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Dublin: 11 °C Thursday 4 June, 2020

#Pedestrians

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí catch motorist travelling at 202km/h on Dublin's M50 Slow Down Day

Gardaí catch motorist travelling at 202km/h on Dublin's M50

‘National Slow Down Day’ is taking place from 7am today until 7am tomorrow.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin City Council to reallocate space to allow pedestrians and cyclists to social distance Rejig

Dublin City Council to reallocate space to allow pedestrians and cyclists to social distance

Loading bays and parking spaces will be removed to create space for people on bikes and on foot.

From TheJournal.ie Another Dublin street blocked off by activists in car-free demonstration Streets Are For People

Another Dublin street blocked off by activists in car-free demonstration

Councillors are due to vote next week on a proposal to permanently pedestrianise this section of the street.

From TheJournal.ie 'Seconds could change your life': Luas releases video of crashes and near misses Safety Campaign This post contains videos

'Seconds could change your life': Luas releases video of crashes and near misses

Two pedestrians died after being struck by trams in separate incidents earlier this year.

From TheJournal.ie Metrolink construction could close section of Royal Canal cycling Greenway for up to three years Glasnevin

Metrolink construction could close section of Royal Canal cycling Greenway for up to three years

A cycling group has called on the NTA to alter its plans for the Glasnevin Station.

From TheJournal.ie 'Was your Snapchat worth it?': Emergency brakes used by Luas drivers 550 times this year Ding Ding Ding

'Was your Snapchat worth it?': Emergency brakes used by Luas drivers 550 times this year

People breaking red lights and not paying attention are two of the main reasons for near-misses.

From TheJournal.ie Plans afoot to construct new bridges in Dublin alongside iconic Royal Canal structures Scherzer Bridges

Plans afoot to construct new bridges in Dublin alongside iconic Royal Canal structures

The new bridges, one for walkers and one for cyclists, will run adjacent to the existing steel rolling Scherzer bridge on Spencer Dock.

From TheJournal.ie Traffic lights that take longer to change could reduce older pedestrian road deaths Road Safety

Traffic lights that take longer to change could reduce older pedestrian road deaths

An RSA lecture today heard pedestrian risk increases with age.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí warn of increase in minor collisions as they advise people to stay home if possible Unnecessary Journeys

Gardaí warn of increase in minor collisions as they advise people to stay home if possible

The force’s senior officer for roads policing said elderly pedestrians are at particular risk during this severe weather.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí appeal for witnesses after car hits pedestrians in Dublin Adelaide Road

Gardaí appeal for witnesses after car hits pedestrians in Dublin

Five people were taken to hospital, one of whom is seriously injured.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you text while walking? Head In The Clouds This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you text while walking?

The city of Honolulu in Hawaii will bring in fines for people who text while crossing the road this autumn.

From TheJournal.ie Times Square driver had been 'hearing voices and expected to die' New York

Times Square driver had been 'hearing voices and expected to die'

23 people were struck, with one fatality, when a car ploughed into pedestrians in Manhattan yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie One dead and 22 injured as car ploughs into pedestrians at Times Square New York

One dead and 22 injured as car ploughs into pedestrians at Times Square

Charlie Flanagan has expressed Ireland’s “solidarity with the people of New York at this time”.

From TheJournal.ie What would you use the pedestrianised College Green plaza for? Plans For Change

What would you use the pedestrianised College Green plaza for?

Dublin City Council wants to know.

From TheJournal.ie Pedestrians urged not to 'stagger' home drunk on country roads Road Deaths

Pedestrians urged not to 'stagger' home drunk on country roads

The RSA has said people automatically vilify drivers when drunk pedestrians are often the causes of fatal collisions.

From TheJournal.ie Teen girl injured after car ploughs into pedestrians in Ardoyne Belfast

Teen girl injured after car ploughs into pedestrians in Ardoyne

Police have been coming under ‘sustained attack’, the PSNI said.

From TheJournal.ie Snow is on the way... but first we have to battle with battering winds Weather Warning

Snow is on the way... but first we have to battle with battering winds

There will be weather warnings in place across the country.

