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Garda Roads Policing numbers at their lowest in 6 years in 2023

Jonathan Duane
Jonathan Duane

07:22 2 Jan 2024

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The number of Gardaí working in roads policing in 2023 was at its lowest 6 years.

Department of Justice data analysed by the advocacy group Parc and published in the Irish Times, shows there were 641 Gardaí assigned to roads policing at the end of November.

That is 47 less than at the start of 2023.

2023 was worst year for road deaths on over a decade.

184 people were killed on Irish roads last year.

David Martin from the Road Safety Authority says nights and weekends, were the most dangerous times.

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