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The annual Christmas and New Year road safety campaign will see mandatory intoxicant testing checkpoints around the country in a bid to deter people from driving under the influence of drink and/or drugs during the holidays.
This August Bank Holiday period, An Garda Síochána is appealing to all road users to take extra care when using the roads.
Gardai are askubg all road users to take care over the Easter Bank Holiday Weekend. The appeal was made ahead of a major Garda operation focusing on road safety during the holiday.
An analysis of tyres replaced at a number of branches of nationwide tyre retailer and car maintenance provider, Advance Pitstop, has shown that a high number of vehicles on our roads are driving on seriously dangerous or defective tyres.
An analysis of tyres replaced at a number of branches of nationwide tyre retailer and car maintenance provider, Advance Pitstop, has shown a high number of vehicles on our roads are driving on seriously dangerous or defective tyres.
The stark reality is that to date this year, 156 people have been killed on Irish roads, thirty more than the same period last year. 166 people lost their lives on Irish roads in 2015. 23 persons have been killed on Western roads to date in 2016 and nine of those have been in Galway, four in Mayo, two in Clare and eight in Roscommon.
The tyres are the only parts of your vehicle that come in contact with the road yet for many of us, they are not high on the agenda when comes to our cars' safety and performance. However, making sure that your tyres are fit for purpose could be the difference in saving your life and the lives of other road users.
A new report from the Road Safety Authority (RSA) has revealed that vehicle factors played a role in one in eight (101) fatal collisions in the period 2008 to 2012.