Category Archives: Road Safety

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

50 road deaths in 2022, up 21 deaths on the same period in 2021* All road users are urged to take extra care over the Easter Bank Holiday Drug drivers target of Easter Bank Holiday road safety campaign Cannabis and … Continue reading

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Traffic & Travel Update : Friday 8th – Monday 11th April

Urgent pavement repairs will take place on the N25 tomorrow Friday 8th April & Monday 11th April, 2022 at Kildermody between Carrolls Cross & Ballyduff There will be two separate sets of Traffic Management in place.  Please expect significant delays … Continue reading

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Quarter of motorists admit to driving over the limit the morning after a night out

One in ten alcohol-related crashes happen the morning after1 10% of DUI arrests took place between the hours of 7am and 12pm. Concern raised at 118 % increase in road deaths in 2022 Monday 14 March 2022 – One in four … Continue reading

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National Slow Down Day – 07.00hrs on Tuesday 1st March to 07.00hrs on Wednesday 2nd March 2022

An Garda Síochána will conduct a national speed enforcement operation “Slow Down”, supported by the Road Safety Authority (RSA) and other stakeholders, for a 24 hour period from 07.00hrs on Tuesday 1st March to 07.00hrs on Wednesday 2nd March 2022. The aim … Continue reading

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REMINDER : RSA & Local Authorities remind landowners to cut hedgerows before March 1st

The Road Safety Authority (RSA) and the County and City Management Association (CCMA) are calling on all landowners to cut their hedgerows before March 1 to ensure they are not causing a potential serious road safety hazard. Overgrown hedgerows and roadside … Continue reading

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Road Safety Alert – Orange and Yellow Weather Warnings Issued for Storm Dudley

Monday 14 February 2022. The Road Safety Authority (RSA) is asking road users to exercise caution while using the roads over the next few days as Met Eireann has issued Orange and Yellow weather warnings for strong winds. An Orange … Continue reading

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RSA and local authorities remind landowners to cut hedgerows before March 1

The Road Safety Authority (RSA) and the County and City Management Association (CCMA) are calling on all landowners to cut their hedgerows before March 1 to ensure they are not causing a potential serious road safety hazard. Overgrown hedgerows and roadside … Continue reading

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RSA and Gardai Issue Safety Reminder on Shortest Day of the Year – ‘Be Safe, Be Seen’

Ahead of ‘National Be Safe Be Seen Day’, Tuesday 21 December, the shortest day of the year, the Road Safety Authority (RSA) and An Garda Síochána are calling on the public to be safe on the road by being seen! … Continue reading

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