2010 News

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30 Nollaig 2010

Ring in the New Year safely, urges the RSA

As people nationwide prepare to ring in the New Year, the Road Safety Authority (RSA) is urging road-users, today Friday 31st December, 2010, to stay safe on the roads and plan ahead to make sure they get home safely tonight.

24 Nollaig 2010

Thaw will present even more challenges for road-users

Despite a forecast for an improvement in the weather conditions nationwide, from St. Stephen’s Day 26th December, the Road Safety Authority (RSA) is warning road users that road conditions will continue to be treacherous in most parts of the country.

22 Nollaig 2010

Regulation of Written-Off Vehicles - consulation launched

The Department of Transport and the Road Safety Authority (RSA) has launched a public consultation process seeking the views of all interested parties on proposals to regulate written-off vehicles in Ireland.

21 Nollaig 2010

Drivers urged to use public transport, drive in daylight and car pool to get home safely for Christmas

With parts of the country experiencing heavy snow fall and sub zero temperatures affecting all areas, the RSA, is today Tuesday 21st December 2010, urging drivers intending to travel home for Christmas to consider using public transport, driving in daylight and car pooling in order to get home safely.

17 Nollaig 2010

Road Safety Alert - Snow and Ice

RSA re-issues advice for drivers as snow and ice return.

16 Nollaig 2010

President of Ireland, Mary Mcaleese Launches Christmas & New Year Road Safety Campaign 2010

Launched today Thursday 16th December 2010 at the National Rehabilitation Hospital, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin.

15 Nollaig 2010

RSA urges caution as severe weather conditions set to return

The RSA has re-issued its message for road users to exercise caution as snow and icy weather conditions are set to return to parts of the country again.

10 Nollaig 2010

Pedestrians, Cyclists & Motorcyclists Warned of Dangers of Melting Snow & Ice

As a general thaw sets in across the country the Road Safety Authority (RSA) is today Friday 10th December 2010, advising pedestrians, cyclists and motorcyclists that they face hazardous road conditions as a result of melting snow and ice.

8 Nollaig 2010

RSA and Gardai warn road-users of new dangers as thaw expected

Following three road fatalities over the past 24 hours, the Road Safety Authority (RSA) and An Garda Síochána have issued a joint appeal, today Wednesday 8th December 2010, to road-users to be extremely careful on the roads.

6 Nollaig 2010

Road Users Warned of the dangers of Freezing Fog and Black Ice

The Road Safety Authority (RSA) is warning road users today Monday 6th December, 2010, of the dangers posed by freezing fog which has been forecast by Met Eireann in many parts of the country over the coming days

6 Nollaig 2010

RSA Advises Road Users to Remain Vigilant During Thaw

The RSA advises road users to remain vigilant on the roads as the snow and ice begins to thaw this week.

5 Nollaig 2010

RSA Urges Drivers to Slow Down Following Reports of ‘Black Ice’ On Roads

Road safety alert issued for Monday morning as overnight temperatures set to plunge.

1 Nollaig 2010

RSA Advises Safety When Playing in Snow and Ice

Road Safety Authority (RSA) is asking parents to ensure their children are safe when playing outside in the snow and to speak to them about acting responsibly in the wintry conditions.



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