Passenger Vehicles - Category M

Passenger cars are designed and constructed for the carriage of passengers, with a maximum number of 8 seats in addition to the driver e.g. people carriers, SUV's and saloons. It is important that you always ensure your car is regularly maintained and in a roadworthy condition at all times. 

 See below FAQ documents on passenger cars:

Passenger Cars here 

Car rental safety here  

Left hand drive vehicles here


You can also find information and advice for driving in Ireland here

Car Safety Checks booklet here



Kit Cars

This car is a vehicle that is constucted from a mixture of parts some of which are supplied unassembled in kit form.

See FAQ document on Kit Cars here


Alternative Technologies 

An alternative fuel vehicle is a vehicle that runs on a fuel aside from the traditional diesel and petrol, or any method of powering an engine that does not involve a petroleum source.

See FAQ document on e-Cars and Hybrid vehicles here.