Road Traffic Law

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JMK Solicitors has successfully appealed a decision of the Motor Insurers' Bureau (MIB) on behalf of a 20-year-old woman who was seriously injured after a road traffic accident in Downpatrick. The woman was the driver and sole occupant of her car and was on her way to work when she lost control on a

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New road traffic legislation will close a so-called loophole allowing some motorists to avoid a six-month driving ban. The Road Traffic Bill 2023 aims to provide for penalty point reform, mandatory drug testing at the scene of serious collisions and safer speed limits.

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Road traffic legislation should be urgently amended to close a so-called loophole which has helped some motorists avoid six-month driving bans, Fianna Fáil's justice spokesperson has said. Concerns have been raised about section 2.8 of the Road Traffic Act 2002 which provides: "Where, upon co

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Law firms Millar McCall Wylie and Paschal O'Hare Personal Injury Solicitors have come together with road safety charity Brake to offer specialist legal support to victims of bereavement and catastrophic injury following road crashes. The two firms have been selected for the new legal panel, co-ordin

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The High Court has granted relief in judicial review of a decision of the District Court to reinstate driving charge following its spoken order dismissing the charge. Delivering judgment for the High Court, Mr Justice Barry O’Donnell determined that whilst the “breast of the court”

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Ukrainian driving license holders will be able to continue driving in Northern Ireland under proposals put out to public consultation. The Department for Infrastructure is seeking views on a proposal to extend the length of time that a Ukrainian driving license holder is able to drive in Northern Ir

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The use of speed detection cameras operating on Irish roads is to increase by 20 per cent following the allocation of an additional €1.2 million in funding. The extra €1.2m for GoSafe, which provides and operates safety cameras in Ireland, follows an agreement between justice minister Hele

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The Court of Appeal has upheld a four-year disqualification from driving for a man who killed a 50-year-old woman in a rear-ending collision. The woman had been the passenger in a car driven by her daughter at the time of the accident. Delivering judgment in the case, Mr Justice John Edwards held th

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A new fixed penalty notice of £100 and three penalty points has been introduced to help tackle careless driving in Northern Ireland. The new penalty has introduced by the Department for Infrastructure (DfI) through secondary legislation using its powers under Article 57(2) of the Road Traffic

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People injured by e-bikes and e-scooters should be entitled to compensation from the Motor Insurers' Bureau of Ireland (MIBI), a prominent personal injury solicitor has said. Liam Moloney, managing partner of Kildare firm Moloney & Co Solicitors and vice-president of the Pan European Organisatio

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