Covid19 Knocking Driving Confidence

If you’re feeling worried about getting in the driving seat, you’re not alone. Many drivers are expressing a concern returning to driving after cocooning during the Covid19 lockdown.  There is also a level of nervousness among drivers changing from the 2km and 5km limits to 20km on June 8th. Driving gives each one of us […]

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Road Safety Is Nothing To Be Sneezed At

It’s that time of year again where pollen turns certain people into erratic sneezers and motorists – even those in air conditioned cars – aren’t safe. https://www.met.ie/forecasts/pollen Luckily, road safety professionals  have come up with some handy tips to keep the sniffles and sneezing fits at bay. Vacuuming carpets, mats and upholstery is an effective […]

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Road users warned about treacherous black ice

Motorists are been warned to be extra vigilant today and over the next few days after low temperatures leaf driving in treacherous conditions. The biggest risks come from getting in a vehicle, as ice and snow on the road can decrease friction between the tarmac and your tyres, which means stopping distances are 10 times […]

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Operation to reduce collisions as clocks go back

Under a new initiative jointly promoted by Mayo County Council and An Garda Siochana – Hi Viz vests will be distributed to stations right around the County. Gardai on mobile patrol will stop and hand out vests to pedestrians and cyclists who are not properly visible at night-time, according to Mr Kevin Gately, Community Engagement […]

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