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# crashes - Sunday 16 February, 2020

Top 20 roads in Ireland where collisions occur are all located in Dublin, new data shows

The road with the most number of accidents is the R111 which runs between Islandbridge and Irishtown.

# crashes - Sunday 9 October, 2016

Road deaths: Man killed in Dublin as second woman dies from injuries after Westmeath crash

It brings to three the number of people killed on the nation’s roads in the last 24 hours.

# crashes - Saturday 23 July, 2016

# crashes - Wednesday 1 June, 2016

Alcohol was a factor in 330 fatal road collisions in four years

There were 983 fatal collisions on Irish roads between 2008 and 2012.

# crashes - Wednesday 13 January, 2016

Google's self-driving cars are still leaning on its drivers for tight situations

Its autonomous cars experienced 272 cases where drivers were required to grab the wheel, and avoided 11 crashes.

# crashes - Wednesday 6 January, 2016

More airline deaths due to deliberate acts than accidental crashes in 2015

There were eight accidental airline crashes last year – accounting for 161 passenger and crew deaths.

# crashes - Wednesday 19 August, 2015

Ambulance with patient on board overturns after being hit from side

Two ambulances were involved in separate crashes this morning.

# crashes - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

May Bank Holiday Weekend 2014: 5 killed and 6 seriously injured on roads

Last year five people died during the May bank holiday weekend.

# crashes - Tuesday 28 April, 2015

Cars, not people, are going to be calling 999 from road crashes

The EU has voted for new automatic call systems.

# crashes - Saturday 6 September, 2014

Mayo kids tattooed to remind parents to put seatbelts on them

With temporary tattoos, of course…

# crashes - Tuesday 12 November, 2013

"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.

# crashes - Monday 3 December, 2012

One killed and five injured in separate crashes in Carlow and Mayo

Three people are in critical condition after a three-car crash in Mayo. Separately, a 42-year-old man died in a car crash just outside Tullow in Carlow.

# crashes - Wednesday 17 October, 2012

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.

# crashes - Thursday 2 August, 2012

Motorists facing more penalty points for seatbelt offences

A number of offences related to seatbelt wearing will now carry with them penalty points, the Minister for Transport Leo Varadkar has said.

# crashes - Friday 13 January, 2012

Dublin City Council to charge for fire brigade callouts

The fire brigade’s assistance at a road traffic accident will cost between €485 and €610 per hour.

# crashes - Sunday 10 October, 2010

SEPARATE CRASHES IN Offaly and Dublin have left two dead. A 22 year-old man died on the N7 near Rathcoole in Dublin after a crash at around 1.15 am, with two other people in the car also injured. All three were taken to Tallaght Hospital where the 22 year-old later died. A separate two-vehicle crash involving a car and a bus on the Birr to Tullamore road at around 10.30pm last night  left one woman dead.