2012 News

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31 Bealtaine 2012

Bank holiday Road Safety Message - National Events Traffic Management Plans

Fatalities, as a result of road traffic collisions have decreased year on year, resulting in an historic low of 186 fatalities in 2011. We have come a long way, but still 69 people have been killed so far this year. There is always room for improvement and none of us can ever be complacent about road safety.

24 Bealtaine 2012

European Transport Safety Council Hosts ‘Safe and Sober’ Seminar in Dublin

The European Transport Safety Council (ETSC) held its 22nd ‘Safe and Sober’ seminar in Dublin today, Thursday 24 May.

17 Bealtaine 2012

Journalism relating to Road Safety’ Award

This year the Road Safety Authority once again sponsored the Student Media Awards, in the Ballsbridge Hotel, Dublin on the 26th of April 2012.

15 Bealtaine 2012

RSA & IFA Issue Joint Road Safety Appeal

The Road Safety Authority (RSA) and the Irish Farmers Association (IFA) have 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.

11 Bealtaine 2012

Road Safety Authority Issue Guidelines on Placement of Referendum Posters

The Road Safety Authority (RSA) is today Friday 11th May 2012 is asking organisations campaigning for the forthcoming referendum on 31st May to take care when positioning referendum posters at the roadside.

10 Bealtaine 2012

Road Safety Abroad For Summer 2012

The Road Safety Authority (RSA) and the Union of Students in Ireland (USI) are appealing to people travelling abroad over the summer months not to leave road safety in the departure lounge.

7 Bealtaine 2012

Operation Learner Driver - 43% of learner permit holders drive unaccompanied

Road Safety is every road user’s responsibility. Tragically 58 people have already lost their lives on our roads so far this year. This is 7 road deaths less than this period last year.

3 Bealtaine 2012

May Bank Holiday Period 4th-7th May 2012

There are a few areas in Ireland that have not been affected by what happens on our roads



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