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Friday, May 26, 2017

Fines Totalling €15,000 for Two Road Haulage Operators in Breach of Road Safety and International Road Haulage Regulations

Following an investigation by the Road Safety Authority (RSA), two road haulage operators have been convicted for breaches of road safety and international road haulage regulations. Kilmoss Limited of Ballydrehid, Cahir, Co. Tipperary was before Cashel District Court on 27 April 2017. The company who operate a road transport business, pleaded guilty to a series of charges for failing to produce and handover records at the request of an RSA Transport Officer as well as charges for failing to ensure relevant checks were made in respect of driver’s hours and failing to ensure correct use of vehicle recording equipment.

Friday, May 26, 2017

Road Safety Alert – Greasy Road Surfaces following break in weather

he Road Safety Authority (RSA) is advising all road users especially drivers to exercise caution on roads following a forecast by Met Éireann for heavy rain and a risk of thundery downpours throughout the country this weekend. The expected rainfall will bring to an end to the dry spell which poses added dangers to road users.

Monday, May 22, 2017

Offaly Road Haulage Operator fined €4,000 for breach of Road Safety regulations

Following an investigation by the Road Safety Authority (RSA), John Tierney of Frankfort, Dunkerrin, Birr, Co. Offaly was before Tullamore District Court on 24 April 2017. Mr Tierney who operates a road transport business, was convicted on a charge for false or misleading records for several vehicles operated by him. There were further charges for breaches of driver’s hour’s regulations and failing to ensure correct use of vehicle recording equipment, that were all taken into consideration by the Court.

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Presentation by Moyagh Murdock, CEO to the Joint Oireachtas Committee

Presentation by Moyagh Murdock, CEO to the Joint Oireachtas Committee

Tuesday, May 09, 2017

ROAD SAFETY AUTHORITY AND TOYOTA AIM TO CHECK 10,000 CHILD CAR SEATS IN 2017

Road Safety Authority and Toyota launch a new three year partnership on child car seat safety

Monday, May 08, 2017

Road-users North & South Urged to support UN Global Road Safety Week 8th - 14th May 2017

Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Mr Shane Ross, and the Department for Infrastructure in Northern Ireland, are calling on road-users throughout the island of Ireland to join the international community in support of the fourth UN Global Road Safety Week which will take place from Monday 8 May to Sunday 14 May. The Week will focus on speed and what can be done to address this key risk factor for road traffic deaths and injuries.

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