Where’s Kerry’s Road Safety Officer ? – Cllr. Michael Cahill

In light of the worrying and upward trend in road traffic deaths so far this year, Cllr. Michael Cahill is wondering about Kerry County Council’s plans to appoint a road safety officer for the county. 

Fianna Fáil County Councillor, Michael Cahill has put down a motion for the next Council meeting, querying Kerry County Council’s plans to appoint a Road Safety Officer, a role that remains unfilled.
“Road fatality statistics are shocking at present and any and all steps that could possibly reduce them, should now be taken. A Road Safety Officer needs to be appointed for Kerry, to help direct a campaign to reduce death and injury on our county’s roads” stated the Rossbeigh man.

Rules of the Road Abuse
“We, ourselves of course, must all be more aware of how we use or abuse the Rules of the Road and our staggering responsibility as drivers to our passengers and other road users. We must examine our driving conscience, so to speak, to see if any of our actions on the road puts the safety of ourselves and others in jeopardy” said Councillor Cahill.

Accidents Don’t Happen…
“The human tragedy that we are witnessing on our roads is being visited on families, up and down the county and the country, and we must all act now to put a stop to it.

“Accidents don’t happen, they are caused,” he addedl.

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