• The Road Safety Authority (RSA) – Stop Search Seize

    26th - Jul by   Advance Driver Training



    The Road Safety Authority (RSA) recently took part in filming for the Sky 1 documentary series Stop Search Seize  and the first episode is due to air tonight  (Tuesday 26th July) @8pm.  The programme includes the Customs  Service, An Garda Síochána, relevant local authorities as well as the RSA.

    The series comprises of ten episodes which fo
  • New Road Safety Guidelines Launched for Drivers and Horse-Riders

    5th - Aug by   Advance Driver Training



    New Road Safety Guidelines Launched for Drivers and Horse-Riders

     

    5 August 2015: As the first day of the Dublin Horse Show gets underway, the Road Safety Authority (RSA), Horse Sport Ireland (HSI) and An Garda Síochána have launched a set of guidelines for drivers and horse-riders on how to share the roads safely. The booklet
  • Facebook Competition August 2015

    1st - Aug by   Advance Driver Training



    Facebook Competition August 2015

    Prize: Full Irish Car Driving Licence

    Terms and Conditions

    To enter you must do 4 things:

    1.Like our page https://www.facebook.com/DriverTrainingIreland

    2.Like the competition post

    3.Tag TWO friends

    4.Share the post on your timeline

    All fou
  • Introduction of Fixed Charge Notices for cyclists aims to promote safe cycling practices

    3rd - Jul by   Advance Driver Training



    Introduction of Fixed Charge Notices for cyclists aims to promote safe cycling practices

    Gardaí will be able to issue fines for 7 road traffic offences

    The Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Paschal Donohoe TD, has today (Thursday) announced that he will be introducing Fixed Charge Notices (FCNs) for cyclists who commit cert
  • New Garda power to arrest disqualified drivers to come into force

    19th - Jun by   Advance Driver Training



    New Garda power to arrest disqualified drivers to come into force - Donohoe

    Approximately 10% of drivers disqualified in recent years prosecuted for driving while disqualified

    The Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Paschal Donohoe TD, has signed an Order commencing new powers for An Garda Síochána, allowing them to arrest pe
  • RSA & GARDAI TARGET NEW CAMPAIGN AT CYCLISTS & HGV DRIVERS TO HIGHLIGHT ‘BLIND SPOTS’ ON TRUCKS

    16th - Jun by   Advance Driver Training



    - If you can’t see the driver, the driver can’t see you!

    - 54 Vulnerable Road Users killed in urban areas following collision with trucks

    To mark the start of Bike Week 13th – 21st June, the Road Safety Authority and An Garda Síochána, have today, Monday 15th June, 2015 launch
  • Risk of Hazardous Road Conditions and Freezing Fog – 16 January 2015

    16th - Jan by   Advance Driver Training



    Road Safety Update – Risk of Hazardous Road Conditions and Freezing Fog

    16 January 2015: The Road Safety Authority (RSA) is warning road users of the dangers posed by freezing fog which has been forecast by Met Eireann in many parts of the country over the coming days. Combined with temperatures of minus 1 to minus 6 or minus 7 Celsius, leading to
  • Road Safety Alert – Heavy Rainfall, Strong Winds and Risk of Flooding

    9th - Oct by   Advance Driver Training



    Road Safety Alert – Heavy Rainfall, Strong Winds and Risk of Flooding

    Thursday 30 January 2013: The Road Safety Authority (RSA) is advising all road users to take extra care when using the roads as Met Éireann warn of an Atlantic storm depression that will track to the northwest of the country later Friday night and Saturday leading to strong winds, heavy showers a
  • Friday 25th October is the last day to apply for a driving licence at your local motor tax office

    29th - Apr by   Advance Driver Training



    Please note: 
    Until Friday 25th October 2013, you may continue to apply for your driving licence or learner permit as normal at your local Motor Tax office. From Tuesday 29th October 2013, the application process will change and applications m
  • Do You Know A ‘Leading Light’ In Road Safety?

    29th - Apr by   Advance Driver Training



    Do You Know A ‘Leading Light’ In Road Safety? The Road Safety Authority (RSA) today announced the call for entries to their annual ‘Leading Lights in Road Safety’ Awards. Now in its sixth year, the awards recognise and honour the contribution made by people nationwide to reducing deaths and serious injuries on our roads. Details of how to enter the ‘Leading Lights in Road Safety’ Aw

  • Car and Trailer License Announcement

    29th - Apr by   Advance Driver Training



    Car and Trailer Driving Licence Announcement It has been decided that a person who held a full driving licence for a car before 13 November 1989 and who did not then avail of the car and trailer licence option may now do so. To establish whether a driver is entitled to apply for the car and trailer licence the Road Safety Authority (RSA) must be satisfied that the driver held the car licence befor
  • No tolls for November, Applys to HGVs on M1, M3, M6 & through Limerick Tunnel.

    29th - Apr by   Advance Driver Training



    Motorway tolls for heavy goods vehicles (HGVs) will be lifted for the month of November on four roads to see if it reduces the number of trucks diverting to regional roads and through villages to avoid tolls, Minister for Transport, Tourism & Sport Leo Varadkar has confirmed.

    “I am concerned that large numbers of HGVs continue to use regional and local roads in order to avoid tol