Irish News Archive
Tyre recycling specialist AES Bord na Móna has announced plans for a ‘Green National Ploughing Championships’.
Following the success of last year’s golf outing, the Tyre Industry Golf Open will take place on Wednesday, September 25, at the Killenard Hotel, Portlaoise, Co. Laois.
Bridgestone sponsored this year’s Gowran Festival of Speed along with Bolands BMW. Bridgestone featured its Weather Control A005 and new Duravis and Ecopia truck tyres on its stand.
Bridgestone recently held its annual charity cycle at Mondello Race track in aid of Barretstown Camp for seriously ill children.
Tech’n’Tools is currently supporting stockists by visiting garages and workshops, including tyre centres across the country and helping equip technicians nationwide with tools that make jobs quicker and easier.
Applus+, the company that operates the NCT services in Ireland, has had its contract extended until 2030.
A total of 35 children aged 15 and under have been killed on Irish roads in the five years from 2014-2018. Of these, 18 were passengers and 13 were pedestrians.
TyreSafe, the UK tyre safety organisation is urging van operators to check their vehicle’s permissible weight in their handbook along with the tyres’ appropriate load index in a bid to improve road safety.
The Road Safety Authority (RSA) has urged multiple learner permit holders, eligible to sit a driving test, to apply for one without delay.
Minister Richard Bruton announced on Monday funding to support the rollout by local authorities of up to 1,000 on-street public charge points for electric vehicles over the next five years. His Department claims that this new scheme will support the widespread roll out of electric vehicles.
The Road Safety Authority is urging Commissioner Harris to ensure road safety remains a strategic priority within An Garda Síochána and to effectively resource road safety enforcement to save lives.