New, lower, drink drive limits come into force tomorrow. Make sure you’re aware of the changes. But, as ever, the best way to be sure you’re under the limit, and to stay safe, is to simply never drink before driving.
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It’s that time of year again - time for the annual dose of all things festive! Tinsel, mulled wine, stressed out present-buying trips, Christmas trees, snow, ice and vast quantities of turkey. On the plus side it’s also time to meet up with friends, colleagues and family to catch up on the events of the [...]
The AXA Roadsafe roadshow took place in front of an audience of over a thousand teenagers in the Helix at Dublin City University on Tuesday 16th November. Run in conjunction with Fingal County Council, the event is organised with the involvement of local emergency services. It delivered a hard-hitting road safety message to all who [...]
“I go through a pair of trainers quicker than most athletes… not from wear and tear but due to the blood soaked splatter stains that never wash out”.
- Haunting words spoken by the A&E consultant at a recent AXA Roadsafe Roadshow that was held at Goffs, in Kildare on Thursday 15th April.
He went on to describe [...]
AXA Insurance would like to make a plea to all road users for extra caution on our roads during the upcoming bank holiday weekend, a busy weekend for people driving down the country.
The death toll from road accidents in Ireland to date is 40 people who have lost their lives, compared to 57 at the same [...]
It was reported on independent.ie that JPR Williams, the legendry Welsh and Lions full-back, bet his bottom dollar, well a few pennies anyway, that he could fool the police who had stopped him for suspected drink driving by sucking on a few copper coins. This popular myth has no scientific backup and it has [...]
“It’s ironic drink driving did this to me and now I look drunk all the time”. Haunting words from Michilín Feeney, who’s featuring in a TV campaign for Road Safety. Micilín, among others, expresses the heartbreaking human side to road accidents in the poignant 2 part documentary series “Impact” which airs on Monday March 22nd [...]
The AXA Roadsafe roadshow delivered a hard-hitting road safety message to 1,400 Mayo teenagers last month. The AXA Roadsafe Roadshow is aimed at transition and senior year students and is based on an award winning format that graphically depicts how a night out can end in tragedy.
With a backdrop of contemporary music, video clips and [...]
Christmas is just around the corner, the party season has already started and we all know we Irish enjoy a sing song and a tipple. However when it comes to the rules of the road, the Irish are safe drivers, who are aware of road hazards.
According to the recent AXA European Road Behaviour Survey, 95% [...]