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Fatigue – the fourth ‘Big Killer’

Using the roads is the single most dangerous thing that most of us do every day. It is more than a little terrifying when you think about it. Especially for drivers, we control a ballistic missile weighing more than a tonne travelling at anything up to 120 kph.

Maintaining old roads as important as building new ones

Ireland has lots of lovely new roads. Nice to have got something out of the boom while it lasted. But while we might be delighted with the shiny new motorways it is easy to lose sight of the fact that as well as some good roads we have an awful lot of bad ones.

Spread the funds for road signage

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Motorways a lasting legacy of the Tiger Era

There is one legacy of the boom that will stand to us for a long time to come. Ireland now has a motorway network. We have over a 1,000 kilometres of newly-built top quality motorway, as good as anything in Europe and better than most.

Motorways a lasting legacy of the Tiger era

There is one legacy of the boom that will stand to us for a long time to come. Ireland now has a motorway network. We have over a 1,000 kilometres of newly-built top quality motorway, as good as anything in Europe and better than most.

Cutting Garda resources will see road deaths increase - Higgins

Jim Higgins MEP for Ireland North West has warned that unless there are increased numbers of gardaí patrolling roads, the record low number of deaths recorded for 2011 will not be achieved again in 2012.

M6 closure in December

A section of the westbound M6 is to close temporarily to traffic for three weeks in December in order for improvement works to take place.

New motorway equipment to improve safety

In order to improve the safety of road maintenance crews and road users, Westmeath County Council has acquired new motorway traffic management equipment worth €160,000. This includes a new impact protection vehicle and three new mobile lane closure trailers.

Kilkenny on ice — treacherous roads close schools and hamper business

Kilkenny city and county has been hit hard by the Nordic weather conditions that have taken a large proportion of the country by storm this week. Significant snowfalls hampered travel throughout the county with many local routes deemed impassable.

Fahey demands better road signage for M6 Oranmore exit

Road signage is badly needed on the new M6 motorway to ensure drivers and tourists to the area are aware of the turn-off for Oranmore.

 

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