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#Road Deaths

# road-deaths - Tuesday 19 June, 2012

Pedestrian dies after being struck by truck
# Roads
# Roads

Pedestrian dies after being struck by truck

Jun 19th 2012, 3:36 PM 6,438 Views 6 Comments

The man was killed following the collision on the M8 today.

# road-deaths - Wednesday 13 June, 2012

# road-deaths - Monday 4 June, 2012

Woman killed in charity tractor run crash
# Roads
# Roads

Woman killed in charity tractor run crash

Jun 4th 2012, 7:49 AM 9,718 Views 1 Comment

The 22-year-old was driving a tractor in county Meath when the accident happened.

# road-deaths - Saturday 2 June, 2012

Varadkar appeals to motorists after four deaths on Irish roads
# Roads
# Roads

Varadkar appeals to motorists after four deaths on Irish roads

Jun 2nd 2012, 3:17 PM 4,380 Views 17 Comments

Both the Transport Minister and the Gardaí have issued appeals to motorists to stay safe on the roads this weekend.

# road-deaths - Friday 1 June, 2012

Drivers asked to take extra care this Bank Holiday weekend
# Motoring
# Motoring

Drivers asked to take extra care this Bank Holiday weekend

Jun 1st 2012, 8:02 AM 1,601 Views 13 Comments

During the first weekend of June last year, one person was killed and 12 people seriously injured on Irish roads.

# road-deaths - Friday 18 May, 2012

Two killed in motorcycle crash in Mayo
# Road Deaths
# Road Deaths

Two killed in motorcycle crash in Mayo

May 18th 2012, 2:48 PM 4,565 Views 17 Comments

A man and a woman were pronounced dead at the scene near Lacken.

# road-deaths - Saturday 5 May, 2012

At least five killed in Italy bus crash
# Crash
# Crash

At least five killed in Italy bus crash

May 5th 2012, 1:33 PM 2,082 Views 0 Comments

More than a dozen others were injured after the bus drove through barricades and plunged into a canal.

# road-deaths - Wednesday 28 March, 2012

Man dies after Slane road crash
# Accident
# Accident

Man dies after Slane road crash

Mar 28th 2012, 8:29 AM 3,656 Views 27 Comments

Three others are still in hospital following the accident just after midnight.

# road-deaths - Thursday 23 February, 2012

Pedestrian killed on Louth road
# Roads
# Roads

Pedestrian killed on Louth road

Feb 23rd 2012, 7:55 AM 2,014 Views 5 Comments

The 48-year-old man was struck by a car while walking on the main road at Reaghstown.

# road-deaths - Sunday 15 January, 2012

Four killed on Irish roads this weekend
# Road Deaths
# Road Deaths

Four killed on Irish roads this weekend

Jan 15th 2012, 2:44 PM 5,316 Views 4 Comments

Four separate road accidents in Wexford, Longford and Cork have claimed the lives of four men.

Man killed in Longford road crash
# Road Deaths
# Road Deaths

Man killed in Longford road crash

Jan 15th 2012, 1:55 PM 3,034 Views 10 Comments

Three people have been killed on Irish roads this weekend.

# road-deaths - Friday 6 January, 2012

Poll: Are drink-driving laws fair to those in rural areas?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are drink-driving laws fair to those in rural areas?

Jan 6th 2012, 10:27 AM 6,846 Views 144 Comments

A coroner in Kerry has said older men in rural areas are becoming more isolated because even one pint can now put them over the limit. Have your say here…

# road-deaths - Sunday 1 January, 2012

The Daily Fix: New Year's Day
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: New Year's Day

Jan 1st 2012, 7:30 PM 11,464 Views 5 Comments

The first day of 2012: peace prize for the McAleeses, the Phoenix Park has a big birthday, testing times in Iran, Titanic memories and a sneak peek at what will be hot in 2012…

Elderly woman killed in Co Wexford road accident
# Road Deaths
# Road Deaths

Elderly woman killed in Co Wexford road accident

Jan 1st 2012, 6:42 PM 4,268 Views 3 Comments

The woman in her 60s died at lunchtime and a second woman is in hospital – she is the second road fatality of 2012.

