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Upsurge in able bodied motorists parking in city disabled parking spots

There has been an upsurge in the number of able bodied motorists parking in disabled parking bays in the city.

Increase in number of fines for parking illegally in disabled spaces

The number of Garda fines for motorists who park illegally in disabled parking spaces has doubled in Galway in the past five years, according to a local disability campaigner.

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.

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.

Call for hike in fine for illegal parking in disabled spaces

Drivers who park illegally in disabled parking spaces should face “substantially increased fixed charged fines”, according to Social Democrats Roscommon-Galway candidate Ken Campbell, who is calling for the current fine of €80 to be increased.

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.

McManus calls for removal of traffic calming measures

Local independent councillor, AIlish McManus has called on the council to remove the now dangerous traffic control measures near the fire station on Coosan Point Road.

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.

Majority of motorists fail to have regular car checks

A survey of 300 motorists in Ireland has revealed that almost seven out of 10 do not have their vehicle checked in between scheduled services or NCTs unless a fault has developed.

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?

 

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