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As daylight time starts to get slightly longer each day as winter wanes, however, Continental Tyres Ireland is advising motorists not to wait until darkness to turn on their lights.
The Disabled Drivers Association of Ireland (DDAI) in Ballindine, Claremorris, is celebrating 50 years behind the wheel in driving independence and equal opportunity. The charity was founded at a meeting in Claremorris Town Hall on Sunday, January 25, 1970 and on Saturday, January 25, the present board held a commemorative meeting at the same venue.
As general public are sneezing their way back to work and with the number of flu cases expected to rise in the coming weeks people reminded to think road safety by the road safety officer of Mayo County Council.
The hard hitting road show, which educates teens about the terrible consequences of road carnage, is returning to Mayo in February.
Galway should follow the example of Malahide and introduce the 'school street' traffic calming concept which involves restricting motorised traffic outside schools at drop off and pick up times.
Every year there are hundreds of incursions into roadworks which put road workers lives at risk and lead to deaths and serious injury - this has spurred one local authority to act.
Time is running out for Irish residents driving with a UK (including Northern Ireland) driver's licence to exchange it for an Irish licence.
Mayo County Council is calling on all landowners, farmers and householders to ensure their roadside hedges and overhanging trees and vegetation in rural and urban areas be cut back from footpaths and at junctions so that motorists, cyclists and pedestrians can travel safely on roads around the county. The hedge cutting season is open since September 1.
Two high definition CCTV cameras have been installed at a location on the upgrade of the N60 at Lagnamuck, Balla, in a bid to crack down on motorists breaking traffic lights and speeding through the roadworks site.
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.