Driving offences

Driving offences
Find out about the penalties in place if you are convicted of a driving offence.

Drink driving offences
Drink driving is a very serious offence. Find out about the law on drink driving, including random breath testing, powers of the Gardai and procedures if you are arrested.

Penalty points for driving offences
Penalty points for driving offences were introduced in 2001. How does the penalty points system work? Which offences attract penalty points and how long do points remain on your licence? Find out here.

Cycling offences
Find out about the laws on cycling and the penalties for cycling offences

Reporting stolen vehicles
Advice on what to do and what will happen when a vehicle is reported stolen.