IMPORTANT NOTICE

Driving Test Update

Please note that our customer service agents cannot manage driving tests over the phone, so we kindly ask you not to call for this information. Driving tests should be managed directly through MyRoadSafety.ie

 

When will I get a driving test?

In line with the easing of restrictions, we are offering driving test invitations to those who are eligible to take their test and have been waiting the longest. Know more >

 

Need to add yourself to the driving test waiting list?

Please sign up or log into our new customer portal MyRoadSafety.ie to apply for a driving test and add yourself to the waiting list. This video will show you how

 

Essential Driver Training (EDT) update

Approved Driving Instructors (ADI’s) can now offer EDT to all customers so learner drivers no longer need to complete an essential worker declaration form. Know more >

 

 

Covid-19 safety measures

We have put in place Covid-19 safety measures for the driving test which must be followed or your appointment will not go ahead. Know more>

 

Deaths on Irish roads 2020

 Last year (2020) saw an increase in road deaths. 148 fatalities compared with 140 in 2019. This data is provisional and correct as of 2 February 2021.

Deaths on Irish Roads 2020

In the period January - December 2020 there were 137 fatal collisions resulting in 148 fatalities on Irish roads. This represents eight more fatal collisions and eight more deaths (+6%) compared to provisional Garda data for the full year of 2019.

Of the 148 fatalities, there were 62 Drivers killed, 26 Passengers, 32 Pedestrians, 17 Motorcyclists and 10 Pedal Cyclists.

April (7) and May (6) had the lowest number of fatalities in 2020. February (19) and September (18) were particularly dangerous.

The average number of deaths per month in 2020 (12.3 deaths per month) is greater than the monthly average in 2019 (11.6).

Saturday (29) was the most dangerous day in 2020, followed by Monday and Wednesday ( both with 25 fatalities).

In 2020, Cork (24) and Dublin (20) had the highest number of road fatalities.

 

*Please note: All figures for 2019 and 2020 are provisional and subject to change. Updated 2 February 2021.