Six tips for drivers using digital tachographs

Digital Tachographs Digital Tachographs were introduced to certain types of vehicles on May 1st 2006, however what do you need to know if you haven’t used one before or you haven’t used a digital tachograph card for a while. Digital Tachographs are a daily...

Newlands Cross

  The Newlands Cross flyover on the N7 has been officially opened by Minister for Transport Paschal Donohoe. The road will be open to traffic on Thursday, 20th November 2014 The upgrade will provide a continuous free-flowing route between the M50 Red Cow...

New Guidance on Medical Fitness to Drive

New Medical Guidelines for at work drivers The National Programme for Traffic Medicine, a joint initiative between the Road Safety Authority (RSA) and the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland (RCPI), today launched Sláinte agus Tiomáint Medical Fitness to Drive...
Distracted Driving are you guilty?

Distracted Driving are you guilty?

Distracted Driving and our perceptions Liberty Insurance contacted me recently regarding their recent survey amongst Irish drivers around the area of distraction. Self reported examples of Distracted Driving are: Digital Distraction (13%) Eating while driving (9%)...
Penalties for not having your Driver CPC

Penalties for not having your Driver CPC

Penalties for non-compliance So your man in the truck or bus beside you has no Driver CPC done, and he’s proud of it. So what’s going to happen, here’s what the RSA have published in recent times as to the penalties. If you are a professional driver...