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Minister Naughton Announces Further Extension to Driving Licences

02.07.2021

Minister of State Hildegarde Naughton T.D. has announced, details of an extension to the expiry dates of driving licences that have not benefited from a previous extension. The move comes as the EU and national Governments take steps in response to the disruption caused by Covid-19 to driver licensing services across the EU. The extension […]

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Changes to NCT Service

21.06.2021

Introduction of On-Board Diagnostics (OBD), Testing New NCT Manual Escalation of Defects to Fail Dangerous where a combination of deficiencies is recorded From 21 June 2021, several changes to the National Car Test will come into effect. These changes will see Ireland be amongst the first EU Member States to commence the use of On-Board […]

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Re-opening of in-person driver theory test centres

29.05.2021

Minister for Transport Eamon Ryan TD and Minister of State Hildegarde Naughton TD have welcomed the gradual re-opening of in-person driver theory test centres after the 7th of June. The Road Safety Authority (RSA) will re-open its full network of 40 test centres with capacity being permitted at 25,000 driver theory tests per month. There […]

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Essential Driver Training (EDT) to recommence for Essential Workers from 10 May

07.05.2021

– Motorcycle Initial Basic Training (IBT) to recommence on 10 May – RSA will reopen its EDT Online Portal, on 10 May to allow Approved Driving Instructors (ADIs) upload customer training sessions The Road Safety Authority (RSA) has today Friday 7 May confirmed that following the recent decision by government on the gradual reopening of road safety […]

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Weather Warning for Hail Showers

07.04.2021

The Road Safety Authority (RSA) is advising drivers to be aware of the dangers posed by hailstones. The advice comes as Met Eireann has forecast wintery showers of hail are expected this coming Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Hail is a common but unpredictable occurrence in Ireland and can lead to slippery and dangerous driving conditions. […]

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New NCTS Centre to open in Tuam, Galway

26.03.2021

New two-lane centre will have capacity to inspect over 20,000 vehicles annually Over time it will create an additional 12 jobs for the Tuam area.  The National Car Testing Service (NCTS) and the Road Safety Authority (RSA) have announced today Friday 26 March that a new National Car Testing Service centre will open in Tuam, […]

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Orange and Yellow Weather Warnings for Strong winds

10.03.2021

Wednesday 10 March 2021. The Road Safety Authority (RSA), is asking road users to exercise caution while using the roads today as Met Eireann has issued Orange and Yellow weather warnings for strong winds. Met Eireann has issued an Orange Wind weather warning for Cork and Kerry from 8pm Wednesday to 12pm on Thursday. Southwest […]

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Minister Naughton Announces Further Extension to Driving Licences

24.02.2021

Minister of State Hildegarde Naughton TD has announced today 24th February 2021, details of a further extension to the expiry dates of driving licences. The move comes as the EU and national Governments take steps in response to the disruption caused by Covid-19 to driver licensing services across the EU. The extension will apply to […]

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New Driving Test Centre to open in Drogheda

16.02.2021

The Minister of State in the Department of Transport, Hildegarde Naughton TD alongside the Road Safety Authority (RSA) have announced today Tuesday 16 February 2021 that it is to open a new Driving Test Centre in Drogheda from Monday 22 February. The new driving test centre will be located at Drogheda Town Football Club, Marian […]

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Public urged to have their say on road safety

03.11.2020

Public consultation on next Government Road Safety Strategy is launched Road users called on to have their say before November 18 3 November 2020: Whether they drive a car, cycle a bike, are passengers or pedestrians, all road users are being asked to have their say on road safety policy for the next ten years. […]

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