Nightclubs in Letterkenny to participate in road safety initiative tonight

Young motorists will be called on to mark European Night Without Accident by taking extra care on the roads.

Several pubs and nightclubs across the country including here in Donegal are involved in the road safety initiative, which is being held in 220 nightclubs across 27 European countries.

Designated drivers who wear a wristband to show they plan to stay alcohol-free for the night will be invited to be voluntarily breathalysed as they leave to see if the commitment was honoured.

Stephen Lambert from The National Roads Authority is hopeful tonight's initiative will be effective:

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