What you need to know as a professional driver in Ireland, from getting a Driver CPC card to becoming an Approved Driving Instructor and how the Emergency Services Driving Standard works.
From 2 February, 2022, new rules will apply to drivers carrying out transport duties outside their operator's registered country.
Tachographs and tachograph equipment for trucks and buses in Ireland. Tachograph legislation. Driver cards, company cards, workshop cards, control cards.
You must have a Driver CPC card if you are a professional driver, driving a truck or bus as your principal occupation. Learn about the steps you need to take to become certified.
What you need to know about being an Approved Driving Instructor (ADI), from how to become an ADI, staying qualified, the ADI regulations and delivery of the Essential Driver Training (EDT) and Initial Basic Training (IBT) to learner drivers.
If you have completed Driver CPC training in another EU country, this training might be accepted as part the training you have to complete in Ireland. You can contact the RSA to confirm this.
How to become an Emergency Services Driving Standard (ESDS) driver. List of nominating organisations. The 3 levels of ESDS qualification.
How to become an Emergency Services Driving Standard (ESDS) trainer. How Approved Driving Instructors are certified for ESDS.
All professional drivers are required by law to hold a valid Driver CPC card. Driver CPC stands for Driver Certificate of Professional Competence.
Requirements for Approved Driving Instructors (ADI), teaching EDT and IBT, renewing your ADI permit and compliance.