Donegal road safety campaigner calls for adequate resources for gardai to implement Road Traffic Bill

A Donegal road safety campaigner is calling for adequate resources to be made available to the gardai to ensure the new Road Traffic Bill can be implemented.

The Bill was approved by TDs in the Dail on Friday following heated debate — and after months of delay.

The new Bill will introduce a mandatory driving ban for a first drink-driving offence if a motorist is above a certain blood/alcohol level.

Speaking to Ocean FM News, Mary Clinton, of the road safety campaign group A-CEART, says the new Road Traffic Bill will save lives.

And she praised Transport Minister Shane Ross for his persistence in getting the Bill through: