Car Thefts Spike During COVID-19 Pandemic

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The coronavirus hasn’t been kind to car owners. With more people than ever staying home to lessen the spread of COVID-19, their sedans, pickup trucks and SUVs are parked unattended on the streets, making them easy targets for opportunistic thieves. Despite silent streets and nearly nonexistent traffic, vehicle larcenies shot up…

My car was clamped in error. Should I get compensation?

A reader called Sean parked in a car park in Maynooth that is managed by Apcoa. He was bringing his young son to a nearby playground and he paid for one hour’s parking via the Apcoa app. “I returned exactly one hour later, to find the Apcoa clamper leaving the car park and my car…

Driver of car dies after collision with lorry in Co Cavan

A man in his 60s has died after a road crash near Belturbet, Co Cavan, on Saturday afternoon. Gardaí are investigating a collision between the car the man was driving and a lorry which occurred in the Cloverhill area at about 2:20pm. The driver was pronounced dead at the scene and his body has been…