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Drivers advised to regularly check tyres

A road safety and breakdown organisation in the UK is urging motorists to make regular checks on their tyres, to ensure tread depths are sufficient and pressures are correct.

Take care on country roads in deer mating season

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The coming weeks will see a significant rise in the risk of collisions with deer on Irish and UK roads, warns road safety organisation Gem Motoring Assist. This is the time of year when deer will be breeding, a process which makes them more mobile and brings many more of them onto the roads, says Gem.

Watch out for lusty deer, road safety officer warns

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Motorists are being advised to be vigilant for lusty deer as road safety chiefs are concerned over the rising number of deer colliding with cars. The warning comes as the mornings and evenings get darker and rutting season approaches.

Is there a ‘Leading Light’ in your community?

The Road Safety Authority (RSA) is calling for nominations in the annual ‘Leading Lights in Road Safety’ awards.

Partry will be Wheelin’ in the Years on Heritage Day

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Heritage Day has been a major part of the calendar in Partry for some time now and 2017 promises something for everyone. Partry Heritage and Family Fun Day will take place on Sunday, August 27, from 1pm at Partry Athletic FC Grounds. It will be a fabulous day for the whole family, with arts and crafts demonstrations, vintage displays, bouncy castle, face-painting, pony and trap rides, fancy dress, music and dancing and so much more.

Westmeath schools bid for Junior School Warden regional title

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The Junior School Warden Scheme has been operating in Ireland since 1969 and currently operates in one school in the locality - St Peter’s, Athlone.

Go on, go on — take a break when driving

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Bank holiday weekends are always busy on Ireland's roads because people want to go home or get away, and it is also a very busy weekend in sport with all GAA fans travelling to Dublin. As always, members of An Garda Síochána will be out in force as they do their very best to keep our roads as safe as possible but this year they have an extra helper getting the road safety message out there.

Be road safety smart this St Patrick's Day

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The road safety office and Oifig na Gaeilge of Mayo County Council and An Garda Síochána are partnering throughout the county this weekend to encourage everyone celebrating St Patrick's Day to act responsibly and designate a sober driver. St Patrick’s Day falls in Seachtain na Gaeilge so the message is "Go dté tú slán", or in English, "Arrive alive" which will be displayed around the county on VMS roadside signs. Also leprechauns are coming out of the woodwork to assist road safety professionals and the gardai in Mayo to spread the road safety message in novel road safety campaign.

Five ways to keep calm on stressful road journeys

Drivers are being encouraged to avoid getting involved in conflicts on journeys. The advice follows the two-year suspended prison sentence handed to a man following a ‘road rage’ attack in August last year. When the jailed man was former actor Harvey Spencer Stephens, who sprang to fame as devil child Damien in the 1976 movie The Omen, it caught greater public attention.

New road safety campaign urges people not to drive like Mr Bean

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The road safety department of Mayo County Council has launched a new road safety campaign urging drivers 'Don't drive like Mr Bean — drive safely and focus on your driving.' The road safety office has been given the backing of Tiger Aspect Productions which produced the hit show, by allowing it to use the video clip and Mr Bean's image as part of this new campaign.

 

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