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# pedestrians - Tuesday 1 December, 2020

Five killed and many injured after car driven at speed through pedestrian zone in German city
# Trier
# Trier

Five killed and many injured after car driven at speed through pedestrian zone in German city

Updated Dec 1st 2020, 10:28 PM 54,093 Views 15 Comments

A baby was among those killed in the incident.

# pedestrians - Thursday 23 July, 2020

'Look twice and think twice': Luas releases video of crashes and near misses
# Safety Appeal
# Safety Appeal

'Look twice and think twice': Luas releases video of crashes and near misses

Jul 23rd 2020, 4:24 PM 33,619 Views 52 Comments

There were 11 incidents in which the Luas made contact with vehicles from January to June of this year.

# pedestrians - Thursday 2 July, 2020

Pedestrianised streets to be trialled in Dublin city centre
# Pedestrianisation
# Pedestrianisation

Pedestrianised streets to be trialled in Dublin city centre

Jul 2nd 2020, 5:40 PM 31,535 Views 76 Comments

Trials begin on 25 July and will run for 4 consecutive weekends.

# pedestrians - Wednesday 10 June, 2020

Drivers urged to slow down as more cyclists and pedestrians are on the roads
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Drivers urged to slow down as more cyclists and pedestrians are on the roads

Jun 10th 2020, 11:41 AM 12,901 Views 95 Comments

Roads around Ireland are getting busier as Covid-19 restrictions start to ease.

# pedestrians - Friday 22 May, 2020

Gardaí catch motorist travelling at 202km/h on Dublin's M50
# Slow Down Day
# Slow Down Day

Gardaí catch motorist travelling at 202km/h on Dublin's M50

Updated May 22nd 2020, 2:32 PM 59,893 Views 129 Comments

‘National Slow Down Day’ is taking place from 7am today until 7am tomorrow.

# pedestrians - Saturday 18 April, 2020

Dublin City Council to reallocate space to allow pedestrians and cyclists to social distance
# Rejig
# Rejig

Dublin City Council to reallocate space to allow pedestrians and cyclists to social distance

Apr 18th 2020, 11:51 AM 26,271 Views 80 Comments

Loading bays and parking spaces will be removed to create space for people on bikes and on foot.

# pedestrians - Saturday 31 August, 2019

Another Dublin street blocked off by activists in car-free demonstration
# Streets Are For People
# Streets Are For People

Another Dublin street blocked off by activists in car-free demonstration

Aug 31st 2019, 3:43 PM 35,121 Views 113 Comments

Councillors are due to vote next week on a proposal to permanently pedestrianise this section of the street.

# pedestrians - Tuesday 4 June, 2019

'Seconds could change your life': Luas releases video of crashes and near misses
# Safety Campaign
# Safety Campaign

'Seconds could change your life': Luas releases video of crashes and near misses

Jun 4th 2019, 10:51 AM 62,926 Views 57 Comments

Two pedestrians died after being struck by trams in separate incidents earlier this year.

# pedestrians - Sunday 12 May, 2019

Metrolink construction could close section of Royal Canal cycling Greenway for up to three years
# Glasnevin
# Glasnevin

Metrolink construction could close section of Royal Canal cycling Greenway for up to three years

May 12th 2019, 11:00 AM 17,991 Views 50 Comments

A cycling group has called on the NTA to alter its plans for the Glasnevin Station.

# pedestrians - Monday 5 November, 2018

'Was your Snapchat worth it?': Emergency brakes used by Luas drivers 550 times this year
# Ding Ding Ding
# Ding Ding Ding

'Was your Snapchat worth it?': Emergency brakes used by Luas drivers 550 times this year

Nov 5th 2018, 7:30 AM 23,023 Views 46 Comments

People breaking red lights and not paying attention are two of the main reasons for near-misses.

# pedestrians - Saturday 6 October, 2018

Plans afoot to construct new bridges in Dublin alongside iconic Royal Canal structures
# Scherzer Bridges
# Scherzer Bridges

Plans afoot to construct new bridges in Dublin alongside iconic Royal Canal structures

Oct 6th 2018, 9:30 PM 29,870 Views 29 Comments

The new bridges, one for walkers and one for cyclists, will run adjacent to the existing steel rolling Scherzer bridge on Spencer Dock.

# pedestrians - Monday 1 October, 2018

Traffic lights that take longer to change could reduce older pedestrian road deaths
# Road Safety
# Road Safety

Traffic lights that take longer to change could reduce older pedestrian road deaths

Oct 1st 2018, 2:22 PM 12,238 Views 47 Comments

An RSA lecture today heard pedestrian risk increases with age.

