Archive for the ‘Ireland’ Category

  • 20 die in vehicle related workplace accidents

    on Jan 13, 14 • in Ireland • with Comments Off on 20 die in vehicle related workplace accidents

    Incidents involving vehicles at work accounted for 20 fatalities in 2013, figures released by the Health and Safety Authority confirm

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  • Call for proper regulation of write offs

    on Jan 6, 14 • in Ireland • with Comments Off on Call for proper regulation of write offs

    Vehicle History Expert Cartell.ie is calling on the Government to introduce legislation for the proper regulation of vehicle write offs

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  • Motorists get Cyclops warning

    on Jan 2, 14 • in Ireland • with Comments Off on Motorists get Cyclops warning

    Motorists, including haulage operators are being urged to check their lights, especially their headlights

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  • Remember the morning after

    on Dec 2, 13 • in Ireland • with Comments Off on Remember the morning after

    drinkaware.ie and the Road Safety Authority are reminding all drivers to remember the ‘Morning After’ when they are out celebrating over the Christmas period

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  • Dark skies and roadworks a danger to motorists

    on Nov 27, 13 • in Ireland • with Comments Off on Dark skies and roadworks a danger to motorists

    According to an AA Motor Insurance survey of over 16,000 people almost 42 per cent don’t think that roadworks are well lit at night and almost 67 per cent have come across roadworks that they considered to be dangerous. With this in mind, the AA is advising motorists to plan ahead to avoid roadworks and prepare their car for driving in the dark

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  • Reform of speed limits recommended

    on Nov 21, 13 • in Ireland • with Comments Off on Reform of speed limits recommended

    The Speed Limits Working Group has published its recommendations to reform the speed limit system and ensure that every speed limit in Ireland is both safe and sensible

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  • AA issues car seat advice

    on Nov 20, 13 • in Ireland • with Comments Off on AA issues car seat advice

    The AA is warning all parents and child minders to make sure children are safely secured in the car. Advice from The AA, released today, offers motorists who transport children helpful tips on buying, fitting and securing child car seats

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  • Motorists encouraged to prepare for winter season

    on Nov 18, 13 • in Ireland • with Comments Off on Motorists encouraged to prepare for winter season

    With the winter cold fast approaching Allianz Global Assistance Ireland, the pan-European roadside assistance expert, is urging motorists throughout Ireland to be prepared in advance and follow some simple winter driving tips.  Ireland’s cold, rainy and increasingly harsh winters over recent years have caused havoc with road surfaces, so it is important for drivers to do all they can to increase the safety of their vehicle before driving in these conditions. Alongside general checks on the vehicle such as front and rear lights, wiper blades and levels of oil, water and screenwash, drivers should consider

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  • New powerful road safety film

    on Nov 17, 13 • in Ireland • with Comments Off on New powerful road safety film

    The Road Safety Authority (RSA) and Setanta Insurance Services Limited, together with the 58th Cork Film Festival has launched a new road safety animated short film called ‘Wheelman’, which educates young people about the dangers of using their mobile phone while driving

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  • Ireland opts out of key road safety legislation

    on Nov 10, 13 • in Ireland • with Comments Off on Ireland opts out of key road safety legislation

    Ireland has opted out of key European legislation that requires the exchange information on drivers who commit traffic offences in other countries

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