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>

 

Statistics

Download Irish road safety statistics: road deaths and injuries, road safety performance, safety by county and more.

Collision Statistics

Collision statistics includes provisional reports, RSA factbooks, contributory factors in fatal collision analysis, serious injuries, road user analysis and  the online road collision map of Ireland.

Deaths on Irish roads 2020

 Last year (2020) saw an increase in road deaths. 148 fatalities compared with 140 in 2019. This data is provisional and correct as of 2 February 2021.

Driving Licences

View Ireland's Driving Licence statistics for each county broken down by gender, type of licence and category of licence.

Driver/Vehicle Statistics

Historical data relating to Driver and Vehicle testing.

Driving Test Pass Rates

Details of pass rates by test centre for 2013.

Driving Test Waiting Times

How long you can expect to wait for a driving test and which test centres have the shortest and longest waiting times.

Penalty Points Archive

Find out details of penalty points stats for years 2007 - 2009, 2014-2015

Penalty Point Statistics

View Ireland's latest penalty point statistics by offence type or number of points incurred per driver, or view the number of drivers by licence type. You can take a closer look by viewing the statistics for a specific month or get a different perspective by rearranging by county, by offence category, alphabetically or highest to lowest.

Prosecutions

Here you will find details of prosecutions by the Road Safety Authority in respect of breaches of Drivers Hours, Tachograph & Operator Licensing legislation. A number of prosecution cases may be under appeal and the status of these cases may change

Other Research

Other research on the RSA website includes: