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Driver Distraction

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 […]

RSA launches website in support of new drink driving bill

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 […]

New Drug-Driving Laws

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 […]

Two Seconds Limit

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 […]