Road Safety Archive

Ten years to get 55,000 technicians trained on EVs

The UK government recently announced plans to accelerate the ban on the sale of new petrol and diesel cars and vans, bringing it forward by

Global Youth Coalition for Road Safety launches

The Global Youth Coalition for Road Safety has been launched. In a special online launch, hundreds of young people, partners and supporters joined in the

Big increase in ‘Driving Under Influence’ specimens analysed

An Gardaí, the Road Safety Authority (RSA) and the Medical Bureau of Road Safety (MBRS) are highlighting the dangers of drink and drug driving ahead of the August

Ford ‘Sleep Suit’ shows how drowsy drivers can be as deadly as drink drivers

See a friend or loved one reach for the car keys after a boozy night out and many people will speak out or persuade them

Is there a Leading Light in your community?

The Road Safety Authority (RSA) is calling for nominations in the annual ‘Leading Lights in Road Safety’ awards. Now in its eleventh year, these awards

Forecast for hottest week of the year brings driving dangers – AA Ireland

Motorists are being advised of inherent driving dangers during the current heatwave Although a week of sunshine is most definitely welcomed, the change in weather

Broad road safety coalition commits to work towards zero traffic fatalities

Major players in the European mobility sector signed a road safety pledge to contribute to achieving zero traffic fatalities by 2050. The coalition includes the

European Commission’s third Mobility Package targets 50 per cent less road deaths

Developments in the safety of Irish roads took a huge leap forward last Thursday, with a landmark EU proposal to mandate the fitting of lifesaving technologies,

Auto industry supports EC’s vehicle safety measures

The European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) represents the 15 major Europe-based car, van, truck and bus manufacturers. Last week, it welcomed the new European Commission

Volvo Cars and Volvo Trucks share live vehicle data to improve traffic safety

Volvo Cars, the premium car maker, and leading truck maker Volvo Trucks will share real-time data to expand coverage of the companies’ connected safety technology,