In March last year the 30km/h speed limit zone was expanded to certain residential areas and in the vicinity of schools in Dublin city centre.  Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

New bylaws to allow the introduction of 30km/h speed limits across all residential streets in the capital have been accepted by Dublin City Council’s (...)

The Transportation Strategic Policy Committee  will hear  that smartphone-users are at a higher  risk of stepping into traffic or walking into stationary objects. Photograph: Getty Images

Smartphone-users walking around sending texts, reading emails and using social media while looking at their devices are creating serious health and sa(...)

Children from Francis Street CBS school with Roseann Brennan founder of ‘Jake’s Legacy’ and who has campaigned for 30km/h speed limits in residential areas. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

A new 30km/h speed limit will apply to all residential areas in Dublin city centre from midnight as part of a road safety initiative introduced by the(...)