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Major car makers join forces for electric vehicle expansion

BMW Group, Daimler AG, Ford Motor Company and Volkswagen Group with Audi and Porsche have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to create the highest-powered charging network in Europe. The goal... Read more

Post Office relocation prompts traffic management changes

Following the relocation of An Post to MacCurtain Street in Fermoy which has resulted in an influx of vehicles and pedestrians to this area of town, a number of proposed... Read more

Campaign to turn inequalities faced by disabled into an election issue

by Ed Carty A campaign has been launched to make an election issue out of the inequalities faced by Ireland’s 600,000 people with disabilities. The unprecedented action calls for the... Read more

Research Almost 20 of drivers are 8216 high speeding rule violators 8217

New research shows four in 10 drivers think it is fine to break the 100 kilometre an hour speed limit. The latest research from the Road Safety Authority (RSA) also... Read more

Joanne O 8217 Riordan honoured with award in Japan

Cork woman Joanne O'Riordan has been honoured in Japan. The disability campaigner has been chosen as one of 10 Junior Chamber International Outstanding Young Persons of the World for 2015... Read more

Bin lorry crash driver Harry Clarke lied about medical history sheriff find…

The driver of a bin lorry which crashed in Glasgow killing six people repeatedly lied about his medical history, a sheriff has found. Harry Clarke had lost consciousness when the... Read more

A tale of two cities

Galway is recognised across the world for the welcome it extends to visitors. Indeed, as far away as New Zealand it was named among 'one of the five great cities... Read more

Damages and catastrophic injury

Sir, – The very welcome decision of the Court of Appeal in the Gill Russell case, reported by Mary Carolan, throws three issues into sharp relief (“ Ruling means higher... Read more

VIDEO Caring taxi driver lifts disabled mans spirits with good will gesture

Sarah Jane Murphy Grabbing a lift...Brazilian style - It's certainly a novel way of hitching a lift. This remarkable video shows a wheelchair user holding onto a car door handle... Read more

Driver banned for parking in disabled bay 8211 six times.

Judge Mary Fahy A woman was put off the road for six months for parking in a disabled bay after it came to light she had done so six times... Read more

Audi chief reveals driverless cars will completely change our motoring futu…

Audi chief tells Motors how 'driverless cars' will completely change our motoring futures The Audi Tron Concept Sven Schuwirth Tron interior We are entering the biggest revolution in the era... Read more

Government approves publication of the Road Traffic Bill 2015

Provisions to make our roads safer include roadside testing for drug driving, lower speed limit of 20km/hr & mutual recognition of disqualified drivers with UK Minister for Transport, Tourism and... Read more

Welcome to the Disabled Drivers Association of Ireland

The Disabled Drivers Association of Ireland (DDAI) is an organisation working for disabled people, promoting independence and equal opportunity through mobility, education and training. The organisations members are people with disabilities themselves.