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# nct - Wednesday 21 October, 2020

Here's how the RSA's driving services and NCT services are affected under Level 5
# Driving
# Driving

Here's how the RSA's driving services and NCT services are affected under Level 5

Oct 21st 2020, 9:30 PM 54,912 Views 30 Comments

Driver theory tests are being suspended for a period of six weeks.

# nct - Friday 19 June, 2020

'We've been thrown to the lions': Taxi drivers could be off the road for weeks due to NCT delays
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

'We've been thrown to the lions': Taxi drivers could be off the road for weeks due to NCT delays

Jun 19th 2020, 12:05 AM 40,555 Views 45 Comments

Some drivers can’t get NCT appointments before their taxi licence expires.

# nct - Saturday 6 June, 2020

From Monday, 15 NCT service centres, and 20 NDLS centres will reopen
# Back At The Wheel
# Back At The Wheel

From Monday, 15 NCT service centres, and 20 NDLS centres will reopen

Jun 6th 2020, 6:58 PM 43,959 Views 23 Comments

Here’s the list of centres that are opening again, and the rules in place if you’re using them.

# nct - Monday 30 March, 2020

No need to worry if your NCT has just gone out of date - the Government's going to extend their expiration dates
# Extension
# Extension

No need to worry if your NCT has just gone out of date - the Government's going to extend their expiration dates

Mar 30th 2020, 1:53 PM 75,757 Views 51 Comments

The new measures are expected to be published in the coming days.

# nct - Saturday 28 March, 2020

NCT and other vehicle and licence services suspended until further notice
# Driving
# Driving

NCT and other vehicle and licence services suspended until further notice

Mar 28th 2020, 6:23 PM 46,398 Views 57 Comments

Shane Ross is looking at measures to extend the period of validity of licences and NCT certificates.

# nct - Thursday 26 March, 2020

NCT remains open during coronavirus shutdown - but some customers aren't turning up anyway
# Test Centres
# Test Centres

NCT remains open during coronavirus shutdown - but some customers aren't turning up anyway

Mar 26th 2020, 12:05 AM 49,441 Views 92 Comments

Test centres have introduced measures to tackle the spread of Covid-19.

# nct - Friday 14 February, 2020

All defective NCT lifts won't be back in service until end of April as faults found in 85
# Out Of Service
# Out Of Service

All defective NCT lifts won't be back in service until end of April as faults found in 85

Feb 14th 2020, 9:07 PM 29,794 Views 59 Comments

85 of the country’s 106 NCT vehicle lifts are in need of repair.

# nct - Friday 31 January, 2020

Full NCT tests resume on limited basis at six centres around the country
# SAFETY INSPECTION
# SAFETY INSPECTION

Full NCT tests resume on limited basis at six centres around the country

Jan 31st 2020, 9:49 PM 28,533 Views 33 Comments

The reinstated vehicle inspection lifts will only be used for taxi drivers and those who are due to undergo a driving test.

# nct - Thursday 30 January, 2020

Motorists taking NCT will have to return at a later date to complete test and receive full certificate
# Nct
# Nct

Motorists taking NCT will have to return at a later date to complete test and receive full certificate

Updated Jan 30th 2020, 9:23 PM 54,019 Views 100 Comments

If stopped by gardaí without a full NCT certificate, motorists are urged to show gardaí a report issued to them by the NCTS.

# nct - Wednesday 29 January, 2020

Part of NCT test suspended with immediate effect over safety checks on vehicle lifts
# SAFETY INSPECTION
# SAFETY INSPECTION

Part of NCT test suspended with immediate effect over safety checks on vehicle lifts

Updated Jan 29th 2020, 8:25 PM 58,214 Views 68 Comments

It comes one day after MOT testing in Northern Ireland was suspended due to similar issues.

# nct - Tuesday 28 January, 2020

All testing of cars for North's equivalent of NCT cancelled due to 'lift faults'
# Testing
# Testing

All testing of cars for North's equivalent of NCT cancelled due to 'lift faults'

Jan 28th 2020, 3:07 PM 16,182 Views 18 Comments

The MOT is the Northern Ireland equivalent of the NCT.

