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Road Safety

The Road Safety Unit

The Road Safey Unit Stand at the Young Scientists’ Exhibition in the RDS in 2008 The Road Safety Unit's overall aim is the reduction of road deaths and serious injuries and the improvement of road safety generally.  

The Unit was established in 2001 and is based in the Garda National Roads Policing Bureau the community including:-

  • Schools and colleges
  • Youth Clubs
  • Senior Citizens
  • Local organisations
  • Industry groups

The Unit’s presentation for secondary schools, It won’t happen to me, is included in the Transition Year syllabus. 

The Unit also provides Road safety information at major public exhibitions such as The Young Scientist Exhibition, Ideal Homes Exhibition, The National Ploughing Championships and a variety of car and motorcycle shows. 

The team on the Crimecall Programme deals with road safety topics on each monthly episode. The Unit welcomes suggestions regarding topics that should be covered or enquiries relating to Road Traffic legislation and Road Safety. The Unit can be contacted at the e-mail address below or through  

The Road Safety Unit can be contacted at:- 

Road Safety Unit
An Garda Síochána
Garda National Roads Policing Bureau
Garda Headquarters
Phoenix Park
Dublin 8
D08 HN3X.


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