# road-deaths - Sunday 16 April, 2017
There is little appetite for stricter rules around driving and alcohol among the Irish population.
The fact that my Bill will save lives is not a truth some vested interests want to hear, writes Transport Minister Shane Ross.
# road-deaths - Friday 14 April, 2017
We take a closer look at the facts surrounding the Minister for Transport’s controversial proposals.
# road-deaths - Thursday 16 March, 2017
The median level of blood alcohol concentration was four times the legal limit.
# road-deaths - Wednesday 8 February, 2017
Ross said law to publish names of those caught drink driving should be ready by April.
# road-deaths - Thursday 2 February, 2017
The occupants of the second car were seriously injured.
# road-deaths - Sunday 29 January, 2017
The bus driver was taken to hospital but his injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.
# road-deaths - Friday 13 January, 2017
Her two children are in hospital, with one in a serious condition.
# road-deaths - Monday 9 January, 2017
Meanwhile, just over half of people want drink driving alcohol limits to remain unchanged.
# road-deaths - Friday 6 January, 2017
Meanwhile, the Road Safety Authority is looking into establishing a public database of disqualified drivers.
# road-deaths - Wednesday 4 January, 2017
Minister Shane Ross has described 2016 as a “disastrous year” for road safety.
Meanwhile, a Fine Gael MEP has called for breathalysers to be installed in the cars of repeat offenders.
# road-deaths - Friday 30 December, 2016
She was pronounced dead at the scene in Cavan.
# road-deaths - Tuesday 20 December, 2016
A number of new measures about drug driving, written-off vehicles and uninsured drivers have been given the green light.
# road-deaths - Friday 9 December, 2016
The crash happened last night and the woman was pronounced dead today.
# road-deaths - Thursday 8 December, 2016
The N5 is closed between Frenchpark and Ballaghaderreen and diversions are in place.
Drink drivers involved in fatal crashes will not be permitted to drive while they are awaiting trial.
# road-deaths - Wednesday 7 December, 2016
A section of the road remains closed to facilitate a garda forensic examination.
# road-deaths - Monday 5 December, 2016
Six people who were injured in the collision remain in hospital this morning.
# road-deaths - Sunday 20 November, 2016
Today is the first one that my sister Donna Fox is among those we are remembering, writes Neil Fox on World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims.
# road-deaths - Saturday 19 November, 2016
23,949 people have died on Irish roads since records began in 1959.
# road-deaths - Friday 18 November, 2016
Prescription medication almost as common as alcohol in road deaths, according to RSA report.
# road-deaths - Tuesday 25 October, 2016
The Road Safety Authority is worried about an increasing trend.
The car she was driving hit a wall on Sunday.
The driver, a man in his 20s, and a female passenger in her late teens were taken to Beaumont Hospital.
# road-deaths - Monday 24 October, 2016
Authorities said it appeared the 1996 bus didn’t have seat belts and it is likely speeding played a role.
# road-deaths - Saturday 22 October, 2016
Gardaí have thanked the tens of thousands of drivers on Irish roads who were found to be compliant.
# road-deaths - Friday 14 October, 2016
The road between Claremorris and Balla is currently closed.
# road-deaths - Monday 3 October, 2016
Speed also played a role in half of crashes where someone died.
# road-deaths - Friday 30 September, 2016
New mayor Sadiq Khan wants a total ban on dangerous lorries in the English capital.
# road-deaths - Saturday 30 July, 2016
Six people have lost their lives in road collisions in Donegal this year – five of those road deaths occurred this week.
# road-deaths - Thursday 28 July, 2016
Tony Rice was the drummer in popular band Big Generator.
# road-deaths - Wednesday 27 July, 2016
The crashes happened in Meath, Kildare and Donegal between last night and this morning.
# road-deaths - Tuesday 26 July, 2016
The Road Safety Authority issued a warning to all road users ahead of the bank holiday weekend.
# road-deaths - Monday 11 July, 2016
Gardaí have appealed for witnesses to either incident.
# road-deaths - Thursday 23 June, 2016
Part of the Ballycanew to Wexford road is closed and diversions in place.
# road-deaths - Friday 17 June, 2016
The Maher family tell their raw story, in their own words.
# road-deaths - Thursday 16 June, 2016
Eugene Maher died from head injuries hours after being struck by a car driven by Christopher Coleman.
# road-deaths - Friday 10 June, 2016
No one else was injured in the collision.
# road-deaths - Saturday 4 June, 2016
The RSA has said people automatically vilify drivers when drunk pedestrians are often the causes of fatal collisions.