The Gardai are once again urging people not to drink and drive.
A number of driving initiatives are underway including a cross border drink and drug driving initiative between the Gardai and the PSNI.
Gardai state that increased checkpoints are in place all over Christmas and into the New Year.
Chief Superintendent in the Sligo Leitrim division Aidan Glacken is urging people not to take chances:
Chairperson of the Road Safety Authority, Liz O’Donnell, says it’s important people do the right thing the morning after a night out too: