The DMR Traffic Corp's main role is to ensure the free movement of traffic and enforce all aspects of traffic legislation in the greater Dublin area. It does this through enforcement operations and roads policing.
The Traffic Corps was established in 1953 and is based in Dublin Castle. It has evolved with the establishment of dedicated divisional traffic units.
It is headed by a Chief Superintendent and supported by 1 Superintendent, 9 Inspectors, 37 Sergeants, 227 Gardaí and 16 civilian support staff.
There are 116 vehicles in the DMR Traffic Corps fleet (18th February 2011) as follows:
65 Motorcycles (22 Yamaha FJRs, 2 Pan European 1100, 41 Honda Deauvilles)
28 Marked (overt) patrol cars
10 Unmarked (covert) patrol cars
1 ' Robot' - Mobile Speed Detection Van
The Traffic Corps in the Dublin Metropolitan Region can be contacted at:
DMR Traffic Division