Automatic Driving Lessons In North Dublin COVID 19 Update
All Driving Tests are currently suspended until further notice.
Driver Theory Test (DTT)
The Driver Theory Test Service is suspended until further notice to COVID-19. The period of validity for the driver theory test certificate due to expire between 1 March 2020 and 30 June 2020 inclusive have had that date extended by 4 months. Please see here for more information.
Candidates who have a driver theory test scheduled will be contacted to notify them that their test will be rescheduled free of charge when the service resumes. Updates around the re-starting of tests will be published on www.theorytest.ie
Prometric has advised that it will continue to provide a service in emergency cases and arrangements for this will be published on their website www.theorytest.ie
See here for frequently asked questions about COVID-19 and the Driver Theory Test.
National Driver Licence Service (NDLS)
The National Driver Licence Service (NDLS) is suspended until further notice. Driving licenses and Learner Permits due to expire between 1 March 2020 and 30 June 2020 inclusive have had their date of expiry extended by 4 months. Please see here for more information.
Please see ndls.ie for all other information relating to the National Driver Licence Service.
Further temporary relaxation of EU driving and resting time rules due to COVID-19. This extension includes additional measures, which will apply from 17 April to 31 May 2020. See here
National Car Testing Service (NCTS)
The National Car Testing Service (NCT) is suspended until further notice. Vehicles with a test that was or will be due on or after 28 March 2020 have that test date extended by 4 months. Please see here for more information.
Please see here for more information on the suspension of the NCTS.
Driver Certificate of Professional Competence (Driver CPC)
Due to the restrictions imposed by the Covid-19 crisis and in order to ensure a continuous flow of goods within the EU, drivers with valid Irish Driver CPC cards that are due to expire during the current Covid 19 outbreak will be granted an extension of a maximum of six months up to the 26th September 2020. The RSA will adopt some discretion for cards that expired from week commencing the 9th of March but not before. This is not an amnesty for drivers who did not take training and allowed their CPC cards to expire. Please see here for more details.
Commercial Vehicle Roadworthiness Testing (CVRT)
The Commercial Vehicle Testing System is suspended until further notice. Vehicles with a test that was or will be due on or after 28 March have that test date extended by 3 months. Please see here for more information.
Commercial vehicle owners have the responsibility to ensure their vehicle(s) are maintained in a roadworthy condition when used on a public road. Further information on vehicle maintenance can be found here.
Tachograph Card Applications
The RSA are continuing to process Tachograph card applications without any current delays. Our processing team are working remotely which may result in delays going forward, but we will endeavour to keep any delays to a minimum. To assist with this, it is vital that all applications for driver cards are correctly completed and all requested supporting documentation being supplied is in order. The RSA recommends that applicants use the on-line digital tachograph system apply here rather than the traditional paper-based application forms.
The following RSA education services have been suspended until further notice
- The Check it fits , see here for more information
- The National Road Safety Education Service
- The Interactive Road Safety Shuttle
- Roll Over Simulator
The RSA refers you to the HSE Coronavirus- COVID-19 Public Health Advice and Guidance as per the following link; https://www2.hse.ie/conditions/coronavirus/coronavirus.html
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