RSA Announces driving licence extension

The Road Safety Authority has announced an extension to driving licences as part of a suite of measures to regularise driving licensing as the COVID-19 pandemic continues. The extension will apply to driving licences expiring from 1 July 2021 to 31 October 2021 with 10 months added to the expiry date in cases where the …

Confusion around Highway Code changes

IAM RoadSmart the UK’s largest independent road safety charity, is warning all road users, to be patient and cautious when it comes to the Highway Code this summer.  Although changes are going to be put in place, they haven’t yet been put into law. Therefore, all UK road users need to be aware of the current rules that apply.  IAM RoadSmart are using the Summer of Cycling campaign’s announcement as a prompt to revise the present rules to …

Hazardous Road Conditions Alert

The Road Safety Authority (RSA) is advising all road users to take extra care using the roads today (Friday 23 July) as the recent spell of dry weather breaks and rain is expected across parts of the country over the coming days.  During a prolonged dry spell, oil and rubber deposit builds up and develops on the road. When wet weather arrives, …