€229,000 in fines for 27 M50 toll dodgers 

27 motorists were issued a total of €229,000 in fines on Monday after they failed to show up to court for toll dodging on the M50, the Irish Independent reports.  47 toll dodgers had been summoned to appear at Dublin District Court, only 20 of the summoned drivers decided to show up. The prosecutions still proceeded to take place against the 27 people who chose not to appear, resulting in fines ranging from €2,000 to €15,000.  Most of the cases involved vehicles with records between …

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, …

AA Roadwatch’s safe driving tips

With the hot weather continuing into the weekend, many drivers will be planning trips across the country. AA Roadwatch has put together a short video showing drivers how they can stay safe while driving in the summer heat: https://www.instagram.com/p/CRji9eYHMRw/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link  (AA Roadwatch logo taken via: media.info)

Toyota partners up with Headspace

In 2017 Toyota launched it’s free “Face It Down” app for iPhone and Android which is designed to save lives on Irish Roads in partnership with the RSA and Topaz. The leading car company has returned and is now offering free access to the mindfulness and well-being app Headspace for three months to all users of the Toyota Face It …