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.

 

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January

Friday, January 29, 2021

Reminder: temporary relaxation from certain provisions of EU driving and resting time rules due to Customs and SPS checks at Dublin and Rosslare ports expires on 30 Jan 2020

The temporary derogation from certain rules concerning the driving and resting times for drivers of commercial vehicles will expire at 23:59 on 30 January. From 31 January, operators and drivers must comply with the normal rules applicable to driving and resting times for drivers of commercial vehicles.

Friday, January 22, 2021

Only Essential Workers should sit Driving Test in Level 5 Covid-19 restrictions

The Road Safety Authority (RSA) has today Friday 22 January 2021, issued a reminder to all driving test customers with a driving test appointment, that under Covid-19 Level 5 Government restrictions, they can only attend their driving test appointment if they are an essential worker.

Monday, January 11, 2021

Minister Naughton announces exemption for over 70’s to provide medical report when applying for a driving licence

Minister of State in the Department of Transport, Hildegarde Naughton TD, has announced today that in light of the surge of Covid-19 cases and, in order to ease the burden on medical services, there will be an extension in the exemption that allows for those aged over 70 to apply for a driving licence without the need to provide a medical report.

Friday, January 01, 2021

Serious and Minor Injury Road Crashes Drop by a Quarter in 2020

Provisional road collision statistics for 2020 show that while the number of road fatalities increased by nine or 6% there were 1,407 fewer serious and minor injury collisions recorded, a 25% decrease compared to 2019+.

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