2013 News

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Thursday, March 28, 2013

Varadkar launches new Road Safety Strategy

Minister for Transport, Tourism & Sport Leo Varadkar has launched the Government’s fourth Road Safety Strategy today at the Road Transport Safety Conference on Serious Injuries.

Friday, March 22, 2013

New Regulations On Vehicle Weight Limits

From 1st April 2013 owners / operators of six-axle articulated vehicle combinations will have the option of operating at 46 tonnes, instead of 44 tonnes, which represents a 2 tonne increase over the current national weight limit.

Thursday, March 21, 2013

Road Safety Alert – Risk of Flooding

The Road Safety Authority (RSA) is, today Thursday March 21st advising road users to take particular care on the roads following a warning from Met Éireann of prolonged showers which will give rise to some spot flooding.

Thursday, March 21, 2013

RSA Awards For Children’s Dedication To Road Safety

Thursday 21 March 2012: The Road Safety Authority’s Annual ‘Seatbelt Sheriff’ and ‘Hi Glo Silver’ Awards were presented to 276 children from 11 primary schools around Ireland at a ceremony in Croke Park today.

Thursday, March 21, 2013

Road Safety Alert – Sleet & Snow Cavan, Monaghan and Donegal

The Road Safety Authority (RSA) is today Thursday March 21st advising road users to remain vigilant on the roads following reports of rain, sleet and snow over Cavan, Monaghan and Donegal.

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Ireland Above EU Average in Reducing Road Deaths in 2012

New road safety figures published today, Tuesday 19th March, by the EU Commission show Ireland outperformed the EU average in reducing road deaths in 2012.

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Road Safety Alert – Sleet & Snow

The Road Safety Authority (RSA) are today Tuesday March 19th appealing to road users to take extra care on the roads following reports of snow showers overnight and tomorrow, Wednesday morning over Ulster, northern and eastern parts of Leinster and north Connacht.

Monday, March 11, 2013

Road Safety Weather Alert –Snow & Ice

The Road Safety Authority (RSA) has, today Monday 11th March 2013, re-issued its advice for road users in snow and icy conditions.

Friday, March 08, 2013

Varadkar launches local & regional road maintenance initiative

Focus on emergency maintenance means new regional road projects put on ice.



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