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Thursday, March 19, 2015

Minister Donohoe publishes new ‘Guidelines for Setting and Managing Speed Limits’

New signage being introduced for minor local roads in rural areas and for new urban ‘Slow Zones’ for residential areas

Monday, March 16, 2015


Monday 16th March 2015: Over 200 schoolchildren from ten primary schools around the country were rewarded for their efforts to improve road safety at the Road Safety Authority’s Annual ‘Seatbelt Sheriff’ and ‘Hi Glo Silver’ Awards today. The awards were presented to first and second class pupils and recognise the outstanding contribution they are making to help keep Ireland’s roads safe.

Friday, March 13, 2015

Saint Patrick's Day Road Safety Message

• 15 people died and 30 people seriously injured over recent St. Patricks Day periods • Double the number of arrests for intoxicated driving • Appeal to Pedestrians to show restraint and responsibility • Mother of son killed in crash appeals to drivers not to drink and drive

Friday, March 06, 2015

Road Safety Alert – Weather Warning Issued with Strong Winds

The Road Safety Authority (RSA), is asking road users to exercise caution while using the roads, as Met Éireann have issued an orange weather warning of strong winds for Leitrim, Sligo, Clare, Cork, Kerry and Limerick from Friday morning until Saturday evening. Southwesterly winds reaching mean speeds of 65 to 80 km/h and gusts of 110 to 130 km/h likely. High ground and exposed coasts will be most at risk. A forecast of strong and gusty winds with mean speeds of 55 to 75 km/hr with gusts of 85 to 100 km/hr have also been issued to counties Galway, Mayo and Donegal for the same period.

Monday, March 02, 2015

Road Safety Alert – Weather Warning Issued with Strong Winds

The Road Safety Authority (RSA) is advising all road users to take extreme care when using the roads over the coming days as Met Éireann has issued an orange weather alert warning of further wintry showers this evening, overnight and on Tuesday of rain, hail, sleet and snow. Accumulat.



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