Calling all young budding film-makers!

Actor and RSA Road Safety Ambassador, Keith McErlean, recently launched the Road Safety Authority (RSA) and Setanta Insurance national road safety film competition, ‘Keep Drama off the Roads’.

Actor and RSA Road Safety Ambassador, Keith McErlean, recently launched the Road Safety Authority (RSA) and Setanta Insurance national road safety film competition, ‘Keep Drama off the Roads’.

The competition, which will appeal to all young budding filmmakers, aims to generate awareness among young people of the dangers of using a mobile phone while driving, particularly texting while driving.

The competition marks the launch of ‘Irish Road Safety Week’ which takes place from Monday 8 October to Sunday 14 October.

‘Keep Drama off the Roads’ is open to 15-25 year olds and provides young people with an opportunity to showcase their creative skills by submitting an original and innovative concept for a short film that tackles the serious issue of mobile phone use while driving, particularly texting while driving.

A full list of entry requirements and terms and conditions can also be found on www.keepdramaofftheroads.ie