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Gift a Lift Festive Road Safety Campaign

Westmeath County Council are supporting the ‘Gift A Lift’ Road Safety Christmas Campaign, raising awareness of the importance of planning the journey home during the festive season.
Westmeath County Council Fire Service, together with An Garda Síochána, and the National Ambulance Service, have launched their annual campaign highlighting the need to think ahead when heading out over the coming weeks.
During the Christmas and New Year celebrations, it can be difficult at times to get transport home at the end of a night out. Give the 'Gift of a Lift' this festive season.
The idea of the initiative is that you commit to give a family member or friend one lift home or organise a taxi for them over the festive season using the specially designed Christmas card. It's a novel way of getting across a serious message as road users need to be extra careful at this time of year when roads are at their busiest; conditions can be dangerous and taxis can be hard to find.
Copies of the card are available in Westmeath libraries or can be downloaded at https://www.westmeathcoco.ie/en/media/GiveALift.pdf

Content Last Updated/Reviewed: 20/12/2023