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.

 

Speed Limitation Devices

Find out some of the main speed limitation device offences relevant to your vehicle.

Legal instrument Offence description Penalty

SI No. 831 of 2005 

European Communities (Installation and use of speed limitation devices in Motor Vehicles) Regulations 2005
Regulation 4

Speed limiter device

Contravention of provisions of Regulation 3 – requirements for speed limitation devices

A person guilty of an offence under these Regulations is liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding €3000 or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 3 months or to both. 

 

SI No. 831 of 2005

European Communities (Installation and use of speed limitation devices in Motor Vehicles) Regulations 2005
Regulation 7
 

Supply of vehicle, speed limitation device, or speed limitation on-board system

Contravention of the provisions of Regulation 7 – supply of vehicles, devices or systems

A person guilty of an offence under these Regulations is liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding €3000 or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 3 months or to both. 

 

 

SI No. 831 of 2005


European Communities (Installation and use of speed limitation devices in Motor Vehicles) Regulations 2005

Owner responsibilities

Contravention of the provisions of Regulation 4 – requirements for speed limitation devices

A person guilty of an offence under these Regulations is liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding €3000 or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 3 months or to both. 

 

 

The table above should not be treated as a legal interpretation of any law requirements. It is a matter for each operator, owner and driver to ensure that he or she complies with the applicable law.