2014 News

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Wednesday, April 30, 2014

New penalties for texting while driving come into force on Thursday

From this Thursday motorists convicted of sending a text message or email while driving will face tough new penalties and a compulsory court appearance.

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Alarm At Increase In Motorcycle Deaths Prompts Bank Holiday Appeal

The Road Safety Authority (RSA) and An Garda Síochána are urging motorcyclists, scooter and moped users to bike safely on the roads this summer following an almost 70% rise in motorcycle rider fatalities (up from 16 to 27) in 2013.To date, 2 motorcyclists have died on Irish roads in 2014.

Monday, April 28, 2014

Road Safety Authority Issue Guidelines on Placement of Election Posters

The Road Safety Authority (RSA) is reminding political parties and their campaign workers of the need to take care when positioning campaign posters in the lead up to the Local and European elections.

Thursday, April 24, 2014

New Medical Fitness to Drive guidelines published

Higher standard of physical and mental fitness required from bus and truck drivers

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Garda National Traffic Bureau/ RSA Easter Bank Holiday Period

An Garda Síochána and the Road Safety Authority urge motorists to slow down this Easter Bank Holiday weekend



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