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Galway traffic can ease if we make two hard choices on housing and cars

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During my 33 years, Galway has changed from a large town to a small city. But we haven’t done a good job of managing that change. Housing estate after housing estate has sprung up with little additional services in the form of public transport, cycle lanes, community centres or local businesses. Jobs were located in business and industrial parks far away from where people lived.

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.

Ross must commit to improving road safety for cyclists - Troy

Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Transport, Tourism and Sport, Robert Troy says his party will continue its efforts to introduce new legislation aimed at improving road safety for cyclists.

Thousands of cars deemed too dangerous for road in 2017

Thousands of people are driving vehicles that are not road worthy, putting their lives and those of others at serious risk, new figures reveal.

Local driving instructor wins Leading Light in Road Safety award

A Galway man has been awarded a Road Safety Authority Leading Lights Approved Driving Instructor (Car) award for 2017.

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.

Bawnmore Traffic Safety Group erect stark signs to get message across

The message is stark — do you want to be the first person to die?

Drivers not confident when driving in poor weather conditions

New research by Liberty Insurance suggests nearly three in four Irish drivers (74 per cent) do not feel confident when driving in poor weather conditions.

Irish drivers not maintaining their cars for work

Research has found that many business travellers across Ireland who drive their own cars for work, the so-called ‘grey fleet’, do not always carry out basic safety checks on their vehicles.

Half of motorists using phones daily while driving

It will come as no surprise to you that almost half of Irish motorists encounter drivers using their mobile phone while behind the wheel on a daily basis, according to recent research from AA Ireland.

 

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