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Ireland 4th Safest EU Country for Road Deaths in 2017

·         European road safety report shows Ireland was the 4th safest EU country for road deaths in 2017 ·         Road Safety Authority CEO welcomes improvement in Irish ranking while highlighting current serious situation on Irish roads ·         News comes amidst high number of road deaths to date in June June

Drivers Urged to be aware of cyclists during National Bikeweek & to give them the space to ride safe

·         National Bike Week runs from Saturday 9 June to Sunday 17 June ·         Drivers reminded to give cyclists safe clearance space when overtaking ·         Check blind spots for cyclists and use ‘Dutch Reach’ when opening the door ·         Cyclists reminded that Rules of the Road apply to them too

Heavy Rainfall and Risk of Flooding

The Road Safety Authority (RSA) is advising all road users to take extra care when using the roads as Met Éireann warn of thunderstorms and very heavy rain in Cavan, Monaghan, Donegal, Dublin, Carlow, Kilkenny, Laois, Longford, Wexford, Wicklow, Westmeath, Leitrim, Roscommon, Sligo, Cork, Tipperary and Waterford. Met Éireann has

Motorcyclists Urged to Bike Safe This Summer

·         171 motorcyclists have been killed and 629 seriously injured since 2010 ·         Summer is high risk for motorcyclists, especially Saturday and Sunday ·         Approved PPE, high visibility clothing and ’ease off the throttle’ ·         Drivers need to look and look again for motorcyclists The Road Safety Authority (RSA) and