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Four people died on the roads yesterday.

A secondary school teacher is calling on the Department of Education to introduce mandatory road safety lessons in a bid to cut down on fatal and serious road traffic collisions.

People aged 16 to 25 made up one quarter of all road fatalities up to the 31st of October, with a further seven people losing their lives in the week since.

Four people died on the roads yesterday, including 18-year-old Alana Harkin and Thomas Gallagher, who were killed in Donegal.

Claire McCarthy from St. Colman's College in Fermoy in Cork outlines what the lessons should include:


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