Road Safety Ireland – October 2019 Tom Harrington LL B (Hons.) F Inst. MTD

        This issue… v Legal Error v New Code of Conduct for Clampers v E-scooters Face €2.500 Fine for Speeding v “Off-Peak” Road Deaths v Go-Safe to Strike! v The Carnage Continues… v Truck Manufacturer’s Cartel? v E-cars to Use Bus Lanes v Whiplash Patients v Fully Charged Batteries in 10 Minutes […]

Cognition: An Essential Driving Skill – Tom Harrington LL B F Inst. MTD (January 2019)

  Cognition: An Essential Driving Skill Driving a car requires seamless interaction of multiple cognitive abilities, including attention, perceptuomotor skills, memory and decision making. Because these various cognitive functions are processed in partially segregated neural systems, damage to the brain can result in various profiles of impaired and preserved cognitive abilities. When drivers have impairments […]

Cognition: An Essential Driving Skill Tom Harrington LL B F Inst. MTD (January 2019)

  Cognition: An Essential Driving Skill Driving a car requires seamless interaction of multiple cognitive abilities, including attention, perceptuomotor skills, memory and decision making. Because these various cognitive functions are processed in partially segregated neural systems, damage to the brain can result in various profiles of impaired and preserved cognitive abilities. When drivers have impairments […]

Road Safety Ireland – September 2019 Tom Harrington LL B (Hons.) F Inst. MTD

This Issue …   v Speeding Cases Struck Out v Applus+ New NCT Contract v e-Scooters v How Did The Bat Cross The … v Tragic Death v Drunk Call v Carjacker v The Carnage Continues … v In Brief        Harrington Driver Training Services          Speeding Cases Struck Out Thousands of motorists […]

Autonomous Vehicles – Why Ethics Matter! Tom Harrington LL B F Inst. MTD (August 2019)

    The very act of driving conjures a range of strong and very human emotions. Whether it’s the feeling of freedom that the mobility of the car provides, the frustration of being stuck in traffic, the panic when realizing a potential collision looms or the joy of the open road with a favourite song […]

Is‘HighwayHypnosis’or ‘White Line Fever’ a Crime?

Highway Hypnosis also called White Line Fever [1] or Driving Without Attention Mode is a mental state in which the person can drive an automobile great distances, responding to external events in the expected manner, with no recollection of having consciously done so. It occurs most frequently on long journeys and on journeys that you […]

Road Safety Ireland – August 2019, Tom Harrington LL B (Hons.) F Inst. MTD

This issue …   Ø IAM Masters Fiasco! Ø Ludicrous –  Driving Test Dodgers Ø Autonomous Vehicles Ø DDs Escape Conviction Ø The Nostalgic Mini! Ø Sunday Fatalities – Most Dangerous Day Ø Anti-Speeding Laws Ø Downgrading Road Safety? Ø ‘Cars Never Made Contact’ Ø Brexit & Green Cards Ø The Dreaded Camera Ø Fatal […]

Road Safety Ireland – July 2019

Road Safety Ireland – July 2019   Insurance Fraud Traffic Fume Deaths ‘Guardian-Angel Technology’ Tachussi (Goodbye) ‘Beetle’ Sound of Silence Road Fatalities Up M50 Toll Dodgers Clampers Profits Up Elderly ‘Happiest Behind the Wheel Non-Compliance on PPs 1st Biomethane Filling station The Carnage Continues … “Passing-Off” & “Shamborginis” Hands-free Calls            Tom Harrington LL […]