Leitrim has no road fatalities so far this year 2018
Leitrim is the only county in Ireland to have recorded no fatalities on the roads so far this year.
The Road Safety Authority have released figures showing the number of deaths on the roads in each county in Ireland from January 1 - June 30, 2018.
A multi-agency review by the Transport Minister, gardaí and RSA analyses road fatalities for the first six months of the year by road-user groups, age and location - identifying at-risk groups.
Gardaí will update enforcement to date and outline their plans for the rest of 2018, while the RSA forecast road safety statistics up to 2019.
There have been 78 fatalities on Irish roads this year up to June 30th. April and June were the worst months so far this year after both saw 17 people killed on Irish roads, while May had the lowest figure with six fatalities on roads in that month.
A shocking 50% of fatalities on our roads occurred between Friday and Sunday.
The RSA say that if the current trends continue for the rest of the year we could see another 78 people killed on the roads this year.
Subscribe or register today to discover more from DonegalLive.ie
Buy the e-paper of the Donegal Democrat, Donegal People's Press, Donegal Post and Inish Times here for instant access to Donegal's premier news titles.
Keep up with the latest news from Donegal with our daily newsletter featuring the most important stories of the day delivered to your inbox every evening at 5pm.