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Commuter cyclists are urged to wear helmets

As commuter traffic gets ready to return to peak levels in September, Acquired Brain Injury Ireland is calling on anyone cycling to work to wear a helmet at all times, even on short journeys. According to the national charity which is the leading provider of neuro-rehabilitation around the country, wearing a cycle helmet dramatically reduces the risk of a serious head or brain injury in the event of a collision.

Motorists urged to give cyclists space

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Minister for Transport Shane Ross, the Road Safety Authority (RSA) and An Garda Síochána have called on drivers to slow down and keep a safe distance when overtaking cyclists on both urban and rural roads.

Motorcyclists urged to bike safe this summer

The Road Safety Authority (RSA) and An Garda Síochána are appealing to motorcycle riders to ‘Bike Safe’ in the lead in to the summer months.

Troy ‘appalled’ by the fall in Garda Traffic Corps numbers

Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Transport, Robert Troy says he is shocked and appalled by new information which shows that there has been a 30 per cent drop in the number of Gardaí assigned to the Traffic Corps since 2011.

Record low road fatalities, but still too many

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Provisional road collision statistics for 2017 show a 15 per cent drop in road deaths in 2017 compared to 2016.

Six thousand cars deemed too dangerous for the road in 2017

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Thousands of people are driving 'death mobiles' on our roads - putting their lives and those of others at serious risk, new figures reveal.

Significant drop in road fatalities for 2017

Provisional road collision statistics for 2017 published by the Road Safety Authority (RSA) show that there has been a 15 per cent drop in road deaths in 2017 compared to 2016.

RSA and Gardaí issue safety plea for the festive season

Alcohol is a contributory factor in 38 per cent of fatal crashes in the lead up to Christmas, a Road Safety Authority (RSA) analysis of Garda data for fatal crashes in the months of November and December has found.

Be seen or be fined says Mulroy

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At a recent meeting of Mayo County Council’s Roads and Transportation Strategic Policy Committee, the committee noted the significant number of pedestrian fatalities on Irish roads, currently standing at 26 so far this year. Last year 35 pedestrians were killed on Irish roads: 23 of which fatalities occurred in rural areas.

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