Driving offences

Driving offences
An overview of the most common driving offences in Ireland, the penalties that are in place, and information on how to appeal.

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
How does the penalty points system work? What offences attract penalty points and how long do points remain on your licence? Find out about penalty points.

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

Being disqualified from driving
Information about the different types of disqualification orders and how to apply for the restoration of your licence.