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


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 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>


2019 News


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Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Recommendations following the TRL review of current practice and safety implications of electric mobility devices

Restrictions may need to be applied to the devices themselves, the operators who provide these, the roads on which they can be used, and the age of user. In light of these, the following consideration may need to be given to the following:

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

RSA, ESB Networks and An Garda Síochána urge caution and vigilance around school gates

The Road Safety Authority (RSA), ESB Networks and An Garda Síochána are appealing to parents, guardians and teachers to ensure road safety is on the back to school lesson plan for all school children. As children return to school it is also important to remind motorists to be mindful of our most vulnerable road-users.

Monday, August 26, 2019

41,316 learner drivers told ‘No excuse’ for not sitting test

The Road Safety Authority (RSA) has urged multiple learner permit holders, eligible to sit a driving test, to apply for one without delay. There are 41,316 people on their fourth or subsequent learner permit for a car or B category licence and of these people, 8,663 are on their tenth or successive learner permit.

Thursday, August 22, 2019

Statement from the Road Safety Authority re Restructuring of An Garda Síochána

The Road Safety Authority has reviewed the content of the high level presentation given today by Commissioner Harris and his statement on the future restructuring of An Garda Síochána.

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

RSA launches campaign to drive seat belt wearing compliance

The Road Safety Authority (RSA) is calling on everyone travelling in a car, whether driving or as a passenger, to ensure they are wearing a seat belt before they set off. The message comes as the RSA launches its latest advertising campaign aimed at increasing seat belt compliance, particularly among rear seat passengers.

Monday, August 19, 2019

Do you know a ‘Leading Light’ in your community?

The Road Safety Authority calls for nominations for ‘Leading Lights in Road Safety’ Awards 2019

Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Road Safety Authority urges Leaving Certificate students to celebrate safely

With almost 60,000 students receiving their Leaving Certificate results today, the highest number in 15 years, the Road Safety Authority (RSA) would like to remind all recipients to celebrate safely and responsibly.

Friday, August 09, 2019

The Road Safety Authority, Gaelic Players Association and Women’s Gaelic Players Association launch road safety partnership

The Road Safety Authority (RSA), Gaelic Players Association (GPA) and Women's Gaelic Players Association (WGPA) today announced a three-year collaboration to promote road safety awareness.

Thursday, August 01, 2019

Review of 2019 - Fears that Progress on Road Safety Has Stalled

The Road Safety Authority (RSA) and An Garda Síochána have today Thursday 1 August 2019, published a provisional review of progress in road safety up to July 28, 2019*. The review shows that from 1 January to 28 July 2019, 89 people died on Irish roads in 80 collisions. This represents 3% more collisions and 7% more deaths compared to provisional Garda data for the same period in 2018.



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