Transport

FF to bring forward measures to improve safety for cyclists – Troy

Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Transport, Tourism and Sport Robert Troy TD has committed to bringing forward legislation aimed at improving road safety for cyclists. Deputy Troy made the commitment after attending the Stop Killing Cyclists vigil which was held outside Leinster House yesterday evening. Deputy Troy said, “Cyclists face a number of dangers on our roads as they have to contend with cars, buses and trams. They are vulnerable road users and a small collision with a moving vehicle can have fatal consequences. “14 cyclists have already lost their lives on Irish roads so far this year. This is...
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New correspondence reveals Government failure on oversight of rescue services – Troy

Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Transport, Tourism and Sport Robert Troy TD says new correspondence highlights the Government’s failure to provide proper safety oversight of Ireland’s Search and Rescue Services. Deputy Troy made the comments after Minister for Transport Shane Ross wrote to the Chairman of the Oireachtas Committee on Transport to outline proposed new regulatory powers for the Irish Aviation Authority. Deputy Troy said, “Minister Ross and his Government colleagues have attempted to deny any responsibility for the regulatory issues which failed to respond to the serious safety concerns raised by members of the Irish Coast Guard. “However correspondence...
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