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Road Safety Archive

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,

Motorists urged to give cyclists the space to ride safe

Drivers are being asked to slow down and keep a safe distance when overtaking cyclists on both urban and rural roads. This call comes following

European Commission publishes road safety guide

The European Commission has published the “ Safer roads for all: the EU good practices Guide”. The Guide has been realized by the DG Mobility and

RSA will adopt pragmatic approach to driving and rest time rules

In light of the recent weather warnings and the potential impact on Heavy Good Vehicles (HGV) operations, the Road Safety Authority (RSA) says it will