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1-in-4 drivers may have been over limit the morning after a night out
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1-in-4 drivers may have been over limit the morning after a night out

Jun 2nd 2021, 3:35 PM 15,531 Views 31 Comments

A quarter of people surveyed by the Road Safety Authority said that they may have been over the legal drink-driving limit while driving the morning after a night out.

More drug-driving than drink-driving incidents over lockdown, say gardaí
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More drug-driving than drink-driving incidents over lockdown, say gardaí

May 12th 2021, 5:29 PM 14,741 Views 22 Comments

Focus has turned to road safety as drivers get back on the road post-lockdown and the new ‘The Road Back’ campaign is launched.

RSA 'experiencing delays' with online customer portal and call centre
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RSA 'experiencing delays' with online customer portal and call centre

Jan 21st 2021, 3:46 PM 26,636 Views 22 Comments

The RSA launched a new online portal in December.

The good, the bad and the useless: How bike infrastructure has changed in the era of Covid
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The good, the bad and the useless: How bike infrastructure has changed in the era of Covid

Jan 2nd 2021, 8:00 PM 43,591 Views 60 Comments

A surge in cycling happened during the pandemic but new infrastructure was not evenly spread and may not be here to stay.

Road Safety Authority reports 149 deaths on Irish roads in 2020
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Road Safety Authority reports 149 deaths on Irish roads in 2020

Jan 1st 2021, 12:11 PM 32,829 Views 56 Comments

There was a 25% reduction in the number of serious or minor injuries in 2020.

90% of Irish motorists disqualified by a court in 2020 have not surrendered their licences
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90% of Irish motorists disqualified by a court in 2020 have not surrendered their licences

Dec 31st 2020, 12:05 AM 28,038 Views 37 Comments

The figure was revealed in response to a Parliamentary Question last month.

Gardaí catch 532 motorists speeding during first nine hours of National Slow Down Day
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Gardaí catch 532 motorists speeding during first nine hours of National Slow Down Day

Updated Dec 11th 2020, 6:11 PM 28,146 Views 62 Comments

The detection was made as part of National Slow Down Day.

Vehicles seized from unaccompanied learner drivers over 5,000 times since Clancy Amendment enacted
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Vehicles seized from unaccompanied learner drivers over 5,000 times since Clancy Amendment enacted

Nov 30th 2020, 12:05 AM 58,813 Views 75 Comments

The Clancy Amendment was introduced following a campaign from Noel Clancy, whose wife and daughter were killed in a road accident.

Anti-Covid ads: HSE says fear factor advertising may provoke 'defensive' response from viewers
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Anti-Covid ads: HSE says fear factor advertising may provoke 'defensive' response from viewers

Nov 16th 2020, 12:05 AM 35,257 Views 31 Comments

Heading into a period of reduced restrictions next month, Fine Gael TD Emer Higgins said Covid adverts need to become hard hitting.

'A changed landscape': Drivers warned to be cautious as more children cycling and walking to school
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'A changed landscape': Drivers warned to be cautious as more children cycling and walking to school

Sep 8th 2020, 4:23 PM 13,370 Views 52 Comments

“We must all play our part in getting children back to school safely,” RSA chairperson Liz O’Donnell said.

'Look twice and think twice': Luas releases video of crashes and near misses
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'Look twice and think twice': Luas releases video of crashes and near misses

Jul 23rd 2020, 4:24 PM 33,594 Views 52 Comments

There were 11 incidents in which the Luas made contact with vehicles from January to June of this year.

RSA chair: 'I think everybody in public life should obey the law'
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RSA chair: 'I think everybody in public life should obey the law'

Jul 9th 2020, 1:12 PM 18,131 Views 34 Comments

Liz O’Donnell said recent events have demonstrated the ‘huge change in public non-acceptance of drink driving’.

Over 35,000 drivers currently driving on their fourth or subsequent learner permit
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Over 35,000 drivers currently driving on their fourth or subsequent learner permit

Jul 8th 2020, 12:12 PM 25,585 Views 90 Comments

It emerged in recent days that Minister Barry Cowen drove on a learner’s permit when he was caught drink driving in 2016.

