Road Safety Programme

Road Safety Programme 

Roscommon County Council promotes various road safety initiatives. 

  • Junior School Wardens are trained at five primary schools in the county and all five schools participate in the Regional Competition for Junior School Wardens with schools from Roscommon, Longford and Westmeath participating in the competition annually. Convent of Mercy, Boyle; St. Patrick’s, Strokestown; St. Paul’s, Castlerea; Abbeycarton, Elphin; Scóil Mhuire Lourdes, Loughglynn
  • In conjunction with the Road Safety Authority, Roscommon County Council distributes information leaflets and posters and assists the Road Safety Authority with specific advertising campaigns in relation to drink-driving, speeding, bank holiday travel, back to school and seat belt wearing. www.rsa.ie  
  • High visibility vests are available to the public and are also distributed in conjunction with An Garda Síochána. 

The Road Safety Office can be contacted at RSO@roscommoncoco.ie

Roads Safety Office

Roads and Transportation Department

Áras an Chontae

Roscommon F42 VR 98

Tel No: 090 663 7100 

Current road safety campaigns: http://www.rsa.ie/RSA/Road-Safety/Campaigns/Current-road-safety-campaigns/

Water Safety Programme

The Water Safety Programme is carried out over the summer season. Lifeguards are employed at Castlerea Swimming Pool and a programme of IWS swimming and lifesaving was provided in the summer. A programme of Irish Water Safety swimming classes (including transport) has been provided at Roscommon Leisure Centre for children from outlying towns and villages during the summer months. 

Irish Water Safety (IWS) is the body established to promote water safety in Ireland.  http://www.iws.ie/ 

Roscommon County Council Water Safety Office can be contacted at roads@roscommoncoco.ie

Roads and Transportation Department

Áras an Chontae

Roscommon F42 VR 98

Tel No: 090 663 7100