‘Exceptional Hardship’- Mitigating Factors in Speeding Offences

‘Exceptional Hardship’ is frequently pleaded in speeding offence cases where it can be shown that it would have a detrimental effect on a person’s business or employees jobs. By law if you accumulate twelve penalty points or more within a three year period you will be summonsed to appear in court and face disqualification for […]

RSI January 2019 – Tom Harrington (Hons) F Inst. MTD

Road Safety Ireland- January 2019 Tom Harrington LL B (Hons) F Inst. MTD Stayin’ Alive at 1.5 Plans to legislate for a minimum passing distance for motorists passing cyclists have been shelved on the advice of the Attorney General-Seamus Woulfe. Transport Minister Shane Ross said the law officer had concerns about how a minimum passing […]