Transport

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Operation ‘Twin Tracks’ to Better Prevent Anti-Social Behaviour on DART, Luas and Rail Routes

An Garda Síochána are to engage in a special operation, named Operation ‘Twin Tracks’, that will see them patrol the DART, Luas and eight inter-city rail routes to prevent and…

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Irish News

Learner and Novice Drivers Being Reminded of Lower Penalty Points Threshold

The Road Safety Authority (RSA) and An Garda Síochána are reminding learner and novice drivers that if they receive 7 penalty points in a 3-year period they face disqualification from…

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Irish News

Ireland’s 1st Mainline Motorway Average Speed Camera Safety System

Ireland’s 1st mainline motorway average speed camera safety system goes operational on the M7 motorway in Tipperary – between Junction 26 and Junction 27 – in both directions (eastbound and…

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Irish News

An Garda Síochána and RSA Launch Easter Bank Holiday Road Safety Appeal

The Road Safety Authority (RSA) and An Garda Síochána are issuing an urgent Easter road safety appeal to all road users to slow down, wear seatbelts, not to drive when…

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Irish News

Road Safety Appeal Ahead of St. Patrick’s Day

One in four motorists (26%) admitted there were times when they may have been over the limit when driving the morning after a night out according to new attitudinal research released…

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Irish News

RSA and Local Authorities Remind Landowners to Cut Hedgerows to Prevent Road Safety Hazards

The Road Safety Authority (RSA) and the County and City Management Association (CCMA) are calling on all landowners to cut their hedgerows before March 1 to prevent causing a potential…

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Features

The Best Service Stations In Ireland

With the increase in staycations over the last 18 months, the beauty of home has become more apparent than ever. From road trips in the mountains to camping by the…

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Irish News

Temporary Derogation From Driving and Resting Time Rules Due to Driver Shortage

The Road Safety Authority (RSA) and the Department of Transport have agreed to allow a temporary and urgent derogation in respect of certain provisions of the EU driving and resting…

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Christmas

Have A Greener, Calmer Christmas With Public Transport

Cork City Council, in association with Bus Éireann, Iarnród Éireann and An Garda Síochana, is encouraging members of the public to leave their cars at home and make use of public transport this Christmas…

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Irish News

SEAI Encourages Anyone Considering A New Car To ‘Go Electric’

SEAI is calling on motorists in the market for a new, or used, car to seriously consider to ‘go electric’ and make the change to an electric vehicle (EV). Private cars,…

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Christmas

Christmas and New Year Road Safety Campaign 2021

An Garda Síochána and The Road Safety Authority (RSA) have launched a road safety campaign and called on drivers to act responsibly and to not be tempted to drink and…

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Christmas

Be Winter Ready Campaign 2021/2022

The 2021/2022 ‘Be Winter Ready’ Campaign launched on 17 November 2021. This page provides a number of sources for up-to-date information on transport services and roads during severe weather. For…

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Education

Road Death – Let’s Start to Care

Road death doesn’t have a preferred age, gender, race, class or faith. It doesn’t care how fit you are, how happy you are, how clever you are or how popular…

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Irish News

The Gardaí Will Brighten Up Your Day

As we prepare to gain an extra hour’s sleep shortly, with the clocks going back at 2am on Sunday 31 October, the days are getting shorter as darkness falls earlier….

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Education

RSA Launches New Guidelines For Improving Road Safety Around Schools

The Road Safety Authority (RSA) has published new guidelines for schools aimed at helping them improve road safety around their schools. The publication comes as pupils return to school for the start…

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Irish News

‘Lock It or Lose It’ Bike Theft Awareness Campaign

Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council, in conjunction with An Garda Síochána, has launched a campaign to raise awareness of bike theft within the cycling community and encourages cyclists to purchase a…

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Culture

Quarter of drivers admit they may have been over the limit when driving the morning after

 1 in 10 drivers admit to drink driving in last 12 months– 1 in 4 of those who admitted to drink driving had 2 or more drinks getting behind the wheel– Alcohol…

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Irish News

Essential Driver Training (EDT) to recommence for Essential Workers from today, 10 May

Image: IrishNews.com – Motorcycle Initial Basic Training (IBT) to recommence today.– RSA will reopen its EDT Online Portal, today to allow Approved Driving Instructors (ADIs) upload customer training sessions The Road Safety…

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Irish News

100,000 tickets issued by Gardaí through new technological development

Image: Twitter.com/emergencytimes Irish Gardaí have seen a monumental development in the technology sector as a new ‘Activity Mobility’ app allows Gardaí to check a vehicle’s tax, NCT status and history…

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Education

Road Safety Authority and Gaelic Players Association ask road users to ‘Never Forget’ to wear a seat belt

1 in 4 drivers and passengers killed on Irish roads in 2020 were not wearing a seat belt. The Road Safety Authority (RSA) and the Gaelic Players Association (GPA) are…

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Irish News

1 in 4 drivers and passengers killed in 2020 not wearing a seatbelt

8,770 Fixed Charge Notices issued by Gardai for seat belt offences between November 2019 & November 20 The Road Safety Authority (RSA) and An Garda Síochána are urging drivers and…

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Irish News

Garda coastal watch plan launched, and RNLI veteran retires

The recent report of five outboard engines stolen from a shed near the shore at Gortmore on the western side of Lough Mask since Christmas comes as a stark reminder…

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Top Stories

Limerick City and County Council and An Garda Síochána combine to provide new bus for Limerick

Limerick City and County Council in partnership with An Garda Síochána plan to launch a new 15 seater mini bus that will serve all sections of the community across the…

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Irish News

Road Safety Month of Action – February 2020

2019 saw a 4% increase in Road Traffic Fatalities with 148 deaths on the road, up 7 on the same period in 2018 and the trend for 2020 is continuing…

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