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#Crashes

# crashes - Last year 2021

Two men killed in separate road crashes yesterday
# Crashes
# Crashes

Two men killed in separate road crashes yesterday

Updated Aug 31st 2021, 8:45 AM 36,441 Views 7 Comments

The collisions occurred in Kildare and Tipperary.

# crashes - All time

Top 20 roads in Ireland where collisions occur are all located in Dublin, new data shows
# Crashes
# Crashes

Top 20 roads in Ireland where collisions occur are all located in Dublin, new data shows

Feb 16th 2020, 6:45 PM 59,356 Views 47 Comments

The road with the most number of accidents is the R111 which runs between Islandbridge and Irishtown.

Road deaths: Man killed in Dublin as second woman dies from injuries after Westmeath crash
# Road Crashes
# Road Crashes

Road deaths: Man killed in Dublin as second woman dies from injuries after Westmeath crash

Oct 9th 2016, 7:57 AM 26,093 Views 0 Comments

It brings to three the number of people killed on the nation’s roads in the last 24 hours.

This is what we'd have to look like if we wanted to survive every car crash
# Crash Test Dummy
# Crash Test Dummy

This is what we'd have to look like if we wanted to survive every car crash

Jul 23rd 2016, 11:15 AM 31,040 Views 52 Comments

Meet Graham.

Alcohol was a factor in 330 fatal road collisions in four years
# Road Deaths
# Road Deaths

Alcohol was a factor in 330 fatal road collisions in four years

Jun 1st 2016, 1:14 PM 8,912 Views 47 Comments

There were 983 fatal collisions on Irish roads between 2008 and 2012.

Google's self-driving cars are still leaning on its drivers for tight situations
# Intervention
# Intervention

Google's self-driving cars are still leaning on its drivers for tight situations

Jan 13th 2016, 5:09 PM 6,856 Views 11 Comments

Its autonomous cars experienced 272 cases where drivers were required to grab the wheel, and avoided 11 crashes.

More airline deaths due to deliberate acts than accidental crashes in 2015
# Tragedies
# Tragedies

More airline deaths due to deliberate acts than accidental crashes in 2015

Jan 6th 2016, 6:02 AM 9,267 Views 6 Comments

There were eight accidental airline crashes last year – accounting for 161 passenger and crew deaths.

Ambulance with patient on board overturns after being hit from side
# Crashes
# Crashes

Ambulance with patient on board overturns after being hit from side

Aug 19th 2015, 1:10 PM 45,670 Views 19 Comments

Two ambulances were involved in separate crashes this morning.

May Bank Holiday Weekend 2014: 5 killed and 6 seriously injured on roads
# Crashes
# Crashes

May Bank Holiday Weekend 2014: 5 killed and 6 seriously injured on roads

Apr 29th 2015, 3:17 PM 7,503 Views 32 Comments

Last year five people died during the May bank holiday weekend.

Cars, not people, are going to be calling 999 from road crashes
# Help Is On The Way
# Help Is On The Way

Cars, not people, are going to be calling 999 from road crashes

Apr 28th 2015, 6:08 PM 9,848 Views 27 Comments

The EU has voted for new automatic call systems.

Mayo kids tattooed to remind parents to put seatbelts on them
# Belt Up
# Belt Up

Mayo kids tattooed to remind parents to put seatbelts on them

Sep 6th 2014, 8:15 AM 20,106 Views 40 Comments

With temporary tattoos, of course…

"The pain is forever": Wall of Remembrance recalls road victims
# Sponsored By Road Safety Authority
# Sponsored By Road Safety Authority

"The pain is forever": Wall of Remembrance recalls road victims

Nov 12th 2013, 4:01 PM 11,580 Views 28 Comments

On today, World Remembrance Day, the Road Safety Authority is gathering memories of 23,405 loved ones killed on our roads over last 50 years.

One killed and five injured in separate crashes in Carlow and Mayo
# Roads
# Roads

One killed and five injured in separate crashes in Carlow and Mayo

Dec 3rd 2012, 7:49 AM 5,857 Views 1 Comment

Three people are in critical condition after a three-car crash in Mayo. Separately, a 42-year-old man died in a car crash just outside Tullow in Carlow.

Column: Women really ARE better drivers. Insurance should reflect this.
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Women really ARE better drivers. Insurance should reflect this.

Oct 17th 2012, 7:00 AM 509 Views 179 Comments

While women may be worse than men at parking, we are better drivers and our insurance premiums should show that, writes AA Ireland’s Miriam O’Neill.

Motorists facing more penalty points for seatbelt offences
# Penalty Points
# Penalty Points

Motorists facing more penalty points for seatbelt offences

Aug 2nd 2012, 10:21 AM 8,093 Views 57 Comments

A number of offences related to seatbelt wearing will now carry with them penalty points, the Minister for Transport Leo Varadkar has said.

Dublin City Council to charge for fire brigade callouts
# Fees
# Fees

Dublin City Council to charge for fire brigade callouts

Jan 13th 2012, 4:17 PM 6,838 Views 69 Comments

The fire brigade’s assistance at a road traffic accident will cost between €485 and €610 per hour.

Two dead in Offaly and Dublin crashes
# Road Deaths
# Road Deaths

Two dead in Offaly and Dublin crashes

Oct 10th 2010, 9:28 AM 142 Views 0 Comments