Wed, 08 Jul, 2020
Kildare had the highest rate of conviction, where 85% of motorists before the courts were successfully prosecuted, compared to the lowest in Co Waterford (44%).
Sun, 18 Aug, 2019
Almost 20,000 L-drivers fail to show for their driving test every year, resulting in a €1.7m windfall for the Road Safety Authority.
Thu, 01 Mar, 2018
The breath test scandal has been “swept under the carpet”, according to a road safety lobby group.
Tue, 28 Nov, 2017
District court judges around the country are striking out drink-driving cases because of continuing delay in the Supreme Court issuing a ruling on a challenge to the law.
Thu, 19 Oct, 2017
Tue, 19 Jan, 2016
PARC Road Safety Group has been working with Minister Leo Varadkar since 2011 to achieve our shared vision of saving lives and protecting road users from injuries.
Wed, 26 Mar, 2014
Major changes in the way gardaí collect collision data are set to provide the clearest picture ever of the causes behind road deaths.
Tue, 31 Dec, 2013
A widow whose husband was killed in a St Stephen’s night accident says he has not died in vain after the safety campaign his death spurred helped bring about major changes in the way collision data is collected.
A great guy … who will be sorely missed.
Wed, 21 Aug, 2013
Thu, 12 May, 2011
THE roll-out of an extensive network of mobile speed cameras will begin nationwide on Monday.
Sat, 13 Nov, 2010
WE in PARC road safety group are disgusted at the behaviour of Mattie McGrath TD and his fellow-backbenchers who are opposing the reduction in the drink-driving limits to bring us in line with best practice in the EU.
Fri, 30 Oct, 2009
IN reply to Mr Jobs’ letter of August 18 I would like to draw his attention to the recent World Health Organisation (WHO) publication ‘Global Status Report On Road Safety – Time for Action’. In this document the WHO states:
Fri, 21 Aug, 2009
I READ with dismay recently about Fianna Fáil deputy Mattie McGrath’s anger at Transport Minister Noel Dempsey’s proposal to bring legislation before the Dáil in the autumn to reduce the legal drink driving limit.
Mon, 10 Aug, 2009
WE in PARC road safety group welcome the proposals for a new graduated driving licensing system for learner drivers. We also welcome the proposal for zero tolerance of drink driving among learner drivers.
Mon, 26 Jan, 2009
TWO young men died in separate road traffic collisions on the same weekend as remembrance services were being held for crash victims across the country.
Mon, 17 Nov, 2008
The vulnerability of road users was highlighted today as victims of road crashes were remembered around the country.
Sun, 16 Nov, 2008
REBEL TD Jim McDaid has strayed even further from Fianna Fáil by backing a road safety group that is lobbying the Government to overhaul drink and drug-testing laws for drivers.
Sat, 15 Nov, 2008
THE World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims takes place on Sunday next.
Thu, 13 Nov, 2008
THE recent fallout from the Lisbon Treaty proves what we in the road safety group, PARC, have suspected for a long time, and that is that democracy in Ireland is in crisis.
Thu, 31 Jul, 2008
NEARLY half of Ireland’s youngest drivers support reducing the legal drink-driving limit to zero, according to a survey revealed yesterday.
Wed, 26 Mar, 2008
DOZENS of while balloons were released into the sky yesterday as families bereaved by traffic accidents gathered to remember their loved ones and appeal for greater effort to reduce the toll on the country’s roads.
Mon, 19 Nov, 2007
Over 100 balloons were released into the skies over Co Donegal today in a special ceremony remembering the victims of road traffic accidents throughout the country.
Sun, 18 Nov, 2007
Victims of road accidents will be remembered across the country on Sunday.
Fri, 16 Nov, 2007
ALL motorists involved in collisions will be tested for alcohol and drugs, the Taoiseach has indicated in a letter to a road safety group.
Tue, 24 Jul, 2007
CONFUSION surrounds a pre-election promise by the Taoiseach to alter driving laws so all drivers in road accidents are tested for drink and drugs.
Tue, 10 Jul, 2007
GRIEVING families yesterday hand-delivered a 20,000-signature petition to the Transport Minister calling on him to introduce mandatory alcohol testing for all drivers involved in road accidents.
Fri, 23 Mar, 2007
Gardaí across the country are to be instructed to conduct alcohol breath-tests on all motorists involved in crashes.
Thu, 02 Nov, 2006
Families involved in the Morris Tribunal will be among those at tonight’s meeting, writes John Breslin.
Sat, 23 Jul, 2005
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