The Road Safety Authority have now published new drafts of the HCV & LCV Tester Manuals. The manuals are intended to achieve standardised and consistent testing of HCV and LCV. We would welcome any views or comments you may have on the test manuals before Monday the 17th of June.
Public consultation on post registration vehicle modifications as part of a review process being carried out on this subject. (Closed 20th March 2013).
The EU Commission has published proposals relating to vehicle roadworthiness testing and roadside checks. (Closed 5th October 2012)
Proposal that all replacement brake linings, exhaust silencers and coupling devices placed on sale are Original Equipment or that they are approved replacements to EC or UNECE standards. (Closed 2nd March 2012)
Proposed commercial vehicle roadworthiness reforms as relates to registered owners, operators and drivers. (Closed 4th November 2011)
The Road Safety Authority (RSA) is currently engaged in the implementation of a wide-ranging Commercial Vehicle Roadworthiness (CVR) reform programme. (Closed 4th May 2011)
The Road Safety Authority has launched a public consultation seeking the views of interested parties on proposals to introduce the mandatory fitment of front blind spot (Class VI) mirrors to all HGV motor vehicles with DGVW exceeding 7.5 t. (Closed 27th April 2011)
As the standard of vehicles on our roads is fundamental to road safety this consultation proposes ways in which the current administrative system to deal with written-off vehicles can be enhanced. (Closed 4th February 2011)
We are undertaking a review of the regulation, classification and safety issues associated with the fitting and wearing of safety belts on mini-buses, buses and coaches (buses) carrying children. (Closed 27th May 2010)
The RSA launched a public consultation on 31st March 2010 undertaking a review of Motor Caravan roadworthiness testing. (Closed 12th May 2010)
This involves vehicles having forward facing lamps turned on during the hours of daylight in an effort to make vehicles more conspicuous and increase road safety. (Closed 29th January 2010)
Consultation on Proposed Regulations for the Compulsory Fitment of Spray Suppression Systems to Certain Goods. (Closed 24th July 2009)
RSA proposals to add new test items to the National Car Test in early 2010 (Closed 27th March 2009).
Update on proposed amendment to braking requirements in Irish law. (Closed 6th March 2009)
Use of agricultural vehicles and works vehicles on public roads. (Closed 5th August 2008)