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November

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Alcohol a factor in 2 in 5 fatal crashes in the lead up to Christmas

Alcohol is a contributory factor in 38% of fatal crashes in the lead up to Christmas, a Road Safety Authority (RSA) analysis of Garda investigation files for fatal crashes in the months of November and December has found*. The figure was revealed today (Thursday) at the launch of the RSA and An Garda Síochána’s annual Christmas and New Year Road Safety Campaign.

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

GAA and Rugby stars line out for Coca-Cola’s 2017 Designated Driver campaign; asking people to give the ‘Gift of a Lift’ this Christmas

Coca-Cola HBC Ireland and Northern Ireland today launched its 13th annual Designated Driver campaign. 2017 All-Ireland Football and Hurling finalists and rivals, Dublin’s Paul Flynn; Mayo’s Aidan O’Shea; Galway’s Gearoid McInerney, and Waterford’s Austin Gleeson, join Ulster and Ireland rugby star Craig Gilroy to front this year’s campaign.

Friday, November 24, 2017

Road Safety Alert – Scattered Snow Showers and Black Ice

The Road Safety Authority (RSA) is advising all road users to take extra care when using the roads as Met Éireann have issued yellow weather warnings for scattered snow showers from 11 today until 11pm tomorrow, Saturday 25 November.

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Road Safety Alert – Scattered Snow Showers and Black Ice

The Road Safety Authority (RSA) is advising all road users to take extra care when using the roads as Met Éireann have issued yellow weather warnings for low temperatures and scattered snow showers.

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Road Safety Alert – Black Ice and Sunglare

The Road Safety Authority (RSA) is advising all road users to take extra care when using the roads over the coming days as frosty and ‘blinding’ sun conditions are forecast.

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Road Safety Alert – Weather Warning for Heavy Rain

The Road Safety Authority (RSA), is asking road users to exercise caution while using the roads tonight and for much of Wednesday, as Met Éireann has issued a yellow weather warning for heavy rain for Munster and Leinster.

Thursday, November 16, 2017

WORLD DAY OF REMEMBRANCE IS LAUNCHED TO REMEMBER VICTIMS OF ROAD COLLISIONS

24,103 people killed and 79,761 seriously injured on Irish roads since recording began

Friday, November 10, 2017

Road Safety Alert – Yellow Weather Warning for Heavy Rain

The Road Safety Authority (RSA), is asking road users to exercise caution while using the roads on Friday night and for much of Saturday, as Met Éireann has warned that heavy rain is on the way.

Friday, November 03, 2017

Statement by the Road Safety Authority in relation to publication of Crowe Horwath report

The Road Safety Authority (RSA) welcomes the publication of the Crowe Horwath report into matters relating to Mandatory Impairment Testing and the issue of summonses by An Garda Síochána.

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