Monthly Archives: June 2018

Crackdown on unlicensed drivers will lead to driving test shortages

A CRACKDOWN on learner drivers could leave waiting times for driving tests of up to 68 weeks unless extra staff were hired, an internal briefing report warned the Department of Transport. The Road Safety Authority (RSA) said plans to fine and jail motorists who give their vehicles to unaccompanied learner drivers might lead to 150,000… Read More »

Oireachtas travel costs exceed €120,000 over past seven months

By Ken Foxe TDs and Senators have run up an overseas travel bill of more than €120,000 during the past seven months. Politicians jetted off to the four corners of the globe clocking up hundreds of thousands of air miles on trips to Iran, Russia, Canada, the United States, and Mozambique. One senator Ronan Mullen made… Read More »