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Road Safety/Sábháilteacht ar Bhóithre

Welcome to Kildare County Council's road safety section. 

Newsletter: Kildare Road Safety Bi Annual newsletter

24/04/17 - Road Safety ahead of the Punchestown Festival -
There may be winners and there may be losers, but one thing for sure, if you are caught driving under the influence of alcohol or illegal drugs, if you are caught speeding, on the phone while driving or travelling in a vehicle without wearing a seatbelt, you may lose more than just you’re shirt, what you might win, are a few penalty points and that's a cert!

12/04/17 - NEW Law to test drivers for drugs
The Minister for Transport has today introduced a new law which allows Gardai to carry out roadside tests for drugs among drivers. Out of the 3,020 specimens of blood and urine tests carried out in 2016, the Medical Bureau of Road Safety, the MBRS found that 24% confirmed positive for drugs. 91% os specimens were found to be male between the agres of 17 and 44 years old.

Road Safety Posters:

Road Safety Campaign Posters,
Campaign Posters,
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Campaign Posters,
Planning a Safe Journey,
Only Fools break the 2 second Rule

Road Safety Contact Details

Road Safety Officer
Kildare Co Council
Aras Chill Dara
Co Kildare
Phone 045 980421
Fax 045 980420

Advice and guidelines for driving in Severe Weather conditions

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Kildare Road Safety Plan 2012 -2015

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