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Defective tyres and brakes contributed to road deaths between 2008 and 2012

A new report from the Road Safety Authority (RSA) has revealed that vehicle factors played a role in one in eight (101) fatal collisions in the period 2008 to 2012.

Two year road ban for dangerous driver

A car carrying a young child was forced to emergency brake when another motorist dangerously undertook on the inside, pull out in front, and then slammed on the brakes, the Galway District Court heard last week.

Man who drove car without functioning brakes fined

A man was found driving a car, which basically had no brakes, into the back of another car at a roundabout while on his way to a garage, the Galway District Court heard this week.

Volkswagen brake fluid change and safety check offer

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The operational safety of your vehicle begins with the brakes.

Volkswagen brake fluid change and safety check offer

Volkswagen is offering a special brake fluid change and safety check offer.

Avoid being hit from behind

Apart from slowing or stopping your car, have you ever wondered what else happens when you press the footbrake?  Irish Advanced Motorists advises ways of using the brake lights as a signal to reduce the chance of being hit from behind.

Take one for the road

Yesterday (Thursday) we saw our first real fall of snow in Mayo this year which brought cheer and fun to many a heart before the sun returned and melted it all away. But with low temperatures promised for this weekend drivers have been encouraged to exercise extreme caution on the roads.

Best advice for driving in snow or icy conditions

The Road Safety Authority (RSA) is warning road users to be extra alert and that greater levels of observation, anticipation, and concentration are required when driving in snow or icy conditions.

 

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