Share the Road – we are in this together

 

The Donegal Road Safety Working Group is once again launching its Safe Cycling Initiative.

They're reminding all road users that road safety applies to every one of us - motorists, cyclists, motorcyclists and pedestrians.

Evidence shows that excessive speed is one of the greatest threats on the road and any impact with a cyclist or pedestrian at even 50km an hour carries a 50 per cent death threat.

Brian O'Donnell, Road Safety Officer with Donegal County Council says that the importance of motorists allowing a 1.5m passing distance when overtaking cyclists cannot be stressed enough: