A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
Thu, 09 Jul, 2020
All driving tests have been postponed due to the coronavirus outbreak.
Fri, 13 Mar, 2020
The chief executive of the Road Safety Authority (RSA), Moyagh Murdock has called on motorists to be vigilant and to slow down after a “devastating” weekend on the roads when seven people died.
Mon, 02 Mar, 2020
Sean McCarthaigh (Irish Examiner January 15) that during last year, 1 in 15 cars were classified as dangerous following inspection at the country's NCT centres.
Sat, 18 Jan, 2020
One in every 15 cars submitted for the National Car Test last year were found to be dangerously defective and unsafe to be driven on public roads.
Tue, 14 Jan, 2020
Chief executive of the Road Safety Authority Moyagh Murdock has announced she will leave the job in March.
Mon, 06 Jan, 2020
Wed, 01 Jan, 2020
Garda alcohol checkpoints should be “maximised” between 10pm and 6am to reduce the high number of road fatalities where alcohol is a major factor, the Road Safety Authority has urged.
Thu, 24 Oct, 2019
Transport Minister Shane Ross has warned retailers that e-scooters are illegal on public roads and that they need to tell customers that they should not be used in such spaces.
Tue, 03 Sep, 2019
A new fixed charge penalty app that will “revolutionise” road policing in Ireland will be rolled out across the country by the end of the year.
Thu, 01 Aug, 2019
The Courts Service has said a new initiative giving motorists a further chance to pay a fine for a road traffic offence, rather than go to court, explains a dramatic reduction in speeding convictions.
Mon, 24 Jun, 2019
The Road Safety Authority is urging people to stop rubbernecking at the scene of a crash.
Thu, 30 May, 2019
Up to 12% of motorcyclists have been in a crash in the past two years, according to the Road Safety Authority.
Thu, 02 May, 2019
Sufferers of a mini-stroke will be off the road for just one week.
Thu, 25 Apr, 2019
The CEO of the Road Safety Authority has described the number of learner drivers who have never sat their test as "shocking".
Tue, 23 Apr, 2019
Last year, 154 people were arrested for drink-driving over Paddy's Day weekend.
Sat, 16 Mar, 2019
16 lives have been lost on the roads to date this year.
Tue, 29 Jan, 2019
A Christmas sleigh perched on top of a car with a picture of Transport Minister Shane Ross printed on it has been spotted driving around Stepaside in Dublin.
Thu, 20 Dec, 2018
Lisa Maher believes there has to be a reason why her father died in a hit-and-run three years ago.
Tue, 13 Nov, 2018
One in ten children travelling in the back seat of a vehicle are not using seat belts or car seats, according to research by the Road Safety Authority (RSA).
Thu, 23 Aug, 2018
There is just one driving tester working in Roscommon and Leitrim as more than 45,000 people around the country continue to wait for a driving test.
Fri, 17 Aug, 2018
It is hoped new drink driving laws could help cut the number of road deaths this bank holiday weekend.
Tue, 31 Jul, 2018
The European road safety report comes amidst a high number of road deaths to date in June.
Tue, 19 Jun, 2018
CEO of the Road Safety Authority has expressed concern in the number of deaths on Irish roads since the beginning of the month.
Sun, 17 Jun, 2018
Over 470,000 children have taken part in a national competition launched 14 years ago that encourages them to stay safe on the roads.
Thu, 07 Jun, 2018
There have been 171 motorbike riders killed and 629 seriously injured on Irish roads since 2010, it has emerged.
Thu, 31 May, 2018
It is “hugely important” that both the gardaí and the Road Safety Authority (RSA) provide clarity on official road fatality statistics to the Oireachtas Transport Committee, its chairman, Fergus O’Dowd, has said.
Mon, 07 May, 2018
Drivers are being warned to take care around schools today.
Mon, 09 Apr, 2018
The Road Safety Authority (RSA) are urging drivers to exercise caution on the roads as a Status Yellow rainfall warning takes effect from 6pm this evening.
Thu, 05 Apr, 2018
Anyone taking to the roads today are asked to slow down.
Mon, 02 Apr, 2018
More than 100 extra staff are needed to avoid driving test waiting times doubling to 55 weeks because of new learner driver sanctions, says public service union Fórsa.
Fri, 16 Feb, 2018
The family law court in Ennis has heard that a 10-year-old boy is having ‘suicidal thoughts’.
Fri, 22 Dec, 2017
A young man left paralysed after a traffic collision 11 years ago has been honoured by the Road Safety Authority for his road safety campaign.
Thu, 14 Dec, 2017
Elber Twomey’s pain was etched on her face as she recalled the car crash that wiped out her family five years ago.
Fri, 17 Nov, 2017
The Road Safety Authority is concerned the falsification of breath tests might have reduced garda road-policing, thereby failing to prevent road deaths.
Sat, 04 Nov, 2017
Gardaí recording bogus breath tests potentially led to more deaths on the roads, road safety chiefs have claimed.
Fri, 03 Nov, 2017
A district judge said it was dangerous and downright stupid for a radio station to fuel a 67-year-old learner driver’s belief that the Road Safety Authority had a conspiracy against him.
Sat, 21 Oct, 2017
A 52-year-old man struck by a truck in Dublin yesterday evening brings to 77 the number of people killed on the roads so far this year.
Tue, 27 Jun, 2017
There is “concrete evidence” to support the introduction of an automatic three-month disqualification for anybody caught drink driving, the Road Safety Authority has claimed.
Fri, 17 Mar, 2017
More than half of all vehicles booked in for the NCT last year failed to make the grade.
Thu, 16 Mar, 2017
The Road Safety Authority is urging road users to take care over the coming days, with snow, ice and blizzard conditions expected.
Wed, 11 Jan, 2017
The Road Safety Authority and An Garda Síochána have renewed their appeal to drivers not to drink and drive, especially over the holiday weekend.
Sat, 31 Dec, 2016