Irish Road Safety Week 2020

Irish Road Safety Week 2020

Irish Road Safety Week from Monday 5 to Sunday 11 October 2020

This year, Irish Road Safety Week (IRSW) will be taking place from Monday 5 October to Sunday 11 October with lots of road safety activities planned nationwide. We’re looking for your help with this national drive to save lives, so if there are events happening in your community, get involved and help to save lives on our roads.

We also want to hear what you’re doing to support Irish Road Safety Week in your community, school or workplace, so send the details to [email protected] and we’ll post them on this page. We look forward to working with you to help save lives and prevent serious injuries on our roads.

Here’s the list of what’s happening so far:


  • On Monday 5 October, the RSA will host its Annual Academic Lecture.


  • On Wednesday 9 October: This is Tyre safety Day. A copy of ‘Your guide to Tyre Safety’ which includes information on buying second hand tyres can be downloaded here. Irish Tyre Industry Association (ITIA) members around Ireland are inviting all motorists to call in for a FREE tyre pressure check and thread depth inspection during RSA Road Safety Week .A visit to will lead motorists to their nearest ITIA registered dealer.




  • The RSA will be airing its winter ready radio advert throughout the week. As the winter months are approaching its time to make sure your vehicle is maintained ahead of the winter season.


  • Child Safety Day takes place on Friday 9 October 2020. Child safety day will incorporate lots of Road Safety Activities including  Beep Beep Day.



  • National “Beep Beep Day” takes place during Child Safety Day. Beep Beep Day is a chance for pre-schoolers to learn road safety skills from a young age. The RSA have provided over 1,200 Beep Beep packs to pre-school providers in September and Beep Beep Days will be happening in pre-schools all over the country this week.




  • In October, participating primary and secondary schools will have received their ‘Back to School’ packs which include hi-visibility goods as well as road safety materials. Seatbelt Sheriff and Hi Glo Silver will also be making an appearance at primary level.


To learn about Irish Road Safety Week events in your own area, please click on the links below:

Galway Events - 2020