Penalty points

Penalty points are designed to encourage safe driving and reduce casualties on our roads. This section explains how the system works and lists the offences that incur penalty points.

How it works, why it matters

Penalty points are designed to encourage safe driving and reduce casualties on our roads. This section explains how the system works and lists the offences that incur penalty points.

Types of offences

A list of the offences that attract penalty points

Strategy/Regulations

The penalty points system is underpinned by a government strategy to significantly reduce deaths and injuries on Irish roads and bring Irish road safety in line with international best practice

Penalty point stats

Find out details of penalty points that have been issued