Kerry backs Stayin’ alive at 1.5

At last months meeting Kerry County Council passed a motion to formally support Staying Alive at 1.5m Campaign, which promotes safe driving for Motorists overtaking cyclists. The motion was proposed by Cllr. J.J. Culloty and seconded by Cllr. J. Sheahan with Cllr. Culloty calling on the Council to request the Road Safety Authority and the Department of Transport to change road traffic legislation to require motorists to give a safe overtaking gap of 1.5m between the vehicle and a cyclist.

Cllr Donal Grady who allocated €1,000 to print safety stickers. Picture: Eamonn Keogan

Cllr. D. Grady allocated €1,000 from his Councillors allocation to print sticker to promote the message can requested that the be used on all council trucks and lorries in Killarney Municipal District.

 

For more information see the Stayin’ alive at 1.5 website.

Kicking off…

Hello,

After a lot of talk we finally got a website together.

So what are the issues that face cyclists in the kingdom, what actions would you like prioritised or do you have an idea that could make Kerry better for people on bikes, please join the discussion.

You can also keep up-to-date with the Kerry Cycling Campaign…

… on twitter @kerrycyclingcam

… and Facebook /kerrycyclingcampaign