Driver distraction is a diversion of attention away from activities critical for safe driving toward a competing activity. A distraction can often occur simultaneously – at times resulting in a complete loss of control. Distraction can be visual, manual and cognitive. Based on international evidence it is estimated that driver distraction […]
The Road Safety Authority (RSA) has launched a website, to provide factual information on drink driving in Ireland and to dispel the many myths and misinformation in relation to the problem of drink driving in Ireland. The new site, www.drinkdriversdestroylives.ie, is being launched to support the proposed change to strengthen drink […]
UK expert tells RSA lecture young road users are most at risk from traffic travelling above 30kmh Last week, Rod King (pictured), from the UK’s 20’s Plenty campaign, was the keynote speaker at our Annual Academic lecture. The lecture kicks off Irish Road Safety Week each year. This year the […]
Donegal County Council has announced that Carndonagh Community School has launched a new innovative driving module programme for their Leaving Applied Certificate (LAC) students. This new programme is the first of its kind in Donegal and indeed in Ireland and will be facilitated by the Pro Social Drivers’ Programme. This […]
Everything you need to know about new drug-driving laws – and why you need to be careful with certain medicines Road Safety Authority expert tells why you should check with your doctor before driving One of the most significant recent developments in road safety was the introduction of preliminary drug […]
Why two seconds is your limit; expert warns of driver distraction danger Drivers are being warned to keep their eyes on the road and not on the information displays and instruments in their cars. If they glance away from the road for more than two seconds – just two seconds […]
Strictly Necessary Cookies
Strictly Necessary Cookie should be enabled at all times so that we can save your preferences for cookie settings.
If you disable this cookie, we will not be able to save your preferences. This means that every time you visit this website you will need to enable or disable cookies again.