Over the coming weeks there will be more opportunities to run in a group again as races return to the calendar. Photograph: iStock

Two weeks ago I finally returned to the beach to coach my running groups after 18 months online. It feels great to be back sharing the miles, the news(...)

The Road Safety Authority is now dealing with a large backlog in tests. File photograph: Getty

More than 2,100 driving tests had to be abandoned last year due to bad weather or drivers’ vehicles breaking down mid-test. That is according to the (...)

Gardaí at the scene of collision on the M6 at Poolboy, Ballinasloe, Co Galway on Thursday. Photograph: Hany Marzouk

Gardaí believe one of four people killed in a crash on the M6 motorway in Co Galway on Thursday drove on to the road in the wrong direction, crashing (...)

A Donegal Garda spokesperson said e-scooters are considered to be mechanically propelled vehicles. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Gardaí in Co Donegal seized two e-scooters at the weekend after people were observed using them in Buncrana. A Donegal Garda spokesperson said e-sc(...)

Anyone seeking a driving test must first pass a driving theory test and undertake a minimum of 12 driving lessons before they can do a driving test.

Lengthy waiting lists for the driving theory test could be eliminated if the road safety module offered to secondary schools becomes mandatory for tra(...)

Mobile phone use is considered one of the four key road safety issues, alongside speeding, drink- and drug-driving and the non-wearing of seatbelts. Photograph: iStock

Drivers using mobile phones behind the wheel may in future be photographed by new roadside cameras under plans being examined by the Garda. Chief Sup(...)

Chief Superintendent Mick Hennebry, Garda National Roads Policing Bureau, at the publication of the Road Safety Authority’s six-month road safety review in Tara Street Fire Station, Dublin, on Monday.  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

It has occurred slowly and without fanfare, but the significant reduction in the number of people dying on Irish roads over the past two decades has b(...)

‘I would ask road users to slow down on this bank holiday weekend.’ Photograph: iStock

Ireland was among just six European countries to experience an increase in road deaths despite significantly reduced pandemic traffic volumes, new dat(...)

Traffic on the M50: There have been 55 deaths on Irish roads so far this year, which is 16 fewer than in the same period last year. File photograph: Dave Meehan

Roads will be “extremely busy” over the coming weeks with drivers navigating “unfamiliar roads” as people take more holidays in Ireland this summer, t(...)

A further 10-month extension to the validity of drivers’ learner permits due to expire amid pandemic-related delays has been approved by the Government.  File photograph: PA Wire

A further 10-month extension to the validity of drivers’ learner permits due to expire amid pandemic-related delays has been approved by the Governmen(...)

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