Road Safety is a shared responsibility and based on co-operation by all the State Agencies..
A Road Safety Committee has been set up in County Offaly which comprises representatives of the National Safety Council, Gardai, elected members and staff of Offaly County Council.
A further 78 people could die on roads by end of year. Cyclist deaths have increased by 100%. Arrests for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs have increased by 18%.
The Road Safety Authority (RSA) and An Garda Síochána have today published a provisional review of road fatalities for the first half of the year.