Gardai In Cork Are Reminding Motorists And Pedestrians Leeside To Be Cautious And Mindful On The Roads

It’s as we remember those who have lost their lives on the roads this year

Today marks ‘World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims’, a day when commemorations take place globally to remember the victims of road traffic collisions and their families.

Eimear has this report for RedFM News:

‘2020 has so far seen 19 fatal collisions for Cork City, Cork West, and Cork North.

10 of these fatalities have occurred in Cork North alone.

Speaking ahead of today’s commemorations, Chief Superintendent of the Cork North Garda Division, Tom Myers is reminding motorists to never ever drive under the influence of alcohol or drugs, and to abide by the speed limits.

He is also calling on the more vulnerable road users such as pedestrians, cyclists and motorcyclists to take extra caution when travelling.

Finally he added that as the evenings are darker and more people are out taking physical exercise, motorists are reminded to slow down, allow adequate time for their journey, and to be mindful of the prevailing weather conditions.’

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