Moyagh Murdock

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Minister for Transport Shane Ross:  asked to clarify how long he has known 125,860 learner-driver permit holders who obtained their first licence between 1984 and 2016 have never taken a driving test.  Photograph: Laura Hutton

The Government must urgently address a loophole which allows more than 120,000 learner drivers continue driving for years without taking a driving tes(...)

People are more likely to be scrolling through Instagram and Facebook rather than texting while driving. Photograph: iStock

Almost 5,000 drivers were caught holding their mobile phones while driving by gardaí in the first two months of 2019, a 24 per cent increase on the sa(...)

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 (...)

Antonio Avenoso, executive director, European Transport Safety Council (left) with Moyagh Murdock, Minister for Transport Shane Ross and Prof Desmond O’Neill, National Office for Traffic Medicine at the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland. Photograph: Robbie Reynolds

Driving for work accounts for about one in three road collisions in the State every year, with the so-called “gig economy” and people using their own (...)

 To date in 2019, 634 drivers have been arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Photograph:  Tom Honan

Gardaí have warned against complacency on the roads after a week in which 10 people were killed in road collisions, including four young men in one cr(...)

As of New Year’s Eve, 151 people have been killed on Irish roads though the eventual figure may be less than that when reclassification takes place.  File photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

The number of people killed on the State’s roads in 2018 was 149, according to provisional figures from the Road Safety Authority (RSA). The number i(...)

Rally School Ireland  founder David Smyth: “We want to create a practical learning environment, not just have us talking to you endlessly, but to have you doing it, seeing it, being part of it.”

The right hand edge of the roof has just passed through 45-degrees to the vertical, and is now rolling over and dipping towards the ground. The strap(...)

The public services card will no longer be compulsory for those taking a driver theory test.

The Road Safety Authority has dropped a requirement first announced last year that applicants for the driver theory test would have to produce a publi(...)

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(...)

Moyagh Murdock, RSA chief executive: ‘People are on holidays, they are out biking at the weekends and they are sadly engaging in very risky behaviour.’ Photograph: Getty

Five motorcyclists were killed in traffic collisions in the fourth week of July last year, according to figures from the Road Safety Authority (RSA),(...)

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