Traffic Fatalities and Offences

Department/Agency

An Garda Síochána

Key information

The number of road fatalities, the number of reported incidents of drivers under the influence of an intoxicant and the number of road users issued with fixed charge notices for offences such as speeding, using a mobile phone while driving, not wearing a seat belt.

Source

The Garda PULSE (Police Using Leading Systems Effectively) system.

Scope

All road users.

Frequency

Monthly (updated on a daily basis for fatalities)

Reference period

Calendar month

Start date

2001 (fatalities), 2007 (offences)

Timeliness

One working day (fatalities), about five weeks after the end of the reference period (offences)

Classifications

  • Road users
    Pedestrians; Passengers; Drivers; Pedal cyclists; Motorcyclists; Motorcyclist pillion passengers/others.
  • Traffic fine
    Speeding; Mobile; Seat Belt; Other.

Theme

People and Society - Crime and Justice

Page Created

2009-04-20

Page Modified

2014-02-19

Keywords

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