Man arrested in Waterford after truck he was driving crashes into sea – Vehicle Interlock would have stopped this

We at Lion are working hard to address this issue through the provision of our DS25 RS Vehicle Interlock systems.

This accident could have been so much worse. We hear time and time again that drivers are taking control of vehicles and could potentially cause an accident or fatality. This would not only involve themselves but innocent road users. We at Lion are working hard to address this issue through the provision of our DS25 RS Vehicle Interlock systems. The design incorporates our world renowned fuel cell alcohol breathalysers combined with vehicle immobiliser technology.

The fitting of one of these instruments will provide protection to the driver, the road using public and also ensures that the vehicle remains protected for the owner. If you have a fleet of transport vehicles, buses or company cars how can you not afford to protect your staff, the public and yourself from prosecution should the unthinkable happen?

GARDAÍ IN WATERFORD have arrested a man on suspicion of drink driving after the truck he was driving left the road and crashed into the sea.

The incident occurred on the N25 at Kinsale Beg shortly before 2am last night, gardaí have said.

The truck driver, who was the sole occupant of the vehicle and is in his 50s, was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence and taken to Dungarvan Garda Station.

No injuries were sustained in the incident and investigations are ongoing.

Published in on 7th May 2019

More News from Lion

Our products are there for a reason – Cork man jailed, disqualified for 20 years for drunk driving

Drink driving is a crime that can lead to serious consequences for all. Innocent bystanders and motorists often get caught up when drink drivers bring chaos, injury and in some cases death to peoples lives. A drink driver in Cork, Southern Ireland, was lucky not to have caused serious injury but is now paying the penalty for his recklessness and disregard for the safety of others.

Breathalyser tests should be adapted, not cancelled

The misconceptions regarding the potential hygiene risks associated with alcohol breathalyser tests can have a significant negative impact on affected industries, since the safety of staff and expensive equipment can be compromised by intoxicated workers, says Rhys Evans, MD of Lion Laboratories Ltd South African Distributor ALCO-Safe.