2011 News

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Tuesday, May 31, 2011

RSA & IFA Issue Joint Road Safety Appeal

The Road Safety Authority (RSA) and the Irish Farmers Association (IFA) have, today Tuesday 24th May 2011, urged road users to take extra care as the number of tractors, trailers and other farm machinery using the roads increases over the summer months.

Thursday, May 26, 2011

RSA Conference Focuses On The Human Impact Of Road Collisions

The Road Safety Authority (RSA) today Thursday 26th May held their annual international road safety conference in Dublin Castle called ‘The Human Impact of Road Collisions.’

Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Two Irish Businesses Win Top EU Road Safety Awards

The Minister for Transport, Mr Leo Varadkar T.D. and the Road Safety Authority (RSA) have congratulated ESB and Kildare-based Telecoms & Power company KTL who were presented with prestigious PRAISE Awards by the European Transport Safety Council (ETSC) in Brussels today, Wednesday 18th May, 2011.

Wednesday, May 18, 2011

RSA Asking For All Motorsport Enthusiasts to “Keep the Race in its Place” at the Topaz International Donegal Rally

The Road Safety Authority (RSA) is today, Wednesday 18th May, 2011, asking for all those attending the Topaz Donegal International Rally from the 17th to 19th June, 2011, to ‘Keep the Race in its Place’.

Monday, May 16, 2011

Statement regarding RTE’s Prime Time Investigates Programme 16th May 2011

On the RTE 1 Prime Time Investigates television programme, broadcast on Monday 16th May, certain allegations were made regarding the National Car Test (NCT) and specifically the roadworthiness testing of vehicles being used as taxis.

Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Research Reveals Road Deaths Halved Over Last Decade

Research announced today by the Road Safety Authority (RSA) and An Garda Síochána has revealed that road deaths dropped by 48% over the last decade.

Tuesday, May 10, 2011

European Report Highlights Ireland’s Progress in Reducing Pedestrian, Cyclist and Motorcycle Casualties

Ireland’s efforts to improve road safety have been acknowledged yet again at a European level. The European Transport Safety Council (ETSC) has published a report (PIN Flash – 19), today 10th May 2011, that compares EU Member States’ progress in reducing deaths among pedestrians, cyclists and motorcyclists over the past decade.

Monday, May 02, 2011

April Lowest Recorded Month for Road Deaths

The Road Safety Authority (RSA) and An Garda Síochána have praised the public for their efforts in saving lives on our roads as April 2011 was confirmed as the safest month since records began in 1959.



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