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#Driving Test

# driving-test - Friday 1 March, 2019

Over 28,600 people waiting on driving test date - but RSA says backlog is improving

The longest wait times in the country are in Churchtown, Mallow, Skibereen, Sligo, Tralee and Wicklow.

# driving-test - Monday 31 December, 2018

From The Daily Edge Quitting the smokes, learning to drive and self-care: We asked you what your New Year's Resolution is New Year's Resolution

# driving-test - Saturday 29 December, 2018

Did you sit your driving test this year? Here are the pass rates for each RSA test centre for 2018

Data released to TheJournal.ie showed the pass rates for each centre where a car tests was carried out this year.

# driving-test - Tuesday 13 November, 2018

New regulations to make it easier for returning emigrants to get an Irish driving licence

People with non-exchangable full licences will now be able to take the driving test after six rather than 12 EDT lessons.

# driving-test - Tuesday 30 October, 2018

From The Daily Edge Poll: Did you pass your driving test on the first attempt? Driving Test This post contains a poll

Poll: Did you pass your driving test on the first attempt?

Hopefully this will make anyone who has failed feel a little bit better.

# driving-test - Sunday 1 July, 2018

Driving test waiting times drop - but some learners still waiting months

The average wait is nearly 12 weeks but some learners have waited much longer to hear about their test date.

# driving-test - Monday 4 June, 2018

From The Daily Edge We asked you to share your driving test nightmares, and here are the most toe-curling ones Deep Breaths

We asked you to share your driving test nightmares, and here are the most toe-curling ones

You told us how you stayed as cool as a cucumber during your driving test.

# driving-test - Friday 13 April, 2018

Learner drivers could soon be waiting more than a year to do their driving test

Law changes increasing the penalties for learner drivers will lead to a surge in demand for driving tests, Fórsa predict.

# driving-test - Wednesday 28 February, 2018

What happens if you have to cancel your NCT or driving test due to The Beast?

What if you have to be on the road?

# driving-test - Tuesday 2 January, 2018

New booking system for driving tests won't be in place until end of year

In some counties the average waiting time for the test is more than 20 weeks.

# driving-test - Tuesday 19 December, 2017

Poll: Should it be free to do the driving test? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should it be free to do the driving test?

The learner permit costs €35 and it costs €85 to sit the driving test for a standard car.

Opinion: Why is the Irish driving test so hard and so expensive?

The driving test is not really a test of your ability to drive safely; it’s a test of your ability to drive flawlessly for one session, writes Barry Dunning.

# driving-test - Friday 29 September, 2017

From The Daily Edge 9 things you'll understand if you learned to drive in Cork Vroom Vroom

9 things you'll understand if you learned to drive in Cork

“Oh you’re doing the test in WIltoWorst failure rate in the country you know.”

# driving-test - Sunday 3 September, 2017

It's his baby, so where on earth is Paschal Donohoe on the PSC?

Minister for Public Expenditure Paschal Donohoe is as culpable as anyone when it comes to the furore surrounding the Public Services Card. So why is he keeping such a low profile?

# driving-test - Friday 24 February, 2017

Poll: Should elderly motorists be made to take their driving test again? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should elderly motorists be made to take their driving test again?

Transport Minister Shane Ross has said that retesting “is a really good idea”.

Penalty points for mobile phone use could be increased, Ross says

The Transport Minister said he is also looking at the practicalities of additional tests for older drivers.

# driving-test - Monday 4 July, 2016

Learning to drive - the essentials to get you in gear

Learning to drive can be stressful and expensive but we are here to make it that little bit easier.

# driving-test - Monday 22 February, 2016

From The Daily Edge Non-drivers will never understand the joy of nailing the perfect parallel park Parallel Parking

# driving-test - Thursday 15 October, 2015

Where in Dublin are you most likely to pass your driving test?

Less than half of drivers in the capital pass their driving test – but where has the highest pass rate?

# driving-test - Monday 27 July, 2015

From The42 F1 youngster to sit driving test after finishing fourth at Hungarian GP L Plate

F1 youngster to sit driving test after finishing fourth at Hungarian GP

Max Verstappen will use the break to get his road driving licence.

# driving-test - Tuesday 24 February, 2015

Driving instructors will soon be allowed sit in on your test

The initial pilot will take place in Waterford and Thurles over a 6 week period.

# driving-test - Saturday 7 June, 2014

You may be judged on your fuel efficiency in a new driving test

The RSA wants your view but it has some of its own ideas.

# driving-test - Friday 6 June, 2014

How should the driving test be changed?

The Road Safety Authority wants your input.

# driving-test - Friday 9 May, 2014

Planning to take the driver theory or driving test? You need to read this.

Unofficial test websites have ripped off over 5,000 people in last 12 months. Here’s how to avoid them.

# driving-test - Wednesday 5 February, 2014

From The Daily Edge The world just CAN'T understand Irish dad’s reaction to ‘failed’ driving test Sweetin Her Up

The world just CAN'T understand Irish dad’s reaction to ‘failed’ driving test

Jaeshus Chrisht what’s he saying at’all a’tall.

# driving-test - Monday 3 February, 2014

From The Daily Edge Irish dad's reaction to 'failed' driving test goes insanely viral Irish Dad

# driving-test - Tuesday 16 July, 2013

From The Daily Edge You'll only understand these terrors if you've learned to drive L Plates

You'll only understand these terrors if you've learned to drive

In which case, you’ll never forget it.

# driving-test - Sunday 16 June, 2013

Ireland is saying goodbye to the classic driving test feedback form

The Road Safety Authority has started rolling out tablet computers for examiners, meaning candidates won’t get the usual form back.

# driving-test - Sunday 7 April, 2013

Ennis stays top of driving test league tables for 2012

The Clare county town remains just ahead of Sligo as the area where candidates are most likely to pass the driving test.

# driving-test - Monday 3 October, 2011

Warning over unofficial driving test websites

The Road Safety Authority has warned learner drivers not to use unofficial websites – which often charge a fee and take personal information – when booking their theory or driving tests.