Record low number of road fatalities reported...
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A total of 158 people were killed on roads in Ireland in 2017, the lowest annual figure ever recorded in the country since 1959, authorities said on Monday. Ireland's Road Safety Authority (RSA) said that a total of 143 fatal crashes occurred in the country last year, leaving 158 people killed. This represents a 18 percent drop in fatal crashes and a 15 percent drop in deaths over 2016, said the RSA in a press release emailed to Xinhua. Irish Minister for Transport Shane Ross said improved legislation, greater enforcement and road safety campaigns all played their part...
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