Road safety

Road safety chief ‘amazed’ by large number of drivers caught under the influence of alcohol or drugs over Christmas

THE number of drivers who ignored road safety advice and chose to drive drunk or on drugs over Christmas is “astonishing”, says Ireland’s road safety chief. Garda road safety figures revealed that 914 motorists were lifted from driving while intoxicated from November 26 to January 4, including 35 on New Year’s Day. 1 Garda Siochana […]

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Five injured on day three of the Seven Days road safety campaign

PHUKET: Five people were injured in Phuket in five crashes on day three of the Seven Days of Danger New Year’s road safety campaign, officials reported. The news came from a report posted online yesterday (January 1) – the first campaign report released by the Phuket office of the Public Relations Department (PR Phuket) since […]

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Speeding drivers caught in Christmas road safety blitz in the Southwest | The standard

news, latest news, ALMOST 400 violations were detected in the southwest during a 10-day Christmas traffic safety police blitz. Almost 40 percent of these incidents (156) were speeding violations. Statewide, more than 776 dangerous drivers have been detected while driving under the influence of alcohol and drugs, with one in 270 drivers detected above the […]

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Road safety petition handed to councils after nine-year-old boy dies in hit-and-run

Nine-year-old George Lewis was killed on Sutton Lane in Sutton-in-Craven on his way home from the local cricket club with his father Michael. The 49-year-old driver fled, but then surrendered to police and was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving after the September 17 incident. Register to our daily newsletter Newsletter cut […]

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Joint Road Safety Authority and Gaelic Players Association Road Safety Message

The Road Safety Authority (RSA) and the Gaelic Players Association (GPA) call on all motorists to prioritize their driving performance and never to drive drunk. The advice comes as RSA and GPA launch a new campaign to educate the public about maintaining absolute concentration behind the wheel, with the warning that even a single drink […]

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Park City Police report numerous road issues including drag racing, drunk driving and revving engines

The Park City Police Department recorded numerous problems on the roads in mid-September. The reports included a series of cases such as speeding and suspected drunk driving. In one instance, a truck was driving down the SR 224 towards the Old Town at what was described as “excessive speeds”. The speed limit in the area […]