Westmeath County Council is responsible for the construction and maintenance of public roads, footpaths and cycling infrastructure in the County. This involves ensuring road safety is a key consideration in the planning, design, construction, and maintenance of this infrastructure. The Council also has a road safety awareness role in schools and among the general population in terms of creating awareness and addressing road safety issues. Reducing the number of collisions on the road involves many different partners and stakeholders working together. The Road Safety Working Together Group has produced the Westmeath Road Safety Action Plan 2022.