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#Road Safety Authority

# road-safety-authority - Monday 3 October, 2011

Warning over unofficial driving test websites
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# Warning

Warning over unofficial driving test websites

Oct 3rd 2011, 8:26 AM 739 Views 0 Comments

The Road Safety Authority has warned learner drivers not to use unofficial websites – which often charge a fee and take personal information – when booking their theory or driving tests.

# road-safety-authority - Friday 30 September, 2011

Poll: Do you feel safe on Dublin's roads?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you feel safe on Dublin's roads?

Sep 30th 2011, 3:37 PM 1,730 Views 27 Comments

As gardaí launch a new road casualty reduction plan, we’re asking if you feel safe while walking, cycling or driving on roads in the Irish capital.

# road-safety-authority - 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 443 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-safety-authority - Wednesday 17 August, 2011

Get the bus and eat some peanuts: Advice for Leaving Cert students tonight
# Roads
# Roads

Get the bus and eat some peanuts: Advice for Leaving Cert students tonight

Aug 17th 2011, 9:10 AM 713 Views 6 Comments

The Road Safety Authority is urging students to “make mature and sensible choices” while DrinkAware has some interesting tips for those out celebrating…

# road-safety-authority - 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 501 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-safety-authority - Friday 22 April, 2011

Tips for staying safe on the roads this Easter
# Easter
# Easter

Tips for staying safe on the roads this Easter

Apr 22nd 2011, 11:45 AM 761 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí say there will be a crackdown on drink driving, speeding and the use of mobile phones.

# road-safety-authority - Tuesday 5 April, 2011

New scheme for learner drivers comes into effect today
# Learner Drivers
# Learner Drivers

New scheme for learner drivers comes into effect today

Apr 5th 2011, 11:28 AM 1,308 Views 0 Comments

The Essential Driving Training scheme is being rolled out from today – meaning learner drivers will be required to complete 12 hours of lessons with an approved driving instructor before sitting their test.

# road-safety-authority - Tuesday 29 March, 2011

Instructors slam new rules for mandatory driving lessons
# Driving
# Driving

Instructors slam new rules for mandatory driving lessons

Mar 29th 2011, 2:50 PM 9,509 Views 11 Comments

New rules will require drivers to have at least 12 hours of lessons before applying for a learner permit – costing around €400.

# road-safety-authority - Wednesday 23 March, 2011

St Patrick’s Weekend road deaths up 50 per cent from last year
# Road Deaths
# Road Deaths

St Patrick’s Weekend road deaths up 50 per cent from last year

Mar 23rd 2011, 7:30 PM 646 Views 0 Comments

Six people were killed on the roads over the five-day period while 267 were arrested for drink driving.

# road-safety-authority - Tuesday 1 February, 2011

Gaybo: The real reason I wasn't wearing my seatbelt properly
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# Oops

Gaybo: The real reason I wasn't wearing my seatbelt properly

Feb 1st 2011, 9:08 AM 2,612 Views 0 Comments

The head of the Road Safety Authority, Gay Byrne, is forced to explain why he wasn’t wearing his seatbelt properly while filming a documentary with Terry Wogan for the BBC. It doesn’t count if you’re on TV, apparently.

# road-safety-authority - Monday 30 August, 2010

L-drivers may get ‘speed limiters’
# Road Safety
# Road Safety

L-drivers may get ‘speed limiters’

Aug 30th 2010, 9:44 AM 286 Views 0 Comments

A number of strict new penalties for reckless drivers are being introduced by the Road Safety Authority.

# road-safety-authority - Wednesday 21 July, 2010

Ireland's dumbest criminals?
# Dangerous
# Dangerous

Ireland's dumbest criminals?

Jul 21st 2010, 9:26 AM 1,051 Views 0 Comments

Days after a devastating road crash that took eight lives a group of young men post an outrageous youtube video

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