From TheJournal.ie Woman in her 80s killed as she crossed the road Road Death

Woman in her 80s killed as she crossed the road

Gardaí in Adare are investigating the incident.

From TheJournal.ie Three bystanders seriously injured after being struck by car in garda chase Clare

Three bystanders seriously injured after being struck by car in garda chase

It has been reported that one of the men lost a leg in the incident.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: Do pedestrian crossing buttons actually work? Push The Button

Explainer: Do pedestrian crossing buttons actually work?

TheJournal.ie takes a look at the question of pedestrian buttons acting as a ‘placebo’.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: A story of a good bus driver and a cyclist on Dublin's quays Good Samaritan

Opinion: A story of a good bus driver and a cyclist on Dublin's quays

After I was hit by a driver on the quays, I was overwhelmed by the kindness of strangers.

From TheJournal.ie AA warns of being taken over by dangerous phone-induced "zombie trance" Jaywalking This post contains a poll This post contains images

AA warns of being taken over by dangerous phone-induced "zombie trance"

A poll on the organisation’s website revealed that a majority of people are in favour of fines for this kind of behaviour.

Think your morning commute is bad? Crossing the road in Vietnam is utter madness

We’ll just stay at home forever, thanks.

11 things pedestrians really want you to know

Take a walk on the wild side.

From TheJournal.ie Road deaths falling in Europe - but up 19 per cent in Ireland Be Safe

Road deaths falling in Europe - but up 19 per cent in Ireland

The European Commission expressed concern today about trends in deaths of vulnerable road users like pedestrians and cyclists.

Dashcam video shows the intense stupidity of some pedestrians

You will gasp in horror.

The 12 worst things about being a cyclist

WHY AM I SO SWEATY?

From TheJournal.ie 2012 sets new record for fewest road deaths in Ireland Road Deaths

2012 sets new record for fewest road deaths in Ireland

The number of road deaths has now fallen for six years running, with a new national record of 161.

From TheJournal.ie VIDEOS: Gardaí release dramatic footage of near-misses on Dublin's roads Dublin This post contains videos

VIDEOS: Gardaí release dramatic footage of near-misses on Dublin's roads

Gardaí are releasing the footage in a bid to reduce the number of casualties on Dublin’s roads.

From TheJournal.ie Pedestrians to have priority over cars in new Dublin plan Pedestrians

Pedestrians to have priority over cars in new Dublin plan

A new report proposes a “pedestrian-friendly city” in which through vehicle traffic would be “actively discouraged”.

From TheJournal.ie Pedestrians killed on Limerick, Mullingar roads Roads

Pedestrians killed on Limerick, Mullingar roads

A 69-year-old man was killed in Limerick last night, while a 23-year-old was knocked down and fatally injured in Mullingar.

From TheJournal.ie Young Chinese girl struck by van and ignored by passers-by dies China This post contains videos

Young Chinese girl struck by van and ignored by passers-by dies

The incident has sparked calls for better legal protection of good Samaritans as fear of litigation may have deterred some passers-by from helping the injured child.

From TheJournal.ie Minister announces funding for transport projects Jobswatch

Minister announces funding for transport projects

The Minister for Transport Leo Varadkar claims that the funding committed from his department to the government’s jobs initiative has the potential to create around 1,000 jobs in Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland one of best in EU at reducing deaths of pedestrians Road Safety

Ireland one of best in EU at reducing deaths of pedestrians

The country sees a decrease in the deaths of the most vulnerable users of the road – but EU-wide report shows that motorcyclists still hugely at risk.

From TheJournal.ie Road safety campaign urges greater driver caution on motorways Road Safety

Road safety campaign urges greater driver caution on motorways

Meanwhile, report suggests penalty points system may be changed for new drivers.

THE ROAD SAFETY AUTHORITY will distribute around 80,000 high-vis vests to new junior infants pupils across the country. The ESB-sponsored scheme has been launched to remind parents and guardians that road safety is a priority as kids return to school. The RSA says that in 2008, pedestrian deaths accounted for almost a fifth of all fatalities on Irish roads.