Susan Gray

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Leo Varadkar: if ‘we may need to make an exception’ and reinstate a guillotine to time-limit debate of a new road safety Bill. Photograph: Collins

The Taoiseach has threatened to reinstate the Dáil guillotine to pass a controversial Bill that changes some drink drive penalties due to growing frus(...)

Adrian Nestor from Kilcolgan, Co Galway. Photograph: Hany Marzouk

Minister for Transport Shane Ross has said the imposition of community service on a drink driver who killed a pedestrian and injured two gardaí reinfo(...)

Minister for Transport Shane  Ross has said motorists travelling in excess of the speed limit may face “four, six, eight or more points, depending on how fast they are going”. Photograph: Frank Miller

Doubt has been expressed over plans to introduce harsher sanctions for excessive speeding. Road safety advocacy group Parc and motoring body AA Irel(...)

Two loopholes that allowed thousands of drivers to avoid penalty points after committing road traffic offences have been closed. File photograph: Frank Miller

Two loopholes that allowed thousands of drivers to avoid penalty points after committing road traffic offences have been closed by the introduction of(...)

Minister for Transport  Shane Ross has dismissed objections to the drink-driving Bill as ‘complete and utter nonsense’. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The Cabinet has deferred a decision on whether to allow a free vote on controversial proposals to impose a mandatory driving ban on all motorists conv(...)

Noel Clancy, of Kilworth, Co Cork, whose wife Geraldine and daughter Louise were killed in a crash in November 2015, said he could not believe it when he received a bill of €1,940 for copies of Garda documents following his loved-ones’ inquest. File photograph: Cork Courts Limited

A man whose wife and daughter were killed in a road traffic collision has called for fees charged to bereaved families for Garda documents since Janua(...)

Offaly had the highest level of convictions as a percentage of people listed to appear in court, almost 60 per cent. Photograph: iStockphoto

Co Wexford had the best record overall in its dealing with offences involving holding a mobile phone while driving, new data shows. It was in the to(...)

The data, supplied to Independents4Change TD Tommy Broughan by Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald,  shows    9,300 cases of drink driving  were completed by district courts across the State, with  5,400  convictions overall. Photograph: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

Only 20 per cent of drink-driving convictions resulted in licences being recorded in District Courts in 2015 and 2016, new figures show. It is essent(...)

Eamon Lynch leaving court after being given an 18-month sentence for causing death by dangerous driving. Photograph: North West Newspix

The heartbroken mother of a teenage Donegal boy killed in a high-speed crash by a man with almost 500 convictions has said that she will never be able(...)

Susan Gleeson of Kilworth, Co Cork, on arrival to Cork Circuit Court where she received a suspended sentence for causing the death of Cork mother, Geraldine Clancy (58), and her daughter, Louise Ann (22), on December 22nd, 2015. Photograph: Cork Courts Limited

The Government needs to introduce new legislation to make car owners equally culpable if a family member on a learner permit drives the vehicle unacco(...)

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