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Drive With Care To Dublin This Weekend

Date: 30-06-2023

With a large number of Mayo fans expected to travel to Dublin for this Sunday’s All-Ireland Quarter Final at Croke Park; the Mayo Road Safety Officer is urging fans to drive with care and plan out their journey to and from Dublin.

With the number of fatalities on Mayo’s roads presently at double last year’s number, Gary Smyth was speaking with Teresa O’Malley on Mid West Radio yesterday and outlined a few simple reminders for all motorists to undertake before making the journey;

  • Ensure your car is roadworthy – check you tyres, lights & wipers
  • Wear your seatbelts
  • Use of mobile phones is prohibited when driving
  • Never drink/drug drive
  • Respect all other road users
  • Allow plenty of time for travelling, ensure you are rested and take appropriate breaks.

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Road Safety Officer Gary Smyth is pictured with members of An Garda Siochana Roads Policing Unit

L-R: Gary Smyth (Road Safety Officer, Mayo County Council), Sgt John Horkan (Roads Policing Unit); Garda Olive Lafferty (Community Engagement), Inspector Naomi de Ris (Community Policing), Garda John Barret (Roads Policing Unit), Garda Hugh McHugh (Roads Policing Unit), Inspector David Tiernan (Roads Policing Unit), Garda Padraic Walsh (Roads Policing Unit), Garda Vincent O Boyle (Roads Policing Unit), Garda Caroline Taaffe (Roads Policing Unit).   

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