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Driving the car is a rite of passage for young people. It signals greater independence and the coming of adulthood. For many young people it is a sign of status. Young drivers are known as greater risk takers relative to adults. This, combined with the operation of a several ton vehicle and limited on-the-road experience, is clearly a mix that leads to greater risk. Reducing risk requires multiple interventions.
A positive reflection in the public’s attitude to road safety is evident in new statistics released which show there is a decline in the number of serious and non serious injuries sustained on Mayo roads during 2009.
The county continues to cope with dealing with the severe cold snap — many householders continue to remain isolated; without water as pipes have burst, and struggle to get to work as roads remain hazardous. The forecast for the rest of the week predicts further prolonged cold spells, with road temperatures below zero, snow, ice, and wintry showers — making it the most prolonged cold spell in Ireland since 1963.