Archive for October, 2007

Call to reduce motor insurance costs

October 31st, 2007
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Following the publication of a report by the Financial Regulator, which show that male drivers between 17 and 20 on a provisional licence pay almost €4,300 each year, the National Youth Council of Ireland has accused motor insurers of robbing young drivers, by charging them exorbitant prices for motor insurance. Despite claims from the insurance industry […]

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Published in Car Insurance

New driving regulations implemented

October 30th, 2007
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New measures that affect drivers on provisional licences come into effect today. From today, applicants for a provisional licence will be issued with a new learner permit. Drivers with the learner permit will have to be accompanied by a fully licensed driver of at least two years when they are out on the road. AdvertisementDrivers […]

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Provisional licence rules deferred

October 28th, 2007
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The learner driver rules announced during the week are to be deferred. Minister Noel Dempsey said on RTÉ’s This Week programme that he was deferring the introduction of the accompanied driver provision until 30 June 2008. The proposed scheme would have meant that motorists on a second provisional driving licence would no longer be able […]

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Changes to Driver Licensing Laws for Learner Drivers

October 26th, 2007
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An Taoiseach, Mr. Bertie Ahern T.D., the Minister for Transport, Mr. Noel Dempsey T.D., and the Minister for Justice Mr. Brian Lennihan T.D. have launched Ireland’s third Road Safety Strategy, in Government Buildings, Thursday 25th October. The primary aim of the Road Safety Strategy 2007 to 2012 (Click here for Irish Version), which has been […]

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Published in Motoring News

Stolen Blue Toyota Rav4 in Dublin – Foxrock

October 26th, 2007
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Posted in Boards.ie Hi all, If you see a Toyota RAV 4 Reg no. 02 WW 4184, stolen yesterday from Foxrock. Here is summary from news: Gardai in Dublin are investigating the theft of a large quantity of designer clothing in the south of the city earlier this week. The items were inside a Toyota […]

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Car Insurance Options Available in Ireland

October 14th, 2007
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In Ireland there are three types of insurance cover available from most insurance companies: 1. Third Party Car Insurance 2. Third Party, Fire and Theft Car Insurance 3. Comprehensive Car Insurance Lets explain them one by one. 1. Third Party Car Insurance This is the  minimum legally required insurance type to be able to drive your […]

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Importing a used car in Ireland – Why and How?

October 13th, 2007
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There are many advantages for importing a used car to Ireland.  1. Cost – Used cars (e.g. UK, N. Ireland) cost a lot less even after paying the import duties, taxes, shipping, etc. 2. Extras – Beside the price, most cars imported seems to have a higher specification, due to VRT cost for the extra add-ons […]

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Published in Tips and Advice
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