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Bicycle helmets most effective in low speed collisions

A UCD professor who conducted a study of cyclists with fatal head injuries is recommending bicycle helmets be worn to protect against head injuries in the event of a collision, particularly at speeds of less than 50km/h. 

Ruane welcomes proposed cycle safety measures

Sinn Féin councillor Thérèse Ruane has welcomed new proposals by the Road Safety Authority (RSA) to make cycle safety training a part of the school curriculum for seven and eight year olds in primary schools accross the State. The RSA Road Safety Strategy is also considering proposals to make the wearing of helmets for children under 13 years compulsory, a timely and welcome move according to Cllr Ruane who is chairperson of Smart Travel Castlebar.

New campaign promotes cycle safety

A national radio advertising campaign to raise awareness of road safety among cyclists has been launched by the Road Safety Authority.

Cycle safety campaign launched

The Road Safety Authority has launched a national campaign to raise awareness of road safety among cyclists.

Licences for cyclists

Up to 1,000 cyclists are to receive cycle licences this week in Mayo as part of a road safety initiative for cyclists in the county.

The Safe Cross Code song makes a comeback

With parents and children back to school, the Road Safety Authority has re-introduced the Safe Cross Code song as part of a package of road safety measures aimed at primary school children.

The Safe Cross Code song makes a comeback

With parents and children back to school, the Road Safety Authority has re-introduced the Safe Cross Code song as part of a package of road safety measures aimed at primary school children.

Operation Bicycle Light road safety initiative launched

Operation Bicycle Light is designed to improve safety in rural and urban areas and educate vulnerable road users in the need to be seen in order to be safe on Irish roads. Vulnerable road users include pedal cyclists, pedestrians, and motorcyclists.

 

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