# nct - Tuesday 13 August, 2019

Here are the cars most likely to pass the NCT - Hyundai Trajet owners look away now
# Pass/fail
# Pass/fail

Here are the cars most likely to pass the NCT - Hyundai Trajet owners look away now

Aug 13th 2019, 6:20 AM 96,135 Views 78 Comments

The oldest vehicle submitted for a NCT last year was a 1932 Rolls Royce which passed the test.

# nct - Monday 15 October, 2018

NCT contract worth €650 million up for grabs for ten years to 2030
# Testing Times
# Testing Times

NCT contract worth €650 million up for grabs for ten years to 2030

Oct 15th 2018, 12:05 AM 27,683 Views 40 Comments

Applus, the company which currently operates the test, made €6.5 million in profit last year, down 20% from 2016.

# nct - Tuesday 7 August, 2018

NCT firm right to fire test centre worker who allegedly told customer 'f**k off', WRC rules
# WRC
# WRC

NCT firm right to fire test centre worker who allegedly told customer 'f**k off', WRC rules

Aug 7th 2018, 2:54 PM 33,725 Views 0 Comments

The WRC found that the man’s unfair dismissal complaint against his formal employer “is not well founded”.

# nct - Monday 30 July, 2018

Looking for reliability? Here are the top 10 cars for passing the NCT first time
# Buying Advice
# Buying Advice

Looking for reliability? Here are the top 10 cars for passing the NCT first time

Jul 30th 2018, 3:17 PM 31,137 Views 41 Comments

And they’re probably not the ones you’d expect.

# nct - Saturday 2 June, 2018

'First of its kind' tractor-testing course launched
# Nct For Tractors
# Nct For Tractors

'First of its kind' tractor-testing course launched

Jun 2nd 2018, 7:30 AM 20,779 Views 40 Comments

A new EU directive requires commercial tractors to undergo a special roadworthiness test.

# nct - Wednesday 28 February, 2018

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

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

Feb 28th 2018, 6:01 AM 22,735 Views 11 Comments

What if you have to be on the road?

# nct - Sunday 28 January, 2018

Gardaí caught a few people acting the maggot on Irish roads this weekend
# Ah Here
# Ah Here

Gardaí caught a few people acting the maggot on Irish roads this weekend

Jan 28th 2018, 3:55 PM 125,803 Views 76 Comments

A number of fines were issued.

# nct - Friday 5 January, 2018

Airport worker awarded €50,000 after being sacked for refusing to drive uninsured vehicle
# Unfair Dismissal
# Unfair Dismissal

Airport worker awarded €50,000 after being sacked for refusing to drive uninsured vehicle

Jan 5th 2018, 3:31 PM 90,904 Views 79 Comments

The man refused to drive a company vehicle that didn’t have tax, insurance or NCT discs.

# nct - Monday 13 November, 2017

5 of the most common NCT failures (and how to prevent against them)
# Car Check-up
# Car Check-up

5 of the most common NCT failures (and how to prevent against them)

Nov 13th 2017, 5:32 PM 33,151 Views 13 Comments

These essential pre-test checks could save you time and money.

# nct - Monday 4 September, 2017

Here's the number one reason for vehicles failing the NCT
# Nct
# Nct

Here's the number one reason for vehicles failing the NCT

Sep 4th 2017, 3:54 PM 8,278 Views 1 Comment

Motorists advised to build in a free tyre check at a reputable tyre outlet as part of pre-NCT checks.

# nct - Monday 7 August, 2017

Driver tries to forge their insurance disc, fails miserably
# Altered State
# Altered State

Driver tries to forge their insurance disc, fails miserably

Aug 7th 2017, 11:16 AM 52,932 Views 89 Comments

See if you can spot what the guards spotted.

# nct - Wednesday 31 May, 2017

Disqualified driver caught drinking bottle of beer and using phone had no tax, insurance or NCT
# Caught Rapid
# Caught Rapid

Disqualified driver caught drinking bottle of beer and using phone had no tax, insurance or NCT

May 31st 2017, 9:12 PM 49,611 Views 57 Comments

Other than not wearing a seatbelt, there’s not many more offences left.

# nct - Friday 19 May, 2017

Here are the places where you're most likely to pass your NCT
# Road Worthy
# