Changes across the EU in Driving

Changes across the EU in Driving

Driving Age Raised and other changes   January 2013 was an interesting month from every angle here at SafeDrivingForWork.com The 19th of January was a unique day across the EU which saw the introduction of the new EU Driving Licence across member states. The age...

Motor Tax Goods Vehicles 2013

Goods Vehicles Motor Tax Rates Motor tax for Goods Vehicles was increased in the Budget 2012 to the rates below. Goods Vehicles are taxed based on the unladen weight The rates for GOODS VEHICLES (effective 1 January 2013) Unladen Weight (kg) Annual € Half-year €*...

Christmas Road Safety

The Road Safety Authority and An Garda Siochana launched their Road Safety Campaign for Christmas 2012 this week. The campaign focuses on Driver Behaviour. Primarily the campaign focuses on high risk driving behaviour. At  the launch  Over the festive period, there...

Exempt From Motor Tax

Did you know some vehicles are exempt from paying motor tax? Is your vehicle exempt from paying motor tax in Ireland? Believe it or not quite a few vehicle types are mainly those that are involved with the rescue services, state owned and diplomatic vehicles and some...

Private Car Tax Rates to Rise

Private Car Tax Rates from January 2013 Private car motor tax rates are to rise in January 2013 following another budget which saw increases in taxes generally (no mater what they say) and reductions in some basic rights such as unemployment assistance and child...

Penalty Points most common offences

What’s the most common driving offence in Ireland to attract penalty points? It’s not drink driving as many people people think – it’s speeding. Penalty points introduced 10 years ago in 2002 have been very effective according to road safety...