Statement from the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Shane Ross and the Road Safety Authority in relation to the gradual re-opening of the driving test service

28.06.2020

The Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Shane Ross and the Road Safety Authority (RSA) have confirmed that the driver testing service will restart on a gradual basis during Phase 3 of the road map for easing of Covid19 restrictions. Providing an update on when learner drivers can expect to sit car tests the Minister […]

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Vehicle Owners Reminded of 4 Month Test Extension and 16 NCT Test Centres re-opening on Monday 29 June

28.06.2020

The National Car Testing Service (NCTS) has now updated all records for those customers’ vehicles that qualified for the 4 month test extension as announced by the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Mr Shane Ross in April. A vehicle with a test due date on or after 28th March 2020 has now had their […]

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Road Safety Alert – Orange and Yellow Weather Warnings

15.06.2020

The Road Safety Authority (RSA), is asking road users to exercise caution while using the roads today, Monday 15 June 2020 as Met Eireann has issued Orange and Yellow weather warnings for heavy rain and thunderstorms. Met Eireann has issued an Orange rain weather warning for Cavan, Leitrim, Longford and Roscommon from 12pm – 6pm […]

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Time Is Ticking!

11.06.2020

From the minute an accident happens the legal clock begins to start. It is important to be made aware of the legal time limits in place especially if you are involved in an accident due to the negligence of a third party. As only within a specific time frame are you able to bring a claim […]

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Statement from the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Shane Ross, and the Road Safety Authority in relation to the gradual re-opening of some RSA services

06.06.2020

The Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Shane Ross and the Road Safety Authority (RSA) have confirmed that the phased reopening of some RSA’s services will begin on Monday 8 June, the start of phase 2 of the Government’s road map for easing of Covid19 restrictions. The National Driver Licence Service (NDLS), the Driver Theory […]

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Road Safety Authority and An Garda Síochána Renew Road Safety Appeal As Deaths Rise 9% in 2020

27.05.2020

17% increase in fatal collisions compared to 2019 Doubling of pedestrian deaths (18 year to date), a cause of concern Gardai launch roads policing enforcement operation over June Bank Holiday weekend   Wednesday 27 May. The Road Safety Authority (RSA) and An Garda Síochána have renewed their appeal for road users to take extra care […]

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How to Act in your Best Interest after an Accident At Work

19.05.2020

Accidents in the work place are a common cause of personal injury * here in Ireland. Personal injury * relating to workplace accidents * can take many different forms and are a direct result of negligence at the hands of a third party (such as an employer or fellow work colleague). The events of these […]

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Statement from the Minister of Transport, Tourism and Sport, Shane Ross, and the Road Safety Authority in relation to a phased resumption of Commercial Vehicle Testing

16.05.2020

The Minister of Transport, Tourism and Sport, Shane Ross and the Road Safety Authority (RSA) have confirmed that the Commercial Vehicle Roadworthiness Testing (CVRT) network will reopen from 18 May 2020 for vehicles with a test due date prior to 28 March 2020 (before the 3-month extension to commercial vehicle certificates of roadworthiness came into […]

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Nurse received MBE for wartime role on sinking hospital ship

08.05.2020

Eileen Hourigan, who has died aged 93, was a nurse whose life-long vocation included an episode during the second World War during which she displayed great bravery and devotion to the welfare of others. Serving on a hospital ship that was torpedoed, Hourigan stayed on board saving patients as the vessel sank. As it upended […]

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Extension to the period of validity of official documents in relation to the Vehicle Testing, Driver Licensing, and Related Services

20.04.2020

The Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Shane Ross, has announced the details of the legislative steps he has taken in support of the necessary closure of a range of Road Safety Authority services as result of the ongoing COVID 19 situation. Under the new measures, the following have come into effect in relation to […]

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