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Dispelling the Myths on Drink Driving
May17

Dispelling the Myths on Drink Driving

An Oireachtas Transport Committee is currently debating a change to the legislation on drink-driving proposed by Minister for Transport Shane Ross. The RSA look at some of the myths about drink driving   What is the change in the legislation on drink-driving proposed by Minister for Transport Shane Ross? Under the current law, driving disqualifications are only handed out for first offences above the 80mg per 100ml level. The...

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Third place finish for Alyx Coby
May16

Third place finish for Alyx Coby

12 year old Alyx Coby on track for bigger things 12-year-old Alyx Coby, from Newbridge, Co. Kildare, secured her first podium finish of the season at Round 3 of the Motorsport Ireland Karting Championship in Athboy, Co. Meath last weekend. The sixth class student from Gaelscoil Chill Dara is competing in the IAME X30 Junior class, which caters for drivers aged 12 to 16 and Coby is the youngest driver on the grid. Coby got the day off...

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A Timeless Masterpiece  – The Alfa 156
May11

A Timeless Masterpiece – The Alfa 156

First introduced in 1997, the 156 is an Alfa Romeo worth remembering Divorce becomes legal, The English Patient is best picture and the Pokémon craze finally makes life worth living. Princess Diana dies; Mary McAleese is elected, Steve Jobs re-joins Apple and South Park makes its debut. With all this going on it would be easy to forget that 1997 was a vintage year to be in the market for a new car. Toyota’s first Avensis premiered...

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Bad Driving Habits
May09

Bad Driving Habits

Six of the most common bad driving habits among Irish road users If you hold a full licence, you’ll recognise this feeling; you’ve passed your test and are now a fully-fledged driver! You’re about to thoroughly enjoy the drive home, but seeing as how you’ve passed the test, there’s no need to be such a perfect driver… maybe you’ll let your hands slip from ten and two, to eight and four… or six and nothing. Maybe you’ll stop a tad too...

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The Strangest Driving Rules from Around the World
May03

The Strangest Driving Rules from Around the World

We outline the most far-fetched driving rules from around the world so buckle up; these ridiculously strange rules are set to drive you crazy! Red lights, Seat belts and Zebra Crossings… We all need to follow the rules of the road in order to keep ourselves and our fellow road users safe, but in some countries the driving rules are so wacky, it’s fair to say that their rules and regulations have gone one step too far. Saudi...

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