Advertisement
This site uses cookies to improve your experience and to provide services and advertising. By continuing to browse, you agree to the use of cookies described in our Cookies Policy. You may change your settings at any time but this may impact on the functionality of the site. To learn more see our Cookies Policy.
OK
Dublin: 6 °C Friday 22 November, 2019

#Driving Licence

From TheJournal.ie Driving licence applications nearly treble in a month as Road Safety Authority steps up Brexit warnings Preparations

Driving licence applications nearly treble in a month as Road Safety Authority steps up Brexit warnings

The RSA has been warning UK driving licence-holders to exchange them for Irish licences before Brexit.

From TheJournal.ie 'Misleading' to claim having PSC makes applying for driver's licence easier, Data Protection Commissioner says Exclusive

'Misleading' to claim having PSC makes applying for driver's licence easier, Data Protection Commissioner says

The National Driver’s Licence Service says that having a PSC “simplifies” the process of application.

From TheJournal.ie Prince Philip voluntarily gives up driving licence Car Crash

Prince Philip voluntarily gives up driving licence

The Duke of Edinburgh (97) was involved in a car crash in January.

From TheJournal.ie New regulations to make it easier for returning emigrants to get an Irish driving licence Driving

New regulations to make it easier for returning emigrants to get an Irish driving licence

People with non-exchangable full licences will now be able to take the driving test after six rather than 12 EDT lessons.

From TheJournal.ie Saudi Arabia finally lifts ban on women driving Arrests This post contains videos

Saudi Arabia finally lifts ban on women driving

Despite the end of the ban, several activists have been arrested recently.

From TheJournal.ie It's official - the PSC will be pulled as a mandatory requirement for your driver theory test One By One

It's official - the PSC will be pulled as a mandatory requirement for your driver theory test

The news is not unexpected given the RSA has pulled back on requiring a Public Services Card in order to apply for a driving licence.

From TheJournal.ie Security called after people refuse to leave Dublin driving licence centre without getting an appointment Santry

Security called after people refuse to leave Dublin driving licence centre without getting an appointment

People had queued for up to two hours to try to secure an appointment to apply for a driving licence before the centre closed.

From TheJournal.ie Asylum seekers in Ireland can finally work, but it doesn't look like they're allowed drive to that work Off The Road

Asylum seekers in Ireland can finally work, but it doesn't look like they're allowed drive to that work

There is a lack of clarity as to whether or not asylum seekers in Ireland are legally allowed to obtain a driving licence.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Why is the Irish driving test so hard and so expensive? Driving Licence

Opinion: Why is the Irish driving test so hard and so expensive?

The driving test is not really a test of your ability to drive safely; it’s a test of your ability to drive flawlessly for one session, writes Barry Dunning.

From TheJournal.ie Micheal Healy Rae: 'The government should leave our young drivers alone' Column

Micheal Healy Rae: 'The government should leave our young drivers alone'

I think it would be more in the government’s line to catch criminals who are breaking into elderly people’s homes and jail them, writes Michael Healy Rae.

From TheJournal.ie Applying for a passport or driving licence? You'll soon need a Public Services Card to do so Data Protection

Applying for a passport or driving licence? You'll soon need a Public Services Card to do so

The Department of Public Expenditure and Reform confirmed that the card will be needed to apply for a passport from autumn of this year.

Here's why you shouldn't lose your driving licence during Movember...

This Irish guy learned the hard way.

From TheJournal.ie Van rolls down hill... and into a driving licence office Crash Bang Wallop

Van rolls down hill... and into a driving licence office

Thankfully, no one was badly injured in the incident.

From TheJournal.ie Moving to Ontario? You'll be able to swap your Irish driver's licence for a local one Driving In Canada

Moving to Ontario? You'll be able to swap your Irish driver's licence for a local one

New mutual exchange agreement reached for Irish people living and working in Ontario, and Ontarians living and working in Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie You may be judged on your fuel efficiency in a new driving test Eco-friendly

You may be judged on your fuel efficiency in a new driving test

The RSA wants your view but it has some of its own ideas.

From TheJournal.ie How should the driving test be changed? Have Your Say

How should the driving test be changed?

The Road Safety Authority wants your input.

From TheJournal.ie Fireworks, mobile phones and three types of drugs seized in Dublin War On Drugs

Fireworks, mobile phones and three types of drugs seized in Dublin

Gardaí said the house they searched was unoccupied at the time and no arrests were made.

From TheJournal.ie Driving licence centre closed - because it was too busy Traffic Jam

Driving licence centre closed - because it was too busy

The Road Safety Authority says that you should book in advance.

From TheJournal.ie Breach on new driving licence website affects 721 people Driving Licence

Breach on new driving licence website affects 721 people

The ‘Contact Us’ form on the new website was not refreshing as quickly as it should have and so details of users remained when the next users went to fill it in.

From TheJournal.ie National Driver Licence Service is back up and running today Driving Licence

National Driver Licence Service is back up and running today

Extra staff has been brought in to ensure things run smoothly in the centres today.

From TheJournal.ie Applying for a driving licence? New rules come into force today Vroom Vroom

Applying for a driving licence? New rules come into force today

A new plastic credit card-style licence will replace the pink paper licence.

Alan Hughes fails his driving test on camera

He had to retake it for Ireland AM. It didn’t go too well.

The 11 stages of getting your driving licence

Can’t talk, I’m reversing round a corner.

From TheJournal.ie Luke 'Ming' Flanagan to 'tell all' about wiping of penalty points from his licence Penalty Points

Luke 'Ming' Flanagan to 'tell all' about wiping of penalty points from his licence

Flanagan said gardaí contacted him offering to remove the points from his record.

From TheJournal.ie Photo professionals to meet with RSA over new driving licence Driving Licence

Photo professionals to meet with RSA over new driving licence

Photo ID Professionals had said in November that the new licence system could cost jobs, while pharmacists said it would also impact on them.

From TheJournal.ie Pharmacists claim new driving licence system will have 'devastating' effect Driving Licence

Pharmacists claim new driving licence system will have 'devastating' effect

Pharmacists say the new credit card-style driving licence system will remove the need to get photos taken at a shop.

From TheJournal.ie IT work needed before foreign drivers can accrue penalty points Penalty Points

IT work needed before foreign drivers can accrue penalty points

Leo Varadkar says that while a new law allows drivers without Irish licences to get points, the IT isn’t in place to implement it.

From TheJournal.ie Parking fines to be halved for those who pay promptly? Driving

Parking fines to be halved for those who pay promptly?

Compulsory driving lessons for secondary students and reminders for drivers about NCT renewal dates are also among the proposals from an Oireachtas committee.

Austrian man wins three-year battle to wear pasta strainer on driving licence photo

Niko Alm wanted to wear the upturned pasta strainer because he worships the Flying Spaghetti Monster.

From TheJournal.ie New road safety laws to include lower drink-drive limit for learners Road Safety

New road safety laws to include lower drink-drive limit for learners

The laws will also include a new restricted licence, and putting the Road Safety Authority in charge of the driving licence system.

From TheJournal.ie New scheme for learner drivers comes into effect today Learner Drivers

New scheme for learner drivers comes into effect today

The Essential Driving Training scheme is being rolled out from today – meaning learner drivers will be required to complete 12 hours of lessons with an approved driving instructor before sitting their test.

From TheJournal.ie Instructors slam new rules for mandatory driving lessons Driving

Instructors slam new rules for mandatory driving lessons

New rules will require drivers to have at least 12 hours of lessons before applying for a learner permit – costing around €400.