from unaccompanied learner drivers, a jury in the inquest of a north Cork road collision has said.(...)

Cork farmer Noel Clancy, who lost his wife Geraldine Clancy and daughter Louise Ann in a fatal road accident. He has urged reform of the law on learner drivers driving unaccompanied. Photograph: Cork Courts Limited

Making owners liable if they allow their vehicles to be driven by an unaccompanied learner driver is under active consideration by the Government. A(...)

Susan Gleeson (21) has been charged with dangerous driving causing the deaths of a mother and daughter who drowned when their car ended up in a dyke after a crash near their home in Cork just days before Christmas.

A woman has been charged with dangerous driving causing the deaths of a mother and daughter who drowned when their car ended up in a dyke after a cras(...)

Geraldine Clancy (58) and her daughter, Louise (22 pictured) from Leitrim, Kilworth, Co Cork died after their car was involved in a crash on the Fermoy to Ballyduff Road at around 11.30am on December 22nd last.

A mother and daughter drowned after their car ended up in a flooded dyke following a two car collision near their home in Co Cork just days before Chr(...)

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