Drivers urged to slow down as more cyclists and pedestrians are on the roads
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Drivers urged to slow down as more cyclists and pedestrians are on the roads

Jun 10th 2020, 11:41 AM 12,892 Views 95 Comments

Roads around Ireland are getting busier as Covid-19 restrictions start to ease.

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

Updated May 22nd 2020, 2:32 PM 59,869 Views 128 Comments

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

Concern over speeding drivers and pedestrian deaths during Covid-19 restrictions
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Concern over speeding drivers and pedestrian deaths during Covid-19 restrictions

Apr 29th 2020, 4:43 PM 18,467 Views 31 Comments

Six pedestrians have been killed on Irish roads since the schools were closed in the middle of March.

'Speed limits still apply': Thousands of checkpoints in operation to ensure compliance with restrictions
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'Speed limits still apply': Thousands of checkpoints in operation to ensure compliance with restrictions

Apr 28th 2020, 8:45 AM 29,884 Views 42 Comments

Operation Fanacht is set to run from today until the end of the bank holiday weekend.

'Cyclists are taking their life in their hands': Exposing poor bike infrastructure across Ireland
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'Cyclists are taking their life in their hands': Exposing poor bike infrastructure across Ireland

Apr 27th 2020, 12:27 PM 23,780 Views 103 Comments

The second part of Noteworthy’s in-depth investigation analyses complaints to uncover the main problems facing cyclists.

'Frustrated, worried, stressed and anxious': The worst places in Ireland to be a cyclist
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'Frustrated, worried, stressed and anxious': The worst places in Ireland to be a cyclist

Apr 27th 2020, 12:05 AM 84,027 Views 80 Comments

The first part of Noteworthy’s in-depth investigation reveals high risk areas in its analysis of 12 years of cyclist collision data.

Call for better cycling infrastructure after research shows 4 in 5 cyclist injuries happen in urban areas
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Call for better cycling infrastructure after research shows 4 in 5 cyclist injuries happen in urban areas

Mar 4th 2020, 11:01 PM 15,714 Views 99 Comments

The Road Safety Authority also wants a greater roll-out of 30km/h limits in urban areas.

Motorists urged to reduce speed after seven people died on Irish roads last weekend
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Motorists urged to reduce speed after seven people died on Irish roads last weekend

Mar 2nd 2020, 2:35 PM 13,560 Views 43 Comments

Garda superintendent Eddie Golden appealed for people to “have a positive contribution to road safety”.

Over 900 new speed camera zones come into operation today
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Over 900 new speed camera zones come into operation today

Feb 17th 2020, 6:05 AM 111,324 Views 76 Comments

The new zones include areas where fatal and serious collisions have previously occurred.

After the storm: Thousands without electricity and drivers urged to take care on roads
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After the storm: Thousands without electricity and drivers urged to take care on roads

Jan 14th 2020, 7:33 AM 12,455 Views 6 Comments

There are reports of flooding and debris on the roads this morning, so drivers are being urged to take care.

Garda Commissioner cites lack of resources as he delays 136 transfers to roads policing
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Garda Commissioner cites lack of resources as he delays 136 transfers to roads policing

Jan 11th 2020, 10:00 PM 26,818 Views 48 Comments

The Road Safety Authority says it is “anxious” to see the full complement of resources being deployed to roads policing duties.

Moyagh Murdock announces resignation as RSA chief to take up role with Insurance Ireland
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Moyagh Murdock announces resignation as RSA chief to take up role with Insurance Ireland

Jan 6th 2020, 5:34 PM 20,897 Views 40 Comments

Insurance Ireland is the representative body for the insurance industry.

One in four arrested for driving while intoxicated on Christmas Day were suspected drug-drivers
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One in four arrested for driving while intoxicated on Christmas Day were suspected drug-drivers

Dec 26th 2019, 4:24 PM 28,383 Views 33 Comments

More than 650 drivers have been arrested since this year’s road safety campaign was launched.

