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# pedestrians - Tuesday 1 April, 2014

Road deaths falling in Europe – but up 19 per cent in Ireland

The European Commission expressed concern today about trends in deaths of vulnerable road users like pedestrians and cyclists.

# pedestrians - Wednesday 25 September, 2013

From The Daily Edge Dashcam video shows the intense stupidity of some pedestrians Car-razy

# pedestrians - Wednesday 26 June, 2013

From The Daily Edge The 12 worst things about being a cyclist Vicious Cycle

The 12 worst things about being a cyclist


# pedestrians - Tuesday 1 January, 2013

2012 sets new record for fewest road deaths in Ireland

The number of road deaths has now fallen for six years running, with a new national record of 161.

# pedestrians - Tuesday 2 October, 2012

VIDEOS: Gardaí release dramatic footage of near-misses on Dublin’s roads

Gardaí are releasing the footage in a bid to reduce the number of casualties on Dublin’s roads.

# pedestrians - Wednesday 4 January, 2012

Pedestrians to have priority over cars in new Dublin plan

A new report proposes a “pedestrian-friendly city” in which through vehicle traffic would be “actively discouraged”.

# pedestrians - Tuesday 27 December, 2011

Pedestrians killed on Limerick, Mullingar roads

A 69-year-old man was killed in Limerick last night, while a 23-year-old was knocked down and fatally injured in Mullingar.

# pedestrians - Friday 21 October, 2011

Young Chinese girl struck by van and ignored by passers-by dies

The incident has sparked calls for better legal protection of good Samaritans as fear of litigation may have deterred some passers-by from helping the injured child.

# pedestrians - Saturday 11 June, 2011

From Business ETC Minister announces funding for transport projects Jobswatch

Minister announces funding for transport projects

The Minister for Transport Leo Varadkar claims that the funding committed from his department to the government’s jobs initiative has the potential to create around 1,000 jobs in Ireland.

# pedestrians - Wednesday 11 May, 2011

Ireland one of best in EU at reducing deaths of pedestrians

The country sees a decrease in the deaths of the most vulnerable users of the road – but EU-wide report shows that motorcyclists still hugely at risk.

# pedestrians - Monday 11 April, 2011

Road safety campaign urges greater driver caution on motorways

Meanwhile, report suggests penalty points system may be changed for new drivers.

# pedestrians - Tuesday 24 August, 2010

THE ROAD SAFETY AUTHORITY will distribute around 80,000 high-vis vests to new junior infants pupils across the country. The ESB-sponsored scheme has been launched to remind parents and guardians that road safety is a priority as kids return to school. The RSA says that in 2008, pedestrian deaths accounted for almost a fifth of all fatalities on Irish roads.