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RSA launches Easter campaign following 50 road deaths this year

RSA launches Easter campaign following 50 road deaths this year

There have been almost double the number of road deaths to date this year than there was in the same...

April 14, 2022

Tractor drivers advised to turn off plough lamps on public roads

Tractor drivers advised to turn off plough lamps on public roads

Tractor drivers are being asked to remember to turn off plough lamps when driving on public roads. The Road Safety...

March 16, 2022

Caution urged on roads as Storm Barra due to hit

Caution urged on roads as Storm Barra due to hit

The Road Safety Authority (RSA) is asking road users to exercise caution over the coming days as Storm Barra makes...

December 6, 2021

RSA issues warning to drivers ahead of hail showers

RSA issues warning to drivers ahead of hail showers

The Road Safety Authority (RSA) is advising drivers to be aware of the dangers posed by hailstones. The advice comes...

November 30, 2021

‘Slow Down Day’ – rural focus during speed-enforcement operation

‘Slow Down Day’ – rural focus during speed-enforcement operation

Rural roads and drivers will be targeted as part of a 24-hour, national speed-enforcement operation, Slow Down Day, which takes...

October 20, 2021

What is needed for a tractor to be suitable for Irish roads?

What is needed for a tractor to be suitable for Irish roads?

Driving a tractor is an essential part of the business for most modern farmers around the country – but, should...

August 26, 2021

What are the rules for animals crossing the road?

What are the rules for animals crossing the road?

Animals crossing the road is a sometimes difficult but necessary part of the job for many livestock farmers across the...

August 25, 2021

Urgent safety appeal issued after ‘a dark 24 hours on Irish roads’

Urgent safety appeal issued after ‘a dark 24 hours on Irish roads’

An urgent road safety appeal has been issued following the deaths of six road users in the last 24 hours....

August 20, 2021

Motorists urged to be patient and alert during ‘busy season’

Motorists urged to be patient and alert during ‘busy season’

Irish motorists have been urged to showed patience and caution in what is a very busy time of the year...

August 5, 2021

BE trailer licence: What do I need to know to pass the test?

BE trailer licence: What do I need to know to pass the test?

While towing a trailer behind one’s road vehicle is key for most modern-day Irish farmers, certain limits apply to the...

July 30, 2021

What licence do I need to tow my trailer on the road?

What licence do I need to tow my trailer on the road?

Towing a trailer on public roads with a car, van or 4×4 is a key skill for most farmers in...

July 30, 2021

What lighting and visibility rules apply to tractors on the road?

What lighting and visibility rules apply to tractors on the road?

While virtually all farmers are well accustomed to driving their tractors and agricultural machinery around their farms, when you drive...

July 5, 2021

What are the legal limits for agricultural trailer couplings?

What are the legal limits for agricultural trailer couplings?

Towing a trailer or other implement with a tractor around one’s farm is an essential part of every-day life for...

June 10, 2021

Calls for theory-test capacity to be increased

Calls for theory-test capacity to be increased

Calls have been made to urgently increase the capacity for the driver theory test, following confirmation by the Road Safety...

May 31, 2021

What are the rules for tractors towing trailers on public roads?

What are the rules for tractors towing trailers on public roads?

Tractors towing trailers around farms is an essential part of every-day life for most farmers and operators – but when...

May 24, 2021

Drivers urged to ‘share the road safely’ this silage season

Drivers urged to ‘share the road safely’ this silage season

With silage cutting season underway, drivers of farming machinery and other road users are being urged to share the road...

May 21, 2021

Tractor seized at checkpoint with court to follow

Tractor seized at checkpoint with court to follow

A tractor was seized by members of An Garda Síochána at a checkpoint in Co. Cavan this week, Gardaí have...

May 20, 2021

Driving vintage tractors on public roads: Do you know the rules?

Driving vintage tractors on public roads: Do you know the rules?

Whether it be for tractor runs or just the usual rough and tumble of daily farm work, the sight of...

April 7, 2021