# pedestrians - Wednesday 28 February, 2018

Gardaí warn of increase in minor collisions as they advise people to stay home if possible
# Unnecessary Journeys
# Unnecessary Journeys

Gardaí warn of increase in minor collisions as they advise people to stay home if possible

Feb 28th 2018, 12:46 PM 13,154 Views 13 Comments

The force’s senior officer for roads policing said elderly pedestrians are at particular risk during this severe weather.

# pedestrians - Wednesday 23 August, 2017

Gardaí appeal for witnesses after car hits pedestrians in Dublin
# Adelaide Road
# Adelaide Road

Gardaí appeal for witnesses after car hits pedestrians in Dublin

Aug 23rd 2017, 12:59 PM 25,665 Views 12 Comments

Five people were taken to hospital, one of whom is seriously injured.

# pedestrians - Sunday 30 July, 2017

Poll: Do you text while walking?
# Head In The Clouds
# Head In The Clouds

Poll: Do you text while walking?

Jul 30th 2017, 10:16 AM 16,102 Views 36 Comments

The city of Honolulu in Hawaii will bring in fines for people who text while crossing the road this autumn.

# pedestrians - Friday 19 May, 2017

Times Square driver had been 'hearing voices and expected to die'
# New York
# New York

Times Square driver had been 'hearing voices and expected to die'

May 19th 2017, 7:14 AM 24,866 Views 27 Comments

23 people were struck, with one fatality, when a car ploughed into pedestrians in Manhattan yesterday.

# pedestrians - Thursday 18 May, 2017

One dead and 22 injured as car ploughs into pedestrians at Times Square
# New York
# New York

One dead and 22 injured as car ploughs into pedestrians at Times Square

May 18th 2017, 10:50 PM 165,989 Views 156 Comments

Charlie Flanagan has expressed Ireland’s “solidarity with the people of New York at this time”.

# pedestrians - Friday 28 October, 2016

What would you use the pedestrianised College Green plaza for?
# Plans For Change
# Plans For Change

What would you use the pedestrianised College Green plaza for?

Oct 28th 2016, 4:33 PM 23,170 Views 90 Comments

Dublin City Council wants to know.

# pedestrians - Saturday 4 June, 2016

Pedestrians urged not to 'stagger' home drunk on country roads
# Road Deaths
# Road Deaths

Pedestrians urged not to 'stagger' home drunk on country roads

Jun 4th 2016, 7:00 AM 8,876 Views 30 Comments

The RSA has said people automatically vilify drivers when drunk pedestrians are often the causes of fatal collisions.

# pedestrians - Monday 13 July, 2015

Teen girl injured after car ploughs into pedestrians in Ardoyne
# Belfast
# Belfast

Teen girl injured after car ploughs into pedestrians in Ardoyne

Jul 13th 2015, 10:39 PM 25,605 Views 79 Comments

Police have been coming under ‘sustained attack’, the PSNI said.

# pedestrians - Friday 27 February, 2015

Snow is on the way... but first we have to battle with battering winds
# Weather Warning
# Weather Warning

Snow is on the way... but first we have to battle with battering winds

Feb 27th 2015, 7:50 PM 54,203 Views 30 Comments

There will be weather warnings in place across the country.

# pedestrians - Monday 17 November, 2014

Woman in her 80s killed as she crossed the road
# Road Death
# Road Death

Woman in her 80s killed as she crossed the road

Nov 17th 2014, 8:30 AM 13,916 Views 1 Comment

Gardaí in Adare are investigating the incident.

# pedestrians - Friday 26 September, 2014

Three bystanders seriously injured after being struck by car in garda chase
# Clare
# Clare

Three bystanders seriously injured after being struck by car in garda chase

Sep 26th 2014, 6:50 AM 26,787 Views 62 Comments

It has been reported that one of the men lost a leg in the incident.

# pedestrians - Sunday 3 August, 2014

Explainer: Do pedestrian crossing buttons actually work?
# Push The Button
# Push The Button

Explainer: Do pedestrian crossing buttons actually work?

Aug 3rd 2014, 4:30 PM 21,637 Views 23 Comments

TheJournal.ie takes a look at the question of pedestrian buttons acting as a ‘placebo’.

# pedestrians - Friday 27 June, 2014

Opinion: A story of a good bus driver and a cyclist on Dublin's quays
# Good Samaritan
# Good Samaritan

Opinion: A story of a good bus driver and a cyclist on Dublin's quays

Jun 27th 2014, 1:00 PM 128 Views 27 Comments

After I was hit by a driver on the quays, I was overwhelmed by the kindness of strangers.

# pedestrians - Saturday 21 June, 2014

AA warns of being taken over by dangerous phone-induced "zombie trance"
# Jaywalking
# Jaywalking

AA warns of being taken over by dangerous phone-induced "zombie trance"

Jun 21st 2014, 4:15 PM 14,339 Views 20 Comments

A poll on the organisation’s website revealed that a majority of people are in favour of fines for this kind of behaviour.

