Radical overhaul of road-safety plan needed to stem carnage on roads

With the total outlay on a single road death now approaching €1million, it would seem there is a financial incentive as well as an overriding human motivation for Ireland to act to reduce the number of deaths on its roads.

30th September, 2006

With the total outlay on a single road death now approaching €1million, it would seem there is a financial incentive as well as an overriding human motivation for Ireland to act to reduce the number of deaths on its roads.

However, the latest report from the European Transport Safety Council has shown that Ireland has consistently failed to reduce road deaths in the last five years.

It is 21st out of 27 countries ranked...

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