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The Road Safety Authority (RSA) are currently considering a technological solution to the problem of persistent, repeat offence drink driving. The “alco-lock” is a breathalyser device attached to the dashboard of a car which prevents the engine from starting unless the driver has given an all clear breath sample. The “alco-Lock” is to be deployed […]
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Flights on the Waterford-London Luton route are set to resume at the end of this month, with Belgian-based VLM Airlines to fly 12 times a week in each direction. Services to London will consist of twice-daily Monday-Friday flights, as well as a Saturday and a Sunday service. Operations began on Monday, April 27. VLM will […]
Transport
Transport Minister Pascal Donohoe is to announce new guidelines today that will affect speed limits in rural areas and housing estates. The new changes will see new signage on country roads and within housing estates in the next two years. There will be the provisional inclusion of “slow zones” introduced in housing estates and a […]
Transport
Donegal County Council and the Donegal Road Safety Working Group cycling safety campaign aims to: To display the safe overtaking of cyclists “Staying Alive 1.5” logo on Donegal County Council vehicles with the central message of allowing 1.5 meters between overtaking vehicles and cyclists. To educate all road users in the safety aspects of overtaking […]
Transport
Contracts Signed for widening works on Hughes Bridge in Sligo Town Contracts were signed earlier this week by Sligo County Council and L&M Keating Ltd to commence works at Hughes Bridge for the N4 Traffic Improvement Scheme. This project is a major enhancement to Sligo town’s road network bringing significant benefits for both local and […]
Transport
  A recent survey carried out by Limerick City and County Council has shown that the number of vehicle owners across the county who are doing their motor tax business online is on the rise. New statistics obtained for October indicated that 53% of motor tax payments made in the county were done online. That […]
Transport
    A new study has suggested that insomnia could actually be a significant factor major in road- deaths and other fatal injuries on Irish roads. Insomnia is the most common sleep disorder and results in people constantly having difficulties falling asleep or staying asleep. The condition results in a number of problems like fatigue, […]
Transport
BACKGROUND TO THE PROJECT A bypass of Ballaghaderreen has been under consideration for over twenty years and has been included as an objective of Roscommon County Council in the Roscommon County Development Plans and the associated Ballaghaderreen Town Development Plans since 1993. SITUATION PRE-BYPASS The ‘old’ N5 within the study area was characterised by poor […]
Transport
Adapting our infrastructure Active travel refers to journeys that use physical activity, such as walking and cycling, to move between locations. These journeys are generally understood as travel for purposes such as going to work, shopping, visiting friends or travelling to school; as opposed to recreational walking or cycling. The Institute of Public Health published […]
News Transport
Wednesday the 21st of May saw the official opening of the Rosie Hackett Bridge. The bridge which connects Eden Quay to Burgh Quay is now open to pedestrians, cyclists, buses and taxis with completion on Luas works due to finished by 2017. The project was a joint venture between Dublin City Council, The National Transport […]