Minister for Transport Shane Ross  said learner drivers   ‘rolling over’ a provisional licence for years and booking but not sitting a driving test were ‘gaming the system’. Photograph: Thinkstock

More than 1,800 vehicles have been seized from unaccompanied learner drivers since a law came into force late last year, with new figures showing shar(...)

A total of 95,998 speeding detections have been made between January and August 2019, some 15 per cent higher than the 81,598 detections made during the same period last year. File photograph: Cyril Byrne

Drivers in Dublin, Cork and Waterford were the worst offenders caught by gardaí during a country-wide operation to warn motorists to slow down, latest(...)

National Slow Down Day: gardaí are targeting 1,000 locations with speed cameras today. Photograph: Getty

Drivers were caught speeding at a rate of almost one every three minutes during a country-wide Garda operation to warn motorists to slow down. Some 2(...)

Gardaí have revealed the worst speeding offences detected by the GoSafe cameras since the start of the year, with one motorist in Co Donegal caught going 123km/h above the speed limit.

Gardaí have revealed the worst speeding offences detected by the GoSafe cameras since the start of the year, with one motorist in Co Donegal caught go(...)

One reader went to great effort to acquire the public services card to renew his truck driving licence, only to discover   truck licence renewals are not permitted online. File photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

Last week we carried an item from a reader who wished to highlight the fact that if he wished to renew his driving licence using the new-fangled inter(...)

Drivers have been warned to check their tyres as research has found that defective ones are a contributory factor in 14 road deaths annually. Photograph: Getty Images.

Drivers have been warned to check their tyres as research has found that defective ones are a contributory factor in 14 road deaths annually. Moyagh(...)

A shopper pushes a trolley in a supermarket. There is a common assumption that we are entitled to get a product at whatever price it is marked at in a shop. File photograph: Neil Hall/Reuters

“I was hoping you could clarify something for me please,” starts a mail from a reader called Jim. “What happens if a retailer has an item wrongly pri(...)

Plastic bottles currently have a good market, while tops, tubs and trays are a little more difficult to trade. Photograph: iStock

One of the biggest developments in the Irish waste-processing industry is set to happen next year when large volumes of plastic film generated in Irel(...)

Fewer than half of the 70,000 people living in Ireland who hold UK driving licences have exchanged them for an Irish licence ahead of the October 31st Brexit deadline, the Dáil has heard.  Photograph: Getty Images

Fewer than half of the 70,000 people living in Ireland who hold UK driving licences have exchanged them for an Irish licence ahead of the October 31st(...)

E-scooting in Dublin 4. With an average speed of 12mph, electric scooters and bikes could complete short journeys quicker than vehicles in many cities. Photograph: Alan Betson

In the most recent census, of 2016, there were more than 1.8 million people commuting every day, with the majority of travel done by car. Next up was (...)

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