RSA Organisational Structure

Overview of the three RSA directorates plus location and contact details for each

 

The RSA is organised into three front line Directorates as follows;

  • Driver Testing & Licensing
  • Road Safety, Research & Driver Education
  • Standards & Enforcement

The front line Directorates are supported by a Finance & Commercial Services Directorate, an ICT Division and a HR Division.

Driver Testing & Licensing

The Driver Testing & Licensing directorate is responsible for the driver testing system and for the management of the driver instructor and licensing regime.

Specific responsibilities:

  • Delivery of the driver testing service
  • Regulation of driving instruction
  • Oversight of driver licensing regime
  • Oversight of delivery of driver theory test service
  • Management of penalty points system

Driver testing:

Driver Testing
Road Safety Authority
Moy Valley Business Park
Primrose Hill
Ballina
Co Mayo
Lo-call: 1890 40 60 40
Fax: 096 78290
E: drivingtest@rsa.ie

Driver licensing:

Driver Licensing
Road Safety Authority
Moy Valley Business Park
Primrose Hill
Ballina
Co Mayo
Lo-Call :1890 41 61 41
Fax: 096 78286
E: licensingqueries@rsa.ie

Driver training:

Approved Driving Instructor (ADI) Section
Road Safety Authority
Moy Valley Business Park
Primrose Hill
Ballina
Co Mayo

Tel: 096 25007
Fax: 096 25252
E: adi@rsa.ie

Driver Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC)
Road Safety Authority
Moy Valley Business Park
Primrose Hill
Ballina
Co Mayo

Tel: 096 25015
Fax: 096 25252
Email: cpc@rsa.ie

Road Safety, Research & Driver Education

The role of the Road Safety, Research & Driver Education directorate is to raise awareness of road safety, educate road users and conduct research into road safety issues.

The directorate works with all stakeholders signed up to the Road Safety Strategy to ensure that road safety initiatives are achieved.

Research & Education

Road Safety Authority
Moy Valley Business Park
Primrose Hill
Ballina
Co Mayo
Tel: 096 25000
Fax: 096 78290
E: researchdept@rsa.ie

Standards & Enforcement

The Standards & Enforcement directorate exists to ensure that national and EU vehicle standards and road safety legislation are complied with. Responsibilities include:

  • Type approval and regulation of the entry into service of new vehicles and the regulation of vehicles in use on our roads
  • Enforcing EU and national road transport legislation on tachographs, drivers’ rules, Working Time Directive and licensing of road haulage and passenger operations
  • Overseeing the Commercial Vehicle Roadworthiness Scheme to ensure the quality and integrity of the scheme and assist the An Garda Síochána in roadside roadworthiness checks of commercial vehicles
  • Administering the National Car Testing Service project agreement and monitoring the performance of the contractor on behalf of the State
  • Administering the Digital Tachograph Card issuing scheme on behalf of the State

The Enforcement section is based in Loughrea where the enforcement and commercial vehicle testing functions are located. The Vehicle Standards function is based in the RSA offices in Ballina.

Standards:

Vehicle Standards
Road Safety Authority
Moy Valley Business Park
Primrose Hill
Ballina
Co Mayo

Tel: 096 25014
Fax: 096 25252
E: vehiclestandards@rsa.ie

Enforcement & commercial vehicle testing:

Enforcement & Commercial Vehicle Testing
Road Safety Authority
Clonfert House
Bride Street
Loughrea
Co Galway

Tel: 091 872600
Fax: 091 872660
Email
Enforcement: enforcement@rsa.ie
Commercial vehicle testing: vt@rsa.ie
 

Finance and Commercial Services, HR & ICT

The support functions provided to the organisation is as follows;

  • Finance
  • Procurement
  • Estate, Facility & Fleet Management
  • Environment, Health & Safety
  • FOI, Data Protection & Information Security
  • Human Resources
  • ICT

This area also provides corporate governance, legal, internal audit and board secretary support services to the organisation.

Finance and Commercial Services

Road Safety Authority
Moy Valley Business Park
Primrose Hill
Ballina
Co Mayo

Tel: 096 25000
or
Lo-Call :1890 50 60 80

Fax: 096 25252
E-mail: info@rsa.ie