Avoid Letting Your Allergy Getting You A Driving Ban

Hay fever sufferers need to examine their medicines and check for any side-effects before driving, road safety professionals are warning. For drivers, hay fever is much more than an inconvenience. If you suffer badly, you probably shouldn’t drive. A sneezing fit can be dangerous on the road, hay fever drugs can also be risky, drivers […]

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Election Posters & Road Traffic Signs

With local and European elections approaching it is important that candidates placing election posters do so in a manner that does not obscure traffic signs. Local Authorities have the power under the Traffic Signs Manual issued by the Department of Transport to take appropriate action to deal with any obstructions or confusion caused to the […]

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Election Posters – Give Road Safety Your No.1

Mayo County Council’s road safety office has issued an appeal to those contesting both the upcoming local and European elections, when erecting election posters and the placement of mobile advertisement boards. With a change in the weather over the next few days we have urged candidates not to hang banners and posters from road overbridges […]

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The Million Miles Truck That’s Now Saving Lives

Ger Tonra, a County Council truck driver recently retired after 43 years with Mayo County Council and so has his County Council truck . For many of those years Ger’s pride and joy was an 19-year-old Volvo FM1036. Ger drove the Volvo daily, going about Council work throughout the far stretches of the county, clocking many miles each day, […]

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Drivers urged to take care at roadworks

The Road Safety Office of Mayo County Council is calling on all motorists to take extra caution at roadworks on our roads. Reports have come in of people jumping the red light at roadworks and speeding through work sites throughout the county, especially on the Newport-Westport road at Kilmeena. Mayo County Council have liaised with […]

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Road Safety Rules in School – Radio Competition

Midwest Radio in association with the Road Safety Authority and Mayo County Council are pleased to announce the ‘Road Safety Rules in Schools’ competition. The competition is running for both National and Secondary Schools. The winning National school will receive a cash prize of €1,000 for their school and their winning video will be shared […]

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