RSA Organisational Structure

Overview of the three RSA directorates plus location and contact details for each

 

The RSA is organised into three front line Directorates as follows;

  • Driver Testing & Licensing
  • Road Safety, Research & Driver Education
  • Vehicle Testing and Enforcement

The front line Directorates are supported by a Finance & Commercial Services Directorate, Strategy Policy and Technology and Vehicle Standards.

Driver Testing & Licensing

The Driver Testing & Licensing directorate is responsible for the driver testing system and for the management of the driver instructor and licensing regime.

Specific responsibilities:

  • Delivery of the driver testing service
  • Regulation of driving instruction
  • Oversight of driver licensing regime
  • Oversight of delivery of driver theory test service
  • Management of penalty points system

Driver testing:

Driver Testing
Road Safety Authority
Moy Valley Business Park
Primrose Hill
Ballina
Co Mayo
Lo-call: 1890 40 60 40
E: drivingtest@rsa.ie

Driver licensing:

Driver Licensing
Road Safety Authority
Moy Valley Business Park
Primrose Hill
Ballina
Co Mayo
Lo-Call :1890 41 61 41

E: licensingqueries@rsa.ie

Driver training:

Approved Driving Instructor (ADI) Section
Road Safety Authority
Moy Valley Business Park
Primrose Hill
Ballina
Co Mayo

Tel: 096 25007
E: adi@rsa.ie

Driver Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC)
Road Safety Authority
Moy Valley Business Park
Primrose Hill
Ballina
Co Mayo

Tel: 096 25015
Email: cpc@rsa.ie

Road Safety, Research & Driver Education

The role of the Road Safety, Research & Driver Education directorate is to raise awareness of road safety, educate road users and conduct research into road safety issues.

The directorate works with all stakeholders signed up to the Road Safety Strategy to ensure that road safety initiatives are achieved.

Research & Education

Road Safety Authority
Moy Valley Business Park
Primrose Hill
Ballina
Co Mayo
Tel: 096 25000
E: researchdept@rsa.ie

Vehicle Testing and Enforcement

The Vehicle Testing & Enforcement directorate exists to ensure that national and EU road safety legislation are complied with. Responsibilities include:

  • Enforcing EU and national road transport legislation on tachographs, drivers’ rules, Working Time Directive and licensing of road haulage and passenger operations
  • Overseeing the Commercial Vehicle Roadworthiness Scheme to ensure the quality and integrity of the scheme and assist the An Garda Síochána in roadside roadworthiness checks of commercial vehicles
  • Administering the National Car Testing Service project agreement and monitoring the performance of the contractor on behalf of the State
  • Administering the Digital Tachograph Card issuing scheme on behalf of the State

The Vehicle Testing and Enforcement Directorate is based in Loughrea Co Galway.

Vehicle Testing and Enforcement
Road Safety Authority
Clonfert House
Bride Street
Loughrea
Co Galway

Tel: 091 872600
Email
Enforcement: enforcement@rsa.ie
Commercial vehicle testing: vt@rsa.ie
 

Finance and Commercial Services

The support functions provided to the organisation is as follows;

  • Finance
  • Procurement
  • Estate, Facility & Fleet Management
  • Environment, Health & Safety
  • FOI, Data Protection & Information Security

This area also provides corporate governance, legal, internal audit and board secretary support services to the organisation.

Finance and Commercial Services

Road Safety Authority
Moy Valley Business Park
Primrose Hill
Ballina
Co Mayo

Tel: 096 25000
or
Lo-Call :1890 50 60 80

E-mail: http://www.rsa.ie/contactus

 

Strategy Policy and Technology

The role is to oversee and support the delivery of the Corporate Plan 2016–2020 and support the business through a range of functions including successful change and project management, business design, ICT, operational excellence initiatives, customer care and legal services.

Strategy Policy and Technology

Road Safety Authority
Moyvalley Business Park
Primrose Hill
Ballina
Co Mayo

Tel: 096 25000
or
Lo-Call: 1890506080

E-Mail: strategy@rsa.ie

Vehicle Standards

The Vehicle Standards (VS) Section assists in the development and implementation of Ireland’s vehicle technical standards and vehicle testing standards national regulations.

Vehicle Standards

Road Safety Authority
Moy Valley Business Park
Primrose Hill
Ballina
Co Mayo

Tel: 096 25014
E: vehiclestandards@rsa.ie