Tag Archives: serious injuries

APPROX 2,400 EMERGENCY ADMISSIONS TO HOSPITALS DUE TO ROAD TRAFFIC COLLISIONS ANNUALLY – BROUGHAN

Deputy Broughan continues to try and ascertain the numbers of people being seriously injured on our roads following calls from cycling advocates and road safety groups such as PARC (Promoting Awareness Responsibility and Care on our Roads). Earlier this week, in a press release on the matter, Deputy Broughan revealed that the Road Safety Authority’s figures on serious injury due to road traffic collisions (RTCs) were:

561 serious injuries in 2010;

472 serious injuries in 2011;

DATA ON SERIOUS CRASH INJURIES NEEDS MAJOR IMPROVEMENT – BROUGHAN

Deputy Broughan today received a reply from the Road Safety Authority to a recent Parliamentary Question raised with the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport regarding data on serious injuries as a result of road traffic collisions (RTCs). The RSA stated that the provisional data available to it from An Garda Síochána showed that there were 827 serious injuries in 2015 and 953 in 2016 and that the data for 2017 was unavailable.

22 SERIOUS INJURIES IN ROAD TRAFFIC COLLISIONS IN 21 DAYS OF 2016 – BROUGHAN

Tommy Broughan today, on the day the 31st Dáil has been dissolved, is again calling on candidates in the upcoming General Election to consider road safety for their priorities and manifestos for the next Dáil. Tommy Broughan has been supporting PARC road safety group in calling on strengthening of legislation around road safety, improved implementation of laws and more transparent and accurate reporting of issues pertaining to road safety as well as road traffic collisions (RTCs).