Sunday 23 July 2017

'Never ever drink and drive' - Dublin Fire Brigade warns drivers ahead of Bank Holiday weekend

Scene of incident Credit: DFB
Scene of incident Credit: DFB
Independent.ie Newsdesk

Independent.ie Newsdesk

Drivers were given a stark reminder about drink driving just as the Bank Holiday weekend kicks off.

A crew from Dublin Fire Brigade attended a single car road crash in south Dublin on Thursday night.

The Rathfarnham unit arrived on scene after the incident occurred; and had a warning for drivers after attending to the scene.

"Always wear a seat belt and never ever drink and drive," a DFB spokesperson said.

There were only minor injuries reported as a result of the incident.

Read more: The buses are back in action but here are the travel restrictions you need to know about

While traffic is expected to be quiet on Friday morning with schools closed for Easter and the majority of offices closed, many people will be travelling to family and friends over the Easter break.

Meanwhile, Bus Éireann services are resuming today as drivers agree to ballot on a proposal from the Labour Court.

Around 90pc of services were back in action by early morning on Friday.

However, restrictions remain in place on public transport today due to the Bank Holiday weekend.

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