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Wednesday 8 February 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# Collisions

All time
# Physicality
Connacht hit a new level of collision success in their close-call against Racing
However, the lineout and maul needs to be much better against Bristol this weekend.
# road injury
Over 3,500 people were seriously injured on Irish roads in four-year period
Nearly one-third of serious injury collisions took place in Dublin
# contact
'I like those collisions... Sometimes you go, ‘that’s a good f***ing hit, man’'
Getting run over by his dad’s truck at the age of six prepared CJ Stander for a love of contact.
# Roscrea
13 cars involved in multiple collisions in a hailstorm on the M7 in Tipperary
None of the injuries sustained in the collisions are understood to be life-threatening.
# Austria
Eight injured as two trains collide and carriages overturn near Vienna
The accident occurred at 5pm near the station of Kritzendorf.
# string of collisions
Fleet commander faces 'sacking' in wake of USS John S McCain collision
The decision to remove Vice Admiral Joseph Aucoin comes after a number of ship collisions in East Asia.
# wounded pride
'If I felt that I was physically dominated, I'd be wanting to fix that'
Lions head coach Warren Gatland has challenged his players to win more collisions in Test two.
# bike to work
Cycling to work is only healthy if the government makes it safe, new study says
For male cyclists between the ages of 20 and 29, the negative impacts of cycling outweigh the positive, according to the study.
# Collisions
Irish Rail tells truckers to 'wise up' after 68 bridge strikes this year
The rail company released a video today to highlight the dangers of hitting bridges and the damage it can cause.
# improvement
Road deaths for 2015 are the second lowest since records began
165 people died on Irish roads compared to 193 in 2014.
# Road Deaths
133 drivers in fatal crashes were not breathalysed last year
The majority of drivers received fatal injuries at the scene.
# wrecking ball
This league player produced some sickening collisions at the weekend
Luke Page was in imposing form for the Mount Pritchard Mounties against the Sea Eagles.
# Death Toll
Roads deaths for 2014 have surpassed last year
With just under a week of 2014 left, 195 people have died.
# Lucky Escape
Shocking crash photo is stark warning of dangers on the roads
The driver is in hospital and was “inches away” from a head injury.
# Collisions
An Irishman is no. 1 in Rugby HQ's best-ever 'David v Goliath' clashes
We’re not going to spoil it for you…
# Beep beep
US officials plan to reduce accidents by proposing 'talking-cars' system
The new proposal, if passed, would require vehicles to communicate information such as speed, location and direction travelled to help reduce collisions.
# Sponsored By Road Safety Authority
"The pain is forever": Wall of Remembrance recalls road victims
On today, World Remembrance Day, the Road Safety Authority is gathering memories of 23,405 loved ones killed on our roads over last 50 years.
# Collisions
Two pedestrians killed following crashes in Meath, Galway
A 77-year-old man was hit by a car in Athboy, and a pedestrian aged 65 was struck and killed on the Galway to Carraroe Road.
# Driving
Survey shows men drive faster but women are less confident behind the wheel
A report from AA also showed that 50 percent of male drivers have run over a pet or animal while driving.
Voices
Column: Women really ARE better drivers. Insurance should reflect this.
While women may be worse than men at parking, we are better drivers and our insurance premiums should show that, writes AA Ireland’s Miriam O’Neill.
# Collisions
Two men killed in separate road collisions
The men were fatally wounded when their cars crashed in Kerry and Wicklow.
# Ouch!
WATCH: An NFL coach break his leg... while on the sidelines
New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton suffered a fractured tibia and torn MCL when one of his own players fell into him.