2009 saw 240 people killed on Irish Roads. This is down (a record!!) 39 on last year. It is still a high figure.
Among those killed were:
- 40 pedestrians,
- 7 cyclists,
- 128 were drivers
- 38 passengers
- 27 bikers.
Road deaths can effect anyone. They leave devastation behind. My thoughts and prayers are with the families and friends of those killed this.
Here’s hoping that there will be less this year.
So buckle up, don’t speed, don’t drive while tired and wear a high visibility jacket when walking.
For all our sake, take care on the roads. Especially with the cold conditions we are experiencing at the moment. Please follow the RSA’s advice for the festive season.
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