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Road safety campaign focuses on devastation caused by drink-drivers

“My body was completely broken, but I didn’t realise I would never see him again.” These are the words of Gillian Treacy, mother of four-year-old Ciarán who was killed in a head-on collision with a drunk driver in April, 2014.

Business plays critical role in keeping roads safe

Employers across Ireland have been urged to make road safety a ‘critical part’ of their business plans at a European conference organised by the European Transport Safety Council, the Road Safety Authority, the Health and Safety Authority, and An Garda Síochána.

Galway driving instructor named as RSA Leading Light for second year running

Philip Rice, Instructor and Managing Director of Advance Drive School of Motoring in Salthill, Galway has won the prestigious Leading Lights in Road Safety Award for Approved Driving Instructor of the Year 2014 for the Truck Category.

Students try out crash simulators during road safety event


Do you know a Leading Light in road safety?

The Road Safety Authority this week announced the call for nominations for its annual Leading Lights in Road Safety Awards.

Shell E&P Limited wins at road safety awards

Shell E&P Limited has won the business category Leading Lights in Road Safety Award for its safe driving programme, developed to promote safety as part of their Corrib Gas project and in the Erris region. The aim of this programme is to minimise the road safety impacts of Shell’s operations while sharing knowledge and experience of road safety with the community, in order to improve driver behaviour and reduce the number of injuries/fatalities on the roads.

As road deaths rise Mayo clerics bless the roads on Easter Sunday

Clerics in Co Mayo blessed the county’s roads in a novel ceremony aimed at reducing the number of people who die in traffic accidents each year over the Easter weekend. The campaign comes after Gardaí expressed serious concern over a rise in road deaths in the west over the past two years which runs contrary to the downward trend nationally. Single vehicle crashes involving male drivers in random locations constituted the largest number of fatalities in the region last year, while overall deaths in the region had risen from a low in 2010. Speeding in 80km/h and 100km/h zones had been identified as a major factor in fatalities in the west.

2012 road deaths is lowest on record

Provisional road casualty figures for 2012 show a total of 161 people tragically lost their lives on Irish roads in 2012.

Mayo road deaths reduced in line with national statistics

Seven people lost their lives on Mayo roads in 2012, a reduction of four from the 11 who were fatally injured in 2011.

Erris No Name Club wins road safety award

A total of 36 awards were presented at this year’s Road Safety Authority (RSA) Leading Lights in Road Safety Awards which were held in Farmleigh, Phoenix Park, on Wednesday.


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