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New Road Safety Strategy To Focus On Pedestrians & Cyclists.

: 06/13/2019 - 13:13

Pedestrians and cyclists are the focus of the country's next road safety strategy.

The current government plan was first introduced in 1998, and during that time, there's been a 68 per cent reduction in the number of lives lost on the roads.

A second strategy is currently being prepared, which will run until 2030. 

Last year, 42 pedestrians and 9 cyclists were killed on the roads. 

Liz O'Donnell, Chair of the Road Safety Authority, says the focus needs to move away from just driver safety:

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