IMPORTANT NOTICE

Driving Test Update

Please note that our customer service agents cannot book or cancel driving tests over the phone or offer any updates on waiting times, so we kindly ask that you do not telephone our call centre for this information.

 

Update on Driving Test Services:

Please see update in relation to the gradual resumption of driving test services following the latest Government announcement on 29 May.  

 

Are you an essential worker who needs a test urgently?

If you are an essential worker who has already applied for a test and completed all of your driver training, please fill in this form and we will prioritise your application. Know more >

 

Need to add yourself to the driving test waiting list?

Please visit our new customer portal MyRoadSafety.ie to make an application and manage your booking.

 

Driver training queries

From 10 May 2021, Approved Driving Instructors (ADIs) will be allowed to offer Essential Driver Training (EDT) but only to essential workers, please fill in this form if you are an essential worker and want to complete EDT. The ADI portal will reopen from 10 May 2021. Know more >

 

 

Motorcyclists

Initial Basic Training (IBT) will resume from 10 May 2021 for all motorcyclists, not just essential workers, as will driver testing for all motorcycle categories. Know more >

 

 

Covid 19 Safety Measures

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

 

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January

Friday, January 29, 2021

Reminder: temporary relaxation from certain provisions of EU driving and resting time rules due to Customs and SPS checks at Dublin and Rosslare ports expires on 30 Jan 2020

The temporary derogation from certain rules concerning the driving and resting times for drivers of commercial vehicles will expire at 23:59 on 30 January. From 31 January, operators and drivers must comply with the normal rules applicable to driving and resting times for drivers of commercial vehicles.

Friday, January 22, 2021

Only Essential Workers should sit Driving Test in Level 5 Covid-19 restrictions

The Road Safety Authority (RSA) has today Friday 22 January 2021, issued a reminder to all driving test customers with a driving test appointment, that under Covid-19 Level 5 Government restrictions, they can only attend their driving test appointment if they are an essential worker.

Monday, January 11, 2021

Minister Naughton announces exemption for over 70’s to provide medical report when applying for a driving licence

Minister of State in the Department of Transport, Hildegarde Naughton TD, has announced today that in light of the surge of Covid-19 cases and, in order to ease the burden on medical services, there will be an extension in the exemption that allows for those aged over 70 to apply for a driving licence without the need to provide a medical report.

Friday, January 01, 2021

Serious and Minor Injury Road Crashes Drop by a Quarter in 2020

Provisional road collision statistics for 2020 show that while the number of road fatalities increased by nine or 6% there were 1,407 fewer serious and minor injury collisions recorded, a 25% decrease compared to 2019+.

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