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Five people have been detected drink driving in County Leitrim over the past week.   Gardai have confirmed that following a number checkpoints in the county, five vehicles were also removed from the roads.   Two multi agency checkpoints in collaboration with the RSA and customs were also carried out…

Gardaí carried out a total of 486 tests on motorists for drink or drugs across Sligo, Leitrim and Donegal in 2020. The annual report from the Medical Bureau of Road Safety shows there was a slight decrease in both Sligo and Leitrim compared to 2019’s figures however, there was a…

The drink driving laws introduced in 2018 have had a positive impact on driver behaviour in the north west. That’s according to a new survey conducted by Behaviour and Attitudes on behalf of Drinkaware. It found 50% people used alternative transport on a night out, 22% switched to non alcoholic…

Drink Driving detection rates were above the national average in Donegal. The head of the Road Safety Authority says the drink-driving message hasn’t got through to many younger people. Moyagh Murdock was reacting to figures indicating 34 thousand drivers were caught under the influence of drink or drugs over the…

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.…