Penalty Points New Rules

Penalty Points New Offences added This last week in Ireland bought about a change in the driving landscape as new offences were added to the list of existing offences that attract penalty points. This is on a backdrop of increasing road fatalities since the first year...

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...
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...
New Rural Speed Limit Sign to be introduced

New Rural Speed Limit Sign to be introduced

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...