Give the gift of a lift this Christmas: Mayo CC
With the festive season fast approaching, road safety professionals in Mayo have produced designated driver gift vouchers that can be given to family and friends during the holiday season.
The initiative appeals to people to give family or friends one lift home over the Christmas period using the specially designed ‘quirky’ gift card.
Cllr Cyril Burke, Mayo County Council, said: “The Christmas period is a time of increased social activity and knowing that your family or friends have made it home safely from their work-night out or family get-together is priceless.
“Therefore, we are asking people to commit to providing one journey over the Christmas period to help reduce the potential for road collisions. The gift of a lift home this Christmas, whilst simple and low cost, really could save their life.”
Noel Gibbons, Mayo CC road safety officer, said: “Road users should be particularly careful at this time of year when roads are at their busiest.
“Be responsible. Don’t drive if you’ve been drinking. Slow down and always wear a seat belt. Most people are getting these important life saving messages, but some are not. Don’t allow your actions to bring a tragedy to any family this Christmas.”
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