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. 

 

Test appointments are solely by invitation

Test appointments are by invitation only so if you’re already on the driving test waiting list, no further action is needed. We’ll contact you directly when slots become available.

 

If you have received an invitation to book a test, need to cancel a test, or wish to join the waiting list, please go ahead and sign in to MyRoadSafety now.

 

Urgent tests for essential workers only

Under current restrictions, we can only offer tests to essential workers. If you’re an essential worker who has already applied for a test and completed all your driver training please fill in this form and we’ll prioritise your application.

 

If you’re not an essential worker and have an upcoming appointment scheduled, please cancel your test. Don’t worry, you won’t lose your fee and you will be kept on the waiting list. Know more

 

Covid-19 safety measures

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

 

Weather disruptions

Check if your driving test is affected by adverse weatherTests will be cancelled if conditions are unsafe.

 

Research

Research is crucial to the formulation of road safety policy.

Our research unit is responsible for collecting and analysing road safety data. This serves to deepen our understanding of why crashes happen and what we can do to prevent them.

The research unit is specifically responsible for:

  • Maintaining the road collision database and data system
  • Analysing collision data
  • Producing statistical reports on road collisions in Ireland
  • Conducting surveys of speed and seatbelt-wearing on Irish roads
  • Carry out cluster analysis on collisions on Irish roads
  • Undertaking multidisciplinary research to understand how collisions happen
  • Proposing and evaluating ways to prevent collisions and injuries
  • Participating in national and international research projects
  • Providing information to national and international bodies as well as the public

More information:
Research Dept
Road Safety Authority
Moy Valley Business Park
Primrose Hill
Ballina
Co Mayo

Tel: 096 25000
Email: researchdept@rsa.ie