# pedestrians - Thursday 22 May, 2014

Think your morning commute is bad? Crossing the road in Vietnam is utter madness
# Zebra Crossing
From The Daily Edge
# Zebra Crossing

Think your morning commute is bad? Crossing the road in Vietnam is utter madness

May 22nd 2014, 7:57 AM 3,795 Views 3 Comments

We’ll just stay at home forever, thanks.

# pedestrians - Thursday 15 May, 2014

11 things pedestrians really want you to know
# Cross Walk
From The Daily Edge
# Cross Walk

11 things pedestrians really want you to know

May 15th 2014, 12:56 PM 23,269 Views 54 Comments

Take a walk on the wild side.

# pedestrians - Tuesday 1 April, 2014

Road deaths falling in Europe - but up 19 per cent in Ireland
# Be Safe
# Be Safe

Road deaths falling in Europe - but up 19 per cent in Ireland

Apr 1st 2014, 10:45 AM 5,485 Views 45 Comments

The European Commission expressed concern today about trends in deaths of vulnerable road users like pedestrians and cyclists.

# pedestrians - Wednesday 25 September, 2013

Dashcam video shows the intense stupidity of some pedestrians
# Car-razy
From The Daily Edge
# Car-razy

Dashcam video shows the intense stupidity of some pedestrians

Sep 25th 2013, 6:00 PM 20,360 Views 56 Comments

You will gasp in horror.

# pedestrians - Wednesday 26 June, 2013

The 12 worst things about being a cyclist
# Vicious Cycle
From The Daily Edge
# Vicious Cycle

The 12 worst things about being a cyclist

Jun 26th 2013, 6:00 PM 13,740 Views 88 Comments

WHY AM I SO SWEATY?

# pedestrians - Tuesday 1 January, 2013

2012 sets new record for fewest road deaths in Ireland
# Road Deaths
# Road Deaths

2012 sets new record for fewest road deaths in Ireland

Jan 1st 2013, 9:59 AM 10,155 Views 70 Comments

The number of road deaths has now fallen for six years running, with a new national record of 161.

# pedestrians - Tuesday 2 October, 2012

VIDEOS: Gardaí release dramatic footage of near-misses on Dublin's roads
# Dublin
# Dublin

VIDEOS: Gardaí release dramatic footage of near-misses on Dublin's roads

Oct 2nd 2012, 7:30 PM 36,286 Views 122 Comments

Gardaí are releasing the footage in a bid to reduce the number of casualties on Dublin’s roads.

# pedestrians - Wednesday 4 January, 2012

Pedestrians to have priority over cars in new Dublin plan
# Pedestrians
# Pedestrians

Pedestrians to have priority over cars in new Dublin plan

Jan 4th 2012, 11:05 AM 5,728 Views 35 Comments

A new report proposes a “pedestrian-friendly city” in which through vehicle traffic would be “actively discouraged”.

# pedestrians - Tuesday 27 December, 2011

Pedestrians killed on Limerick, Mullingar roads
# Roads
# Roads

Pedestrians killed on Limerick, Mullingar roads

Dec 27th 2011, 11:56 AM 2,621 Views 11 Comments

A 69-year-old man was killed in Limerick last night, while a 23-year-old was knocked down and fatally injured in Mullingar.

# pedestrians - Friday 21 October, 2011

Young Chinese girl struck by van and ignored by passers-by dies
# China
# China

Young Chinese girl struck by van and ignored by passers-by dies

Oct 21st 2011, 11:02 AM 10,486 Views 87 Comments

The incident has sparked calls for better legal protection of good Samaritans as fear of litigation may have deterred some passers-by from helping the injured child.

# pedestrians - Saturday 11 June, 2011

Minister announces funding for transport projects
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

Minister announces funding for transport projects

Jun 11th 2011, 4:14 PM 559 Views 10 Comments

The Minister for Transport Leo Varadkar claims that the funding committed from his department to the government’s jobs initiative has the potential to create around 1,000 jobs in Ireland.

# pedestrians - Wednesday 11 May, 2011

Ireland one of best in EU at reducing deaths of pedestrians
# Road Safety
# Road Safety

Ireland one of best in EU at reducing deaths of pedestrians

May 11th 2011, 11:38 AM 1,075 Views 0 Comments

The country sees a decrease in the deaths of the most vulnerable users of the road – but EU-wide report shows that motorcyclists still hugely at risk.

# pedestrians - Monday 11 April, 2011

Road safety campaign urges greater driver caution on motorways
Live Apr 11th 2011, 9:56 PM

Road safety campaign urges greater driver caution on motorways

# pedestrians - Tuesday 24 August, 2010

All new junior infants to get high-vis vest
# Road Safety
# Road Safety

All new junior infants to get high-vis vest

Aug 24th 2010, 2:51 PM 209 Views 0 Comments