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# liz-odonnell - Wednesday 1 January, 2020

45% increase in number of driver deaths on Irish roads in 2019
# Road Safety Authority
# Road Safety Authority

45% increase in number of driver deaths on Irish roads in 2019

Jan 1st 2020, 7:58 AM 44,252 Views 80 Comments

A total of 148 people died on Irish roads last year, according to provisional figures.

# liz-odonnell - Sunday 9 September, 2018

More than half the buses tested on Irish roads have been deemed unsafe
# Bus That Wouldn't Slow Down
# Bus That Wouldn't Slow Down

More than half the buses tested on Irish roads have been deemed unsafe

Sep 9th 2018, 3:32 PM 25,304 Views 60 Comments

More than a third of the buses tested had ‘major or dangerous defects’.

# liz-odonnell - Tuesday 3 January, 2017

'Very bad year for road safety' sees more deaths and more fatal crashes
# 2016
# 2016

'Very bad year for road safety' sees more deaths and more fatal crashes

Jan 3rd 2017, 7:48 PM 12,525 Views 36 Comments

Speeding, drink driving, non-seatbelt wearing and using a mobile phones are among the chief causes.

# liz-odonnell - Tuesday 21 April, 2015

'Alco-locks' could be on the way for those that continue to drink-drive
# Risking Lives
# Risking Lives

'Alco-locks' could be on the way for those that continue to drink-drive

Apr 21st 2015, 10:45 AM 13,912 Views 52 Comments

The Road Safety Authority are thinking outside the box for a new plan on road safety.

# liz-odonnell - Thursday 2 April, 2015

Road accidents account for almost 40% of child deaths in Ireland
# Be Safe
# Be Safe

Road accidents account for almost 40% of child deaths in Ireland

Apr 2nd 2015, 6:48 PM 9,482 Views 21 Comments

Even worse – the number of fatalities on our roads of children aged under 15 almost tripled last year.

# liz-odonnell - Thursday 1 January, 2015

Double the number of children died on our roads last year
# Road Deaths 2014
# Road Deaths 2014

Double the number of children died on our roads last year

Jan 1st 2015, 11:15 AM 11,877 Views 64 Comments

One in four passengers killed were not wearing a seatbelt.

# liz-odonnell - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

New RSA Chair told to 'name and shame' local authorities that fail to maintain road standards
# Liz O'donnell
# Liz O'donnell

New RSA Chair told to 'name and shame' local authorities that fail to maintain road standards

Nov 11th 2014, 1:51 PM 10,791 Views 46 Comments

Liz O’Donnell appeared before the Oireachtas Transport Committee today.

# liz-odonnell - Friday 4 January, 2013

Column: Social media has society in a panic. What does that tell us?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Social media has society in a panic. What does that tell us?

Jan 4th 2013, 7:00 PM 399 Views 80 Comments

There is a political lesson behind the widespread condemnations of social media, writes Gavan Titley.