Car collisions are more common in summer: “A  1 per cent reduction in the general speed around the country can reduce the fatality rate by 4 per cent.”

A 125 km/h crash has the same impact on a human body as falling from nine storeys, according to the television commercial. The New Zealand ad shows a (...)

President of Macra na Feirme Seán Finan: “Education at a young age remains the key to tackling farm safety . . . It’s a very long-term thing, but it’s very important that we target schools.”

Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney has been urged to fund a farm-safety programme in schools following the worst year for farm deaths since 1991.N(...)

Emma Howlin with son, Ed, and baby daughter, Sadie, with some of their baby stuff at  home in Ashtown, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

How can one little baby need so much “stuff”? It’s a question countless parents ask when they’re tripping over things in the house or trying to lug(...)

Minister for Transport Paschal Donohoe. Mr Donohoe  has announced an agreement between the Road Safety Authority and the Canadian province of  Manitoba allowing for the exchange of Irish driving licences for Canadian ones. Photograph:  Colin Keegan/Collins Dublin.

A second Canadian province has agreed to the exchange of Irish driving licences for Canadian ones, according to Minister for Transport Paschal Donohoe(...)

One complaint said he considered the King of Paws advertisement “to be part of a trend where men are belittled, mocked, painted as idiots and in this case compared to dogs”.

A dog-training school accused of broadcasting an ad which it was claimed “belittled, mocked” and painted men as “idiots” has fallen foul of the adv(...)

A civil servant who forged driver licences for Albanian and Italian nationals while working at a Dublin Motor Tax Office has avoided jail.

A civil servant who forged driver licences for Albanian and Italian nationals while working at a Dublin Motor Tax Office has avoided jail. Lynne Adder(...)

The number of road checkpoints has declined as resources have been pulled into other areas. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Almost four out of five drivers disqualified in court are failing to surrender their licence, figures from the Road Safety Authority (RSA) show. (...)

Gardaí are investigating the collision which occurred on the N2 at Tuiterath, Balrath, Co Meath.

Six people have died this weekend following separate road crashes across Ireland. A male pedestrian has died after being hit by a car on the N2 betwee(...)

Minister for Transport Paschal Donohoe with Road Safety Authority chief executive Moyagh Murdock at the announcement of new speed limits in March. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

A city that permits driving speeds of 50km/h on residential roads will never be child friendly, a road safety conference has heard. Rod King, founder (...)

The Road Safety Authority’s annual international road safety conference taking place in Dublin Castle will focus on child safety. Photograph: Sorcha Pollak

Road Safety Authority (RSA) chairwoman of the Liz O’Donnell has called on parents to check their car seats through the RSA to ensure their children(...)