Shocking results from study reveal that four million drivers have fallen asleep behind the wheel

   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 …

ITIA launches #RespectThePressure campaign

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, …

RSA buckles up for annual Seatbelt Sheriff & Hi-Glo Silver Awards

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 …

Drink driving research unveiled

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.