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Roads and safety

National speed limits in Ireland
There are five different types of speed limits on roads in Ireland. Find out about the different limits, where they apply and penalties for speeding offences.

Seatbelts when motoring in Ireland
There is a legal obligation in Ireland to be restrained when motoring and this applies to drivers and passengers. Overview of the law currently in place regarding the wearing of seatbelts and child restraints in motor vehicles.

Safety advice for motorists
Basic precautions and advice motorists can take to ensure that they travel safely.

Safety advice for motorcyclists
Motorcycling can be a safe means of transport but being aware of the various dangers on the road, your own driving style and your obligations as a road user will help to ensure that you travel safely.

School Traffic Wardens in Ireland
School Traffic Wardens are employed throughout Ireland to help primary school children cross public roads safely. Find out about their duties and your obligations as a road user.

Toll roads in Ireland
There are a number of national roads in Ireland that impose a toll (levy or charge) on each vehicle using these roads. Find out about tolls and who is exempt from paying them.

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If you have a question relating to this topic you can contact the Citizens Information Phone Service on 0761 07 4000 (Monday to Friday, 9am to 8pm) or you can visit your local Citizens Information Centre.