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# liz-odonnell - Wednesday 1 January, 2020

45% increase in number of driver deaths on Irish roads in 2019

A total of 148 people died on Irish roads last year, according to provisional figures.

# liz-odonnell - Sunday 9 September, 2018

More than half the buses tested on Irish roads have been deemed unsafe

More than a third of the buses tested had ‘major or dangerous defects’.

# liz-odonnell - Tuesday 3 January, 2017

'Very bad year for road safety' sees more deaths and more fatal crashes

Speeding, drink driving, non-seatbelt wearing and using a mobile phones are among the chief causes.

# liz-odonnell - Tuesday 21 April, 2015

'Alco-locks' could be on the way for those that continue to drink-drive

The Road Safety Authority are thinking outside the box for a new plan on road safety.

# liz-odonnell - Thursday 2 April, 2015

Road accidents account for almost 40% of child deaths in Ireland

Even worse – the number of fatalities on our roads of children aged under 15 almost tripled last year.

# liz-odonnell - Thursday 1 January, 2015

Double the number of children died on our roads last year

One in four passengers killed were not wearing a seatbelt.

# liz-odonnell - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

New RSA Chair told to 'name and shame' local authorities that fail to maintain road standards

Liz O’Donnell appeared before the Oireachtas Transport Committee today.

# liz-odonnell - Friday 4 January, 2013

Column: Social media has society in a panic. What does that tell us?

There is a political lesson behind the widespread condemnations of social media, writes Gavan Titley.