Traffic on Britain’s roads during the first lockdown was thought to be equivalent to 1960s levels, according to new data from AX.
Several changes to the National Car Test came into effect on Monday, June 21. These changes will see Ireland be amongst the first EU Member States to commence the use of (OBD), testing under EU Roadworthiness Directive 2014/45.
Four million drivers have momentarily fallen asleep behind the wheel, reveals shocking new research by IAM RoadSmart, the UK’s largest independent road safety charity. The newly-published results will set alarm bells ringing amongst road safety experts as even the briefest lapse in concentration when driving can have devastating consequences. At 70mph a car travels over …
The Irish Tyre Industry Association (ITIA) launched its first major campaign of the year based on the importance of tyre pressure and its contribution in maintaining high standards of safety on Irish roads. The ITIA launched the campaign with the aim of educating consumers on the importance of maintaining the correct levels of tyre pressure in their vehicle’s tyres at all times, …
According to figures supplied by the Department of Transport, the number of vehicles declared off the road has fallen by almost 19% since the early days of the pandemic.
Hay fever season is with us again, and road safety organisation GEM Motoring Assist is encouraging sufferers to be extra careful before getting behind the wheel.
The Road Safety Authority (RSA) has announced the winners of this year’s ‘Seatbelt Sheriff’ and ‘Hi-Glo Silver’ Poster Competitions in an online ceremony, shared on RSA social media platforms. The ‘Seatbelt Sheriff’ and ‘Hi-Glo Silver’ road safety programmes encourage first and second class pupils to learn about road safety, teaching them the importance of buckling …
ROAD SAFETY and breakdown organisation GEM Motoring Assist is warning drivers to be watchful for the symptoms of fatigue and the risks of being behind the wheel when tired.
Motorists who drive too slowly without considering other road users may be contributing to collisions and casualties, according to a road safety expert in Co. Mayo.
New attitudinal research released today by the Road Safety Authority (RSA) has found that a quarter of drivers surveyed agreed that there were times when they may have been over the drink driving limit when driving the morning after a night out.