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The Road Safety Authority and An Garda Síochána are urging drivers to put their mobile phones away while driving so they can focus all their attention on the road.
The issue of motor safety along a major route has been highlighted by inaugural South Roscommon Athlone electoral area independent candidate, Donal Kilduff.
Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Transport, Robert Troy TD, has said the commitment made by Minister Shane Ross to reduce the waiting times for driving tests across the county, is faltering.
Road signs are being stolen off poles every day, a councillor alleged at the monthly meeting of the Claremorris Municipal District this week.
With the fine weather we are experiencing at the moment, farmers are busy spreading slurry and Mayo County Council Road Safety Officer, Noel Gibbons, has appealed to road users to exercise "tolerance" if they are caught behind farm machinery in the coming weeks and to "give farmers a break".
Local Independent Councillor, Michael O’Brien, will make the provision of traffic calming measures for Mount Temple village one of his priorities in this year’s Municipal District council roads programme.
A timely safety campaign is reminding young drivers to help keep death off the roads.
Motorists are being advised to pay attention to new speed limit signage erected on Mayo roads. Changes have been made to speed limits throughout Mayo with a view to improving road safety.
Bye-laws adopted by the Galway County Council this week, and which come into effect on Friday March 1, will see 80kmph speed limits on some roads reduced to 60kmph.
During my 33 years, Galway has changed from a large town to a small city. But we haven’t done a good job of managing that change. Housing estate after housing estate has sprung up with little additional services in the form of public transport, cycle lanes, community centres or local businesses. Jobs were located in business and industrial parks far away from where people lived.