Gardai welcome dramatic drop in road fatalities in Donegal in 2011

Gardai have welcomed the drop in road fatalities in Donegal in 2011.

While tragically six people lost their lives on the counties roads last year, Donegal is set to drop down the league of most dangerous counties to drive in.

In 2010, nineteen people died on the counties roads, making Donegal the third most dangerous in the country for drivers two years ago.

Gardai and road safety groups are welcoming the significant drop in the number of road deaths in the county in 2011.

But Inspector Michael Harrison, Head of the Traffic Division in Donegal, says even one fatality on our roads is still one too many.................

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