IMPORTANT NOTICE

 

Closure of driving test application system from Thursday 26 November 2020.  

Our brand new customer portal, MyRoadSafety will go live on Monday 30 November 2020. This will give you access to all of our digital services, including a new and improved driving test booking system.

MyRoadSafety allows you to safely manage your driver information, test bookings, permits and licences from the comfort of your own home.   However, to prepare for this move we‘ll have to close our current driving test application system and ask for your patience while we get things up and running for you. We expect the portal to be available at 2pm on Monday.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) and the Driver Testing Service

Under Covid19 Level 5 Government restrictions effective from midnight on Wednesday 21 October, for six weeks, you can attend your scheduled driving test appointment provided you are an essential worker involved in the provision of essential services or essential retail outlets. You can view the list of essential services at Level 5 on www.gov.ie 

Cancelling your Test

If you are not involved in the provision of essential services or essential retail outlets, please cancel you test appointment here.

Waiting for a Test Date?

We are experiencing a high demand for driving tests at the moment. If you have submitted a driving test application we will be in touch with an appointment date, there is no need to contact us.

Need a test urgently?

If you are an essential worker and require an urgent test in connection with that work, then you can request a test here.  

Your motorbike

A well maintained motorbike can reduce the chance of death or injury on the road. Make sure you know your machine and look after it

Vehicle reliability and safety are key issues for any road user but particularly motorcyclists, whose machines offer little protection compared to cars in the event of a collision.

If you ride a motorbike, the following checklist  (P.O.W.D.E.R) will help ensure you are as prepared as you can be for the dangers of riding on public roads.

  • Petrol

Make sure you have enough fuel for the journey. Does your machine have a reserve tank switch or just a warning light? Can you turn the fuel tap to reserve while on the move without taking your eyes off the road? Do you know where the tap is?

  • Oil

Find out how to check the oil level on your machine. Most dry-sump machines require you to check the oil when the engine is hot, while most wet-sump machines should have their oil level checked with the engine cold. Which type is yours? The owner’s handbook will tell you how to perform this check correctly.

  • Water

Is your machine water- or air-cooled? Do you know how to check the coolant level?

  • Damage

Check your bike for signs of obvious wear-and-tear. Are the light lenses or mirrors cracked or broken? Any noticeable buckles in the rims? Any drips or pools under the bike? Check for damage to the tyre walls and rim.

  • Electrics

Check your lights and indicators are clean and working. Do you know where the fuses are and can you replace them?

  • Rubber

As the only point of contact between you and the road, your tyres and their condition are critical to your safety. Too much air in your tyres reduces grip, too little promotes instability because it allows the side walls of the tyres to flex. Know your tyre pressures and the legal minimum tread depth.