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Fall in number of parking tickets being handed out in Limerick

The amount of parking tickets being handed out in Limerick has decreased by 28% in the last three years. Figures obtained by Live 95fm News from the local authority show... Read more

Council urged to compile report on disabled parking bays in Donegal

It’s emerged that Donegal County Council do not keep a record of the number of disabled car parking spaces in Donegal. Inishowen Cllr Martin McDermott made the discovery after submitting... Read more

Laziness is not a disability Gardai crack down on disabled parking abuse

The image posted by gardai today An Garda Siochana's crack down on abuse of disabled parking spaces had another success this morning. Operation Enable was launched in March with the... Read more

Operation Enable continues as Gardai say Laziness is not a disability

Gardai are continuing their crackdown on drivers illegally parking in disabled parking bays and fraudulently using disabled parking permits. Over the past month they have been sharing images and information... Read more

Cork garda begin a crackdown on illegal parking in disabled spaces

Gardaí have begun a crackdown on individuals parking illegally in disabled spots across the city centre. Chief Superintendent Barry McPolin said the operation was ongoing and they were keeping a... Read more

Stranded in our own communities Transit deserts make it hard for people to …

27 min ago .tnt-restrict-img-18021be7-0590-5c1e-81ca-90b08a17e310 { max-width: 760px; } As any commuter who has experienced unreliable service or lives miles away from a bus stop will tell you, sometimes public transit... Read more

Garda clampdown on drivers using disabled permits fraudulently

Gardai have been clamping down on drivers using disabled permits fraudulently as part of Operation Enable, with several drivers facing a day in court. On Monday one driver who was... Read more

Robotic cars could slash transport costs but cause unemployment

Cost-per-mile could be cut to less than €1, but the taxi industry will suffer badly“As a road approaches its maximum capacity, small changes in traffic volumes can cause proportionately larger... Read more

Gardai catch driver trying to get away with trick to park in disabled bay

Gardai are clamping down on drivers wrongly using disabled bays(Image: Garda traffic) Gardai in Dublin city centre caught a driver trying to get away with parking in a disabled spot... Read more

Driverless car revolution about to move into top gear

Amongst the business headlines of 2017, the prospect of driverless cars has been a dominant feature, with its promise of an automotive revolution reaching far beyond the most efficient means... Read more

Rights of persons with disabilities

Sir, – Contrary to Finian McGrath’s remarks ( News, July 14th) regarding the delay in ratifying the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD), there is... Read more

Life s a beach with super chairs

Kathleen O’Sullivan and her daughter Hanna with sister Teresa, from Portmagee, testing the new devices on Ballinskelligs Beach. KERRY Council Council has made specially adapted beach wheelchairs available for people... Read more

The Disabled Drivers Association of Ireland (DDAI) was founded in 1970 by a group of wheelchair users committed to improving the lives of people with physical disabilities.

Based in Ballindine, Claremorris, Co. Mayo, the DDAI has over 5,000 members and 14 dedicated staff. We work to promote the treatment, training, education, rehabilitation and welfare of people living with a physical disability in Ireland.