GARDAI APPEAL TO WALKERS, JOGGERS AND CYCLISTS AFTER A NUMBER OF NEAR ACCIDENTS

first_imgGardai have appealed to walkers, joggers and cyclists to wear high-visibility clothing and lights when out exercising.The plea comes after a number of near misses in towns across the county including Letterkenny, Donegal Town and Buncrana following the spell of bright weather.A Garda spokesman said hat people are being caught out after deciding to go out in the evening time to get some exercise. “We are enjoying a spell of good, clear weather at present and there is a stretch in the evening times.“It’s great that so many people are out on our roads exercising be that on bikes, or walking or jogging.“But the problem is that people are being caught short by not wearing reflective clothing or taking lights with them.“Darkness is still setting in very quickly and it’s far from the summer just yet. “We would appeal to people to think about this when they decide to exercise and not get caught out,” he said.* Reflective vests can be got from the Road Safety Authority for FREE by emailing them at www.rsa.ie.GARDAI APPEAL TO WALKERS, JOGGERS AND CYCLISTS AFTER A NUMBER OF NEAR ACCIDENTS was last modified: February 21st, 2013 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:cyclistsGardaijoggerswalkerslast_img read more