Art competition to shine a light on pedestrian and cyclist road safety

THE Donegal Road Safety Working Group and Finn Harps FC have once again teamed up to assist with the promotion of road safety with the Primary School Road Safety Art Competition. The Road Safety Art competition invites young artists from Donegal’s Primary Schools, to create a piece of art that will raise awareness of how […]

Road safety group issue clear Christmas message

DRINK and drug drivers shatter lives – that is the strong message this Christmas from Donegal Road Safety Working Group (DRSWG). They are urging motorists to never drink or drug drive. The message in the campaign is that drink driving destroys lives, families and communities. Advertisement As the festive season arrives, stark warnings have been issued […]

Road safety appeal as wintertime officially begins

THE Donegal Road Safety Working Group (DRSWG) is appealing to all road users to exercise extreme caution and for motorists to be aware of vulnerable road users in the dark evenings. The appeal comes after the clocks went back over the weekend and wintertime begins. The group is advising pedestrians, runners, walkers and cyclists to […]

Campaign calling for slower speeds outside school gates

This year, the Donegal Road Safety Working Group are focusing on the need for slower speeds outside school gates. On October 23 and 24, members of the Donegal Road Working Group, in the company of An Garda Síochána, will be highlighting the need for reduced speed at four schools across the county: Kilbarron NS, Ballyshannon, […]

Road Safety Road Show returns to educate young new drivers

By Emma Ryan THE Cathaoirleach of Donegal County Council has reminded drivers that just one slip of concentration on the road can change lives forever. Cllr. Martin Harley made his comments ahead of a road safety event which takes place this week. Advertisement The importance of road safety and the dangers that exist on roads will […]

‘Be safe & be seen’ on Donegal roads

  The Donegal Road Safety Working Group with the assistance of members of the Donegal Youth Service will be distributing High Viz vests as part of ‘National Be Safe Be Seen Day’ in Letterkenny on Thursday 21st December, the shortest and darkest day of the year. With fewer hours of daylight during the winter months, the aim of […]