Gardaí out in force as over 300 suspected drink drivers arrested since start of Christmas safety campaign
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Gardaí out in force as over 300 suspected drink drivers arrested since start of Christmas safety campaign

Dec 11th 2019, 7:32 PM 18,130 Views 19 Comments

Almost 40 motorists were detected driving under the influence of drugs since 29 November.

'She's completely wrong': Transport minister blasts Fine Gael candidate over call to scrap RSA
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'She's completely wrong': Transport minister blasts Fine Gael candidate over call to scrap RSA

Nov 26th 2019, 4:53 PM 24,347 Views 70 Comments

Verona Murphy has clashed with the RSA in her role with the Irish Road Hauliers’ Association.

Almost 90% of motorists disqualified this year have not surrendered their licences
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Almost 90% of motorists disqualified this year have not surrendered their licences

Nov 24th 2019, 1:30 PM 21,400 Views 30 Comments

The figure is the lowest rate in the past five years.

Drivers who dangerously overtake cyclists face automatic fine and penalty points from today
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Drivers who dangerously overtake cyclists face automatic fine and penalty points from today

Nov 12th 2019, 11:53 AM 43,561 Views 384 Comments

The new laws came into effect at midnight.

Man arrested on suspicion of drink driving after flashing lights at unmarked garda car
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Man arrested on suspicion of drink driving after flashing lights at unmarked garda car

Oct 26th 2019, 3:44 PM 81,063 Views 69 Comments

The man overtook the garda car at 130km per hour in an 80km per hour zone.

RSA blasts Garda restructuring plan, accuses force of 'downgrading' road safety
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RSA blasts Garda restructuring plan, accuses force of 'downgrading' road safety

Aug 22nd 2019, 9:48 PM 26,027 Views 35 Comments

The RSA is “very concerned” that Roads Policing was not among the four areas identified as ‘key focus areas’ for Gardaí.

Driver arrested in Clare after 'dangerously' forcing vehicles out of the way
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Driver arrested in Clare after 'dangerously' forcing vehicles out of the way

Jul 13th 2019, 5:00 PM 43,418 Views 39 Comments

The driver was travelling at 176km in a 120km-zone.

Car flips after being caught traveling at 133km/h in Naas
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Car flips after being caught traveling at 133km/h in Naas

May 11th 2019, 7:30 PM 118,593 Views 64 Comments

No one was injured in the incident, Gardaí said.

Motorcyclist caught speeding at 181km/h in an 80km/h zone in Waterford
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Motorcyclist caught speeding at 181km/h in an 80km/h zone in Waterford

May 9th 2019, 9:55 PM 25,069 Views 40 Comments

Research indicated that speed was a factor in 49% of fatal motorcyclists collisions.

Motorist faces €1,000 fine after being caught watching Champions League match while driving
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Motorist faces €1,000 fine after being caught watching Champions League match while driving

May 8th 2019, 7:42 AM 56,452 Views 65 Comments

The driver was spotted in the Dublin area yesterday evening.

Gardaí say drink driving cases 'struck out' due to lack of clarity over use of handcuffs
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Gardaí say drink driving cases 'struck out' due to lack of clarity over use of handcuffs

Apr 30th 2019, 6:15 AM 23,273 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí are calling on the Commissioner to provide clear protocols on the detention of drink drivers.

Man killed in road crash in Tipperary
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Man killed in road crash in Tipperary

Apr 16th 2019, 8:09 AM 21,774 Views 6 Comments

The driver of a truck that was involved in the crash was not injured.

Explainer: All you need to know about the EU's new road safety technology proposals
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Explainer: All you need to know about the EU's new road safety technology proposals

Mar 28th 2019, 6:05 AM 14,469 Views 30 Comments

The EU yesterday announced a string of new measures proposed by the EU to help improve road safety.

Poll: Should all cars need to have speed-limiting technology?
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Poll: Should all cars need to have speed-limiting technology?

Mar 27th 2019, 9:26 AM 30,693 Views 186 Comments

The EU has said road safety technologies will become mandatory on new cars from 2022 onwards.

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