This year’s Christmas and New Year Road Safety Campaign has been launched with the focus on serious head injuries as a result of road collisions.
Statistics from the National Neurosurgery Centre at Beaumont Hospital show that of an average of 250 head trauma transfers to the hospital every year, one in seven are as a result of a road collision.
Toyota is the most successful brand in the 2014 TÜV report for the fourth consecutive year.
In the latest edition of the report released today by Germany’s leading technical inspection agency TÜV, no fewer than 15 Toyota models were taking top 10 positions.
The Mercedes-Benz Sprinter has been voted the Continental Irish Van of the Year 2014 by the special nine-man member jury of the Irish Motoring Writers Association.
The announcement was made at an awards ceremony in Dublin attended by the leading figures from the Irish motor industry.