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10 Aug 2022

88 deaths on Irish roads this year - road safety appeal launched today in Letterkenny

Appeal to motorists to take more care during this high-risk time of year

88 deaths on Irish roads this year - road safety appeal  launched today in Letterkenny

Hildegarde Naughton

A midsummer road safety appeal is being issued today.

To date this year 88 people have been killed on the roads, an increase of 28 compared to last year.

An Garda Síochána and the Road Safety Authority (RSA) will be urging road users to take greater care on the roads during what is a high-risk period of the year. A total of 22 people lost their lives on the roads in August 2021. 

The Road Safety Authority (RSA) and An Garda Síochána were joined by Minister of State at the Department of Transport, Hildegarde Naughton for the launch at the Atlantic Technological University - Donegal,  Letterkenny Campus.

More to follow.

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