FREE CUPS OF COFFEE THIS AUGUST BANK HOLIDAY WEEKEND TO HELP COMBAT DRIVER FATIGUE

2 August 2019 No Comments by The Northern Standard

The Road Safety Authority and Applegreen have once again teamed up to help motorists combat the effects of driver fatigue this August Bank Holiday Weekend by providing free cups of coffee to drivers countrywide on both Friday 2nd and Monday 5th August 2019 between 2pm and 8pm. It is estimated that driver fatigue is a contributory factor in as many as 1 in 5 driver deaths in Ireland. Furthermore, tirednessrelated collisions are 3 times more likely to be fatal or result in a serious injury because of the high impact speed and lack of avoiding action.

Monaghan County Council’s Road Safety Officer, Adrian O’Sullivan, is encouraging everyone to do their part to help keep roads safe this Bank Holiday Weekend. “There will be increased amounts of traffic on the roads as we head off on a well-deserved break and for many there will be long journeys ahead” said Adrian. “Driver fatigue can creep up on you slowly and it is impossible…

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