Driving test update 


Driving test waiting list

If you are already on the driving test waiting list, please do not log in to MyRoadSafety to check for availability. Appointment slots are limited to those who have been invited to book a driving test and we will contact you directly when appointments become available.


If you have received an invitation to book a test, need to cancel a test, or wish to join the waiting list, please go ahead and sign in to MyRoadSafety now. For anyone else, we kindly ask you to visit another time when our portal is not so busy. Thank you for your patience at this time 


We can only offer test appointments to essential workers

If you are an essential worker and haven’t already received a test appointment but need one urgently please complete this online form. We will contact you when appointments become available.

If you are not an essential worker and have an upcoming appointment scheduled, please cancel your test. Otherwise, it won’t go ahead and the slot will be lost. Don’t worry, you won’t lose your fee. It will be saved as a service credit for you to book another test in the future.


Covid-19 safety measures

We have introduced new safety measures to the driving test which candidates must follow. Know more


Weather disruptions

Check if your driving test is affected by adverse weather conditions. Tests will be cancelled if conditions are unsafe.

Deaths on Irish roads 2019

 Last year (2019) saw a small increase in road deaths. 141 fatalities compared with 140 in 2018. This data is provisional and correct as of 28 May 2020.

Deaths on Irish Roads 2019

In the period January - December 2019 there were 130 fatal collisions resulting in 141 fatalities on Irish roads. This represents three fewer collisions and +1% more deaths (+1) compared to provisional Garda data for the full year of 2018.

Of the 141 fatalities, there were 75 Drivers killed, 15 Passengers, 27 Pedestrians, 16 Motorcyclists and 8 Pedal Cyclists.

July and August (8 each) had the lowest number of fatalities in 2019. September (19) and December (16) were particularly dangerous.

The average number of deaths per month in 2019 (12 deaths per month) is the same as the monthly average in 2018 (12).

Sunday (32) was the most dangerous day in 2019, followed by Friday (26).

In 2019, Dublin (19), Cork (15) and Tipperary (13) had the highest number of road fatalities.


*Please note: All figures for 2018 and 2019 are provisional and subject to change. Updated 28 May 2020.