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10th Nov 2022

Investigation underway after Dublin Bus vehicle caught on camera driving down footpath

Stephen Porzio

Footage of the incident has been circulated online.

Dublin Bus has confirmed that a “full investigation” is underway after one of its buses was caught on camera being driven down a footpath to skip traffic.

The footage being circulated online was captured on Tuesday morning by a motorist on the Rathfarnham Road in south Dublin.

It shows a Dublin Bus double-decker vehicle travelling past a line of cars stuck in the traffic by driving on the path and the adjacent cycle lane.

The footpath in question is located in front of a row of houses.

In a statement to JOE, Dublin Bus said that it takes “all incidents very seriously”.

It added that a “full investigation” into the incident is underway.

Meanwhile, a Garda spokesperson told JOE: “An Garda Síochána does not comment on unverified material posted on social media.

“An Garda Síochána are aware of recent videos circulating on social media and have commenced enquiries into an alleged incident of dangerous driving.”

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