Fatal collision 22 times more likely between 3-4am at weekends on Donegals roads

It's 22 times more likely that a fatal collision on Donegals roads will happen betweem 3 and 4 am on a weekend night than between 9am and 6pm on any other day of the week.

These were the findings of a road safety draft at yesterdays Buncrana Town Council meeting.

The Council has now called upon the Department of Justice and Senior Gardai to ensure that extra Gardai are deployed during 3 and 4 am on weekends.

And Councillor Mary Kelly believes if we have more Gardai on our roads during these periods, then it will go some way to stopping the carnage on the counties roads:

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