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, …

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 …