2010 News

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Friday, October 29, 2010

Walkers and cyclists urged to ‘Be Seen to Be Safe’ this winter

With the clocks going back this weekend and winter upon us, the Road Safety Authority (RSA), today Friday 29th October, is asking road users to make sure they can be seen when out cycling or walking. High visibility reflective clothing and lights are the only way to stay safe when out on the roads.

Thursday, October 28, 2010

RSA Urges Motorists Not to Get Caught Out if Severe Weather Hits

This wintertime drivers need to ensure their cars are ready for the extra challenges winter driving brings.

Thursday, October 21, 2010

Road Safety Chief pleads with Parents over incidents involving young drivers and passengers

The Road Safety Authority (RSA) is directing its October Bank Holiday road safety message at young adults, particularly passengers, as road collision figures indicate that those aged between 16 and 25 have accounted for almost 3 out of every 5 passenger deaths (59%) on our roads in 2010.

Friday, October 15, 2010

European Night Without Accident

'European Night Without Accident’ takes place this Saturday 16th October as part of ‘Irish Road Safety Week’. The initiative is aimed at promoting responsible behaviour behind the wheel among young adults

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Dublin Teacher Wins ‘Supreme Award’ For Road Safety

A national school teacher, who established a Cycling Safety Training Club in his school to promote safe cycling among the pupils, has won the Road Safety Authority (RSA) ‘Supreme Award’ for road safety at its annual ‘Leading Lights in Road Safety’ Awards.

Monday, October 11, 2010

Drugs a factor in 1 in 3 driver deaths

Research presented at the Road Safety Authority (RSA) Annual Lecture on Road Safety today, Monday 11th October, has revealed that drug driving could be as serious a problem as drink driving, in Ireland.

Friday, October 08, 2010

RSA urges people to get involved in national drive to save lives

‘Irish Road Safety Week’ from Oct 11th to Oct 17th

Tuesday, October 05, 2010

RSA and Setanta Insurance Ask Young People to ‘Keep Drama off the Roads’ - Short Film Competition Launched for 15-25 Year Olds -

The Road Safety Authority (RSA) and Setanta Insurance are calling on all young budding filmmakers to enter their national road safety competition, ‘Keep Drama off the Roads’ which was launched today, Tuesday 5th October.



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