Gabby Conway of the North Lurgan & Drumgask (NLD) Community Safety Engagement Forum is asking people to slow down and stick to speed limits especially at this time of year during the longer hours of darkness. Coming to the end of Road Safety Week and having attended a Road Safety Event, Gabby is reminding Pedestrians and Cyclists to be more aware of their visibility and to help increase their Road Safety measures by wearing Hi Vis Vests or Armbands. Stating there has been 54 deaths on our roads this year, Gabby cites Speed as one of the main causes for collisions in which people are seriously or fatally injured. The Fire and Rescue Service has attended 451 Road Traffic Collisions from which individuals have had to be cut free from 317 of these at the scene.
’Please, Please, Please Pay more heed, kill your speed’
Many people use the road network for exercising even though in many cases there are no footpaths, we urge people to take all precautions available and stay safe.