Leaving Cert students asked to Get Home Safely pledge

61,000 Leaving Cert students from all over Ireland are receiving their results today and they are also getting another message from road safety professionals – a message urging them to drive safely after August was declared as the deadliest month on Irish roads in over nine years with 24 people losing their lives in 30 days.

RSA give local authorities a key role

“Local authorities have a significant role in improving the safety of roads near schools,” the Road Safety Authority (RSA) stated in a recently released article.   The role assigned to local authorities is part of a Safe Systems Approach which gives a shared responsibility to key road safety authorities in local areas.  The responsibilities given include:  Reducing speed limits providing or …

The RSA issue an urgent appeal

The Road Safety Authority (RSA) and An Garda Síochána are issuing an urgent appeal to all road users to take greater care on the roads.  Following a recent spate of deaths on Irish roads, Sam Waide, CEO, Road Safety Authority said: “Our thoughts are with the families of those who have been killed.” He continued: “These deaths should serve …

Airport Driving School continues to help L-Drivers

Site Sponsor, Airport Driving School continues to help learner drivers consistently pass their tests after 50-plus years. The driving school teaches drivers of all vehicles, from cars to buses, from motorbikes to paramedic driver training. They even offer multilingual driving lessons! They offer lessons nation-wide with a free collection service offered to all clients. Each …

Safety measures being reviewed following tragic road death

A road death in Westmeath has highlighted the need for road safety measures on a Longford Road, Midlands radio reports.  Rose Gibney, from Castlepollard, tragically lost her life two months ago in a single vehicle collision at Lisryan, Castlenugent.  Her passing has led to the local authorities looking into a re-enforcement of road safety measures in the area, …