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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.

One in ten admit to drink driving in past twelve months

As the Christmas party season gets into full swing, one in 10 motorists have admitted to consuming alcohol before driving in the past 12 months.

Call for motorists to be drink aware over Christmas and New Year

Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Paschal Donohoe, has joined the Road Safety Authority (RSA) and An Garda Síochána in calling for motorists to be drink aware this Christmas.

Mayo man is Road Safety Officer of the Year

Noel Gibbons, road safety officer with Mayo County Council, has won the Road Safety Officer of the Year Award from the Irish road victims association. At a presentation to mark the occasion in Mullingar at the Global light of hope awards 2015, Mr Gibbons was honoured for his work promoting road safety in Mayo through creative and informative road safety campaigns, and his ongoing efforts to support and complement the work of the Road Safety Authority and An Garda Síochána through road safety awareness campaigns. 

Parents have checks carried out on children’s car seats by RSA

Some 10,000 parents have availed of the Road Safety Authority’s (RSA) free child car seat checking service since the service began in 2013.

Drivers urged to make sure their licences have not expired

The Road Safety Authority (RSA) is urging drivers to check the expiry date on their licences and learner permits, as many drivers may be unknowingly driving with expired licences.

Bicycle helmets most effective in low speed collisions

A UCD professor who conducted a study of cyclists with fatal head injuries is recommending bicycle helmets be worn to protect against head injuries in the event of a collision, particularly at speeds of less than 50km/h. 

RSA expresses concern over driver attitudes to tyre safety

The Road Safety Authority (RSA) has expressed concern at driver attitudes to tyre safety, after a recent survey revealed that one in eight drivers have bought part-worn tyres in the past.

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.

Ardnagrath students honoured for dedication to road safety

Second class students from Ardnagrath National School, Walderstown, Athlone, were runners-up in the RSA’s ‘Hi Glo Silver’ competition for their poster ‘Be Safe, Be Seen’.

 

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