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New Rural Speed Limit Sign to be introduced

New Rural Speed Limit Sign to be introduced

By on Nov 22, 2013 in Driver CPC, Driver Training, Driving For Work | 0 comments

Post by Driving For Work. In February 2012 the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport established a Working Group to review the Speed Limits that apply to roads in the State. The Working Group was tasked with: - - Reviewing and making recommendations on the existing overall system of Speed Limits - Reviewing and making recommendations on signs that accompany...

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Is advanced driving heading down the road of tech

By on Nov 21, 2013 in Driver Training | 0 comments

Post by Driving For Work. Whenever the Scania system is active, steering, braking, acceleration and gearshifts are not controlled by the driver but controlled by the vehicle. The truck will follow the flow of traffic in the traffic jam, moving and stopping as is necessary. Laterally, the truck will follow the lane that it is currently in or the preceding vehicle if...

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Is it time to ditch the phone whilst driving?

Is it time to ditch the phone whilst driving?

By on Nov 19, 2013 in Driving For Work | 0 comments

Ten years ago it was made illegal to use a mobile phone to talk or text while driving in the UK.  Similiar measures were introduced in Ireland too and currently you can face a 2 penalty point enforcement and a €60 fine for holding a mobile phone whist driving.  Hence came the boom in Hands-free sets as a safe option for in-car conversations by drivers. This is...

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Car and Trailer Driving Licence

Car and Trailer Driving Licence

By on Nov 7, 2013 in Driver Licensing | 0 comments

Car and Trailer Driving Licence Announcement RSA has 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 check whether a driver is entitled to apply for the car and trailer licence the Road Safety Authority (RSA) must be satisfied that the driver...

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