MANDATORY TESTING FOR ALL MOTORCYCLES

EUROPEAN UNION ANNOUNCES MANDATORY TESTING FOR ALL MOTORCYCLES   If you own a motorcycle more than six years old read this. The European Commission proposes to include all types of powered two wheelers into a regulation on periodic roadworthiness tests and calls...

Driver CPC Penalties

Driver CPC Penalties   You must have completed and passed the Driver CPC exam to gain an initial Driver CPC qualification. If you are an were already an existing licence holder for buses before 10th September 2009 or trucks 10th September 2010 you gained what is...
Importance of Regular Eye Tests for Drivers

Importance of Regular Eye Tests for Drivers

  New Visual Standards for Driving In December 2010, the Road Safety Authority issued new visual standards for driving. This was widely welcomed by optometrists, eye specialists and other medical practitioners. Learners – Full Licence Holders and those over 70...

What does the term grey fleet drivers mean

Sometimes the term ‘Grey Fleet’ drivers are spoken about when discussing driving for work matters. But what exactly is a ‘Grey Fleet Driver’? Grey Fleet drivers are that drivers that drive their own vehicles on company related journeys. If you drive your...

Driver CPC Kilkenny – does the order matter?

Driver CPC Modules Driver CPC for professional drivers has been with us now for a while and some drivers are wondering if the order they do the modules in has any relevance? There are 6 modules covering the training requirement Driver CPC Modules: Module 1: Control of...

St Patrick’s Day on Irish Roads

Last year 2011 was a great year for the Road Safety Authority given the reduction in road fatalities to their lowest level ever. The year finished with 186 persons having lost their life which was down from 212 on the previous year 2012 the lowest year on record up to...