The Garda Síochána Inspectorate today published a report, Roads Policing Review and Recommendations. The report is the result of a comprehensive assessment of the Garda Síochána’s commitment and performance in the area of roads policing. It follows detailed research and widespread consultation with the Garda Síochána at all ranks, the Garda representative associations, the Department of Justice, Equality and Law Reform, the Department of Transport, the Road Safety Authority, the Medical Bureau of Road Safety and the Association of City and County Managers. The Inspectorate team also met with Mothers Against Drink Driving (MADD), Co-operation and Working Together (CAWT) and Public Against Road Carnage (PARC). This inspection was undertaken in collaboration with Criminal Justice Inspection Northern Ireland (CJI) and Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary (HMIC) who were jointly undertaking a similar roads policing study in Northern Ireland. The field work for this inspection was led by Deputy Chief Inspector Gwen Boniface. Chief Inspector O’Toole said, I would like to express my sincere thanks to all who provided assistance and input to the inspection team, particularly Criminal Justice Inspection Northern Ireland and Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary

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