Drop in road deaths in 2011
# Road Deaths
# Road Deaths

Drop in road deaths in 2011

Jan 1st 2012, 9:51 AM 2,160 Views 8 Comments

The number of road deaths in Ireland fell below 200 for the first time since road deaths began being recorded in 1959. There were 26 fewer fatalities in 2011 compared to 2009, latest figures from the Road Safety Authority show.

# road-deaths - Friday 30 December, 2011

Road deaths in 2011 'lowest since records began' - Varadkar
# Good News
# Good News

Road deaths in 2011 'lowest since records began' - Varadkar

Dec 30th 2011, 6:38 PM 3,294 Views 39 Comments

The Minister for Transport said the figures mean Ireland’s roads are among the safest in Europe.

# road-deaths - Tuesday 27 December, 2011

# road-deaths - Sunday 11 December, 2011

Woman, 20, killed as car hit concrete pillar
# Crash
# Crash

Woman, 20, killed as car hit concrete pillar

Dec 11th 2011, 6:44 PM 5,460 Views 10 Comments

Police said they had earlier seen a vehicle being driven dangerously in Claudy, Co Derry.

# road-deaths - Saturday 10 December, 2011

The Daily Fix: Saturday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Saturday

Dec 10th 2011, 7:54 PM 4,069 Views 5 Comments

In tonight’s Fix: The latest on the EU agreement, tributes paid to mother and daughter crash victims, and possibly the best Christmas light display ever…

# road-deaths - Wednesday 23 November, 2011

Gay Byrne reappointed as head of Road Safety Authority
# Uncle Gaybo
# Uncle Gaybo

Gay Byrne reappointed as head of Road Safety Authority

Nov 23rd 2011, 11:47 AM 2,262 Views 23 Comments

Meanwhile, two films have been launched to promote safer driving amongst young people.

# road-deaths - Sunday 20 November, 2011

Services held across country to remember road death victims
# Road Deaths
# Road Deaths

Services held across country to remember road death victims

Nov 20th 2011, 10:10 AM 1,434 Views 3 Comments

Today is World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims. Candles will be lit around Ireland to remember those who have lost their lives on the country’s roads.

# road-deaths - Saturday 19 November, 2011

Three killed in 52 vehicle pile-up on German autobahn
# Germany
# Germany

Three killed in 52 vehicle pile-up on German autobahn

Nov 19th 2011, 12:48 PM 6,762 Views 25 Comments

The crash happened in foggy conditions on the A31 near the town of Gronau.

# road-deaths - Sunday 13 November, 2011

Man killed in Mayo car crash
# Roads
# Roads

Man killed in Mayo car crash

Nov 13th 2011, 9:09 AM 1,119 Views 3 Comments

The 25-year-old was fatally injured after the car he was driving hit a bridge.

# road-deaths - Thursday 13 October, 2011

Five children, one adult killed in US truck smash
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

Five children, one adult killed in US truck smash

Oct 13th 2011, 9:53 PM 446 Views 0 Comments

A number of children in foster care were aboard the people-carrier that collided with a truck in eastern Colorado.

# road-deaths - Monday 10 October, 2011

One in five young male drivers 'road race'
# Roads
# Roads

One in five young male drivers 'road race'

Oct 10th 2011, 3:16 PM 589 Views 30 Comments

One fifth of young male drivers have admitted to racing on the roads, with those aged between 17 and 24 being five times more likely to be killed, the Road Safety Authority has reported.

# road-deaths - Sunday 2 October, 2011

Two teenagers killed in Kildare road accident
# Road Deaths
# Road Deaths

Two teenagers killed in Kildare road accident

Oct 2nd 2011, 9:51 AM 1,896 Views 5 Comments

A 19-year-old driver and his 18-year-old female passenger were fatally injured in the two-car collision.

# road-deaths - Friday 16 September, 2011

Argentina: Reasons sought for deadly multiple-vehicle crash
# Argentina
# Argentina

Argentina: Reasons sought for deadly multiple-vehicle crash

Sep 16th 2011, 7:54 AM 514 Views 2 Comments

Eleven people have died and hundreds are injured following a multiple-vehicle crash in Argentina: a bus in Buenos Aires crashed into an oncoming train before being thrown into the path of another locomotive.

