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Gay Byrne the Right Man to Promote Road Safety to Young Drivers?

Posted on: March 28th, 2006

If those to whom problems are addressed, in this case the young people who are the main culprits and offenders in road accidents, do not identify with the people appointed to administer and regulate those problems, we may have made a wrong appointment.

Anyone reading three of this morning’s newspapers will see a photograph on the front pages of the Minister for Transport and Mr. Gay Byrne. Certain people get a great political advantage for a day in making appointments of high-profile people who are charismatic on television. However, it may not necessarily be more than a gimmick in terms of the good of the nation. It is an extremely serious problem.”