Category Archives: Road Safety

Road Safety Authority calls on public to sign up to European Road Safety Charter

Road Safety Authority calls on public to sign up to European Road Safety Charter Charter targets 50% reduction in road deaths and serious injuries by 2030 Announcement comes at start of Irish Road Safety Week 3 October 2022 – At a … Continue reading

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Campaign highlights impact of a Driving Disqualification on those planning a J1 Visa

New Campaign Highlights Impact of a Driving Disqualification on those Planning a J1 Visa Programme next summer RSA, USIT Travel and AGS target new and returning college students with drink and drug driving campaign Video campaign ramps up the FOMO … Continue reading

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Road Safety Officers welcome announcement to increase fines for ignoring school warden signals

There are currently over 400 School Wardens employed by local authorities across Ireland. Their role is to stop traffic in order to assist primary school children across a road safely. Yesterday, Tuesday 23rd August, Minister of State at the Department … Continue reading

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RSA, TII and An Garda Síochána launch motorway safety campaign

The Road Safety Authority (RSA), Transport Infrastructure Ireland (TII) and An Garda Síochána have launched a joint campaign aimed at reminding road users of the Rules of the Road when driving on Ireland’s motorway network. Drivers are being reminded to always drive … Continue reading

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Minister Naughton set to double fines for key road traffic offences

RSA and An Garda Síochána call on road users to ‘Summer Safely’ as peak holiday season begins August 2021 worst month for road deaths in a decade with 22 deaths 94 deaths and 673 serious injuries to date to date in … Continue reading

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Almost 1 in 4 drivers check mobile phone notifications while driving

The Road Safety Authority (RSA) and An Garda Síochána are once again appealing to drivers to not use their mobile phones while driving. The calls come following the publication of new research which shows almost a quarter of drivers (23%) … Continue reading

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RSA & IFA urge farmers and motorists to share the road ahead of silage season

June 9, 2022: The Road Safety Authority (RSA) and the Irish Farmers Association (IFA) are appealing to motorists to take extra care as the number of tractors, trailers and other farm machinery using the roads increases during the summer season. The … Continue reading

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RSA & An Garda Síochána launch June Bank Holiday Road Safety Appeal

RSA and An Garda Síochána launch June Bank Holiday Road Safety Appeal and 24 hour National ‘Slow Down Day’ Enforcement Operation  Road Safety Authority and An Garda Síochána urge motorists to reduce their speed National ‘Slow Down Day’, to run … Continue reading

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Learner and Novice drivers being reminded of lower penalty point threshold

7 penalty points in a 3-year period equals 6-month disqualification 6,460 penalty points notices issued to learner and novice drivers in 2021 1,323 vehicles seized from unaccompanied learner drivers between Jan – April 2022  Thursday 12 May 2022: The Road Safety … Continue reading

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