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According to the most recent Carzone Motoring Report, almost half (47 per cent) of motorists claim their insurance premium has increased in the last year. It adds that nearly a third (30 per cent) of Irish motorists opted to switch insurance provider over the past year, while 40 per cent have remained with their insurance provider for more than three years. The research also highlights other financial concerns for motorists, which include the cost of fuel (17 per cent) and general maintenance (10 per cent).
Citroen Ireland has joined forces with Road Safety Ireland to support its new ‘Driving for Work’ Safe Driving Experience which is now being offered at its new purpose built road safety experience centre in Co Monaghan.
The Health and Safety Authority (HSA) accident data shows that during the past few years July has been the worst month for vehicle-related accidents at work.
The Health and Safety Authority (HSA) accident data shows that over the past few years July has been the worst month for vehicle related accidents at work.
Independent TD for Longford-Westmeath, Deputy Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran, is urging the public to have their say on draft Flood Risk Management Plans, released for public consultation last Friday, July 15.
Sinn Féin MEP Matt Carthy has expressed his concern after a Strategic Planning for Flood Risk Management report revealed that a steering group established to oversee a national programme for flood risk assessment did not meet during a four-year period before November 2014.
A number of Mayo companies picked up awards at the All Ireland Occupational Safety Awards in Mullingar recently. Mairead McGuinness, Fine Gael MEP and vice president of the European Parliament, presented the awards. She said the awards mark the achievement of people who day-to-day carry out what are in many ways mundane tasks in detecting risks, training personnel, enforcing and monitoring good practices, and inculcating rather than dictating a safety ethos in the workplace.
Gills Driving School, part of the Gill Group, located at Church Road, Ballina, Co Mayo, has been in business for over 40 years. Initially driving tuition was for the car only, then rigid, artic, minibus and coach were added. Now Gills Driving School is one of the biggest fleet trainers in the country. They have added all the following to their suite of services and are continually updating existing courses and adding new services to cater for demand in the transport industry. They offer courses in fleet training, defensive driving, advanced driving, occupational and eco driving, 4x4 on/off road, trailer towing, forklift training, evasive driving, occupational first aid and a refresher course in digital and analogue tachograph covering driving hours, rules and rest periods, analogue charts offences and penalties for not keeping in order.
The force and danger of the mighty Atlantic lashing the Mayo coastline, which was all too evident in recent weeks, has prompted one Westport councillor to call for an emergency drill to be prepared and practised in the event of a tsunami striking here.
A Galway farmer who lost a limb in a farm accident will address a series of a seminars on farm health and safety at agricultural and horticultural colleges throughout the country in the next two months.