# road-deaths - Wednesday 24 August, 2011

Two killed, and three hospitalised, in Kilkenny car crash
# Roads
# Roads

Two killed, and three hospitalised, in Kilkenny car crash

Aug 24th 2011, 10:06 PM 1,755 Views 6 Comments

A married couple in their sixties are killed, and three others hospitalised, after the crash outside Kilkenny city.

# road-deaths - Tuesday 23 August, 2011

Two men die in Meath crash
# Road Deaths
# Road Deaths

Two men die in Meath crash

Aug 23rd 2011, 10:16 AM 916 Views 8 Comments

Two men in their early twenties have died after a single vehichle accident in Dunshaughlin in the early hours of this morning.

# road-deaths - Monday 22 August, 2011

Child deaths on Irish roads halved between 1997 and 2006
# Roads
# Roads

Child deaths on Irish roads halved between 1997 and 2006

Aug 22nd 2011, 12:46 PM 444 Views 3 Comments

The RSA is calling on parents and teachers to give road safety tips and guidance to children as they head back to school.

# road-deaths - Sunday 21 August, 2011

# road-deaths - Sunday 7 August, 2011

Honeymooning couple killed in island quad bike accident
# Maldives
# Maldives

Honeymooning couple killed in island quad bike accident

Aug 7th 2011, 5:56 PM 1,769 Views 1 Comment

Jonathan and Emma Gray, both in their twenties, had travelled to the Maldives after being married in Britain the week before.

# road-deaths - Thursday 4 August, 2011

Bus kills 14 in Nigeria after robbers forced them to lie on road
# Nigeria
# Nigeria

Bus kills 14 in Nigeria after robbers forced them to lie on road

Aug 4th 2011, 2:46 PM 759 Views 3 Comments

The passengers, who had been ordered off another vehicle, were run over by the bus which then drove off.

# road-deaths - Tuesday 26 July, 2011

Driver fatigue causes 1 in 5 road deaths
# Road Safety
# Road Safety

Driver fatigue causes 1 in 5 road deaths

Jul 26th 2011, 11:37 AM 509 Views 10 Comments

A motorist fighting sleep at the wheel experiences the same level perception impairment as someone driving over the alcohol limit, the Road Safety Authority has warned.

# road-deaths - Monday 4 July, 2011

Biker crashes and dies in protest against... wearing of helmets
# Helmet
# Helmet

Biker crashes and dies in protest against... wearing of helmets

Jul 4th 2011, 9:55 AM 3,304 Views 31 Comments

Bare-headed motorcyclist crashed during anti-helmet legislation protest. Police say a helmet would most likely have saved his life.

# road-deaths - Friday 1 July, 2011

The Daily Fix: Friday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Friday

Jul 1st 2011, 8:03 PM 2,374 Views 1 Comment

In today’s fix: Strauss-Kahn freed from house arrest, the woman who forgot to bury her mother, Wikileaks’ ‘priceless’ ad, and some very entertaining tennis (no, not Murray and Nadal)…

# road-deaths - Sunday 26 June, 2011

Three young men killed in separate road incidents
# Road Deaths
# Road Deaths

Three young men killed in separate road incidents

Jun 26th 2011, 7:45 PM 743 Views 1 Comment

The accidents happened this morning in Mayo, Monaghan and Tyrone.

The Daily Fix: Sunday
# The Daily Fix
# The Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Sunday

Jun 26th 2011, 7:35 PM 2,469 Views 6 Comments

In this evening’s fix: DAA board backs down, shock death at Glastonbury, cringey MySpace pages and the only slideshow you’ll ever need to see…swamp soccer!

# road-deaths - Wednesday 22 June, 2011

Two killed in separate road crashes overnight
# Crash
# Crash

Two killed in separate road crashes overnight

Jun 22nd 2011, 8:33 AM 696 Views 0 Comments

A man and a woman in her 70s have died after collisions in Wicklow and Kerry.