Working to reduce alcohol harm

Alcohol & Driving

A review of 2014 RTC fatalities with a positive toxicology for alcohol

The preliminary findings of this report, which examined the toxicology reports of those killed in road crashes in 2014, has revealed that 31% of people killed had alcohol in their system at the time of their deaths.
March 16, 2017 - 154.0 KiB

Fatal Collisions 2008 - 2012: Alcohol as a Factor

A new report from the Road Safety Authority (RSA) has revealed that between 2008 and 2012, alcohol was a contributory factor in 38% of all fatal collisions. The report, the third and largest in a series of landmark reports analysed An Garda Síochána Forensic Fatal Collision Investigation files in order to identify the main contributory factors in collisions.
June 15, 2016 - 1.2 MiB

Drink Driving in Ireland

The relative risk of a fatal crash is 4 to 10 times higher for drivers with BACs between 50-79mg% risk compare to drivers with BACs of zero, according to Dr Declan Bedford’s findings on Drink Driving in Ireland presented to the Road Safety Authority conference in October 2008
October 18, 2012 - 831.5 KiB

Road Safety Strategy

Read the Road Safety Authority's Road Safety Strategy 2007 - 2012
October 17, 2012 - 1.1 MiB