Owners & managers

Owning or operating a commercial vehicle or fleet of them carries with it important responsibilities around driver hours, tachograph management, vehicle testing and maintenance and knowing about vehicle standards.


Did you know!All operators of Heavy Commercial Vehicles (HCVs) are required by law to make an online ‘Self-Declaration’ to the RSA in relation to their Heavy Goods Vehicles, Goods trailers, Buses and Ambulances!

To find out more or to register and complete your self-declaration visit www.cvrt.ie


Haulage is a mature industry that demands high levels of competence and professionalism not only from drivers but from the owners and operators of haulage firms.

In particular, running a haulage operation requires in-depth knowledge of:

  • Vehicle standards
  • Vehicle regulations

If you are an owner/operator and you have a query about road safety in your business, contact:

Road Safety Authority
Clonfert House
Bride Street
Co. Galway

Tel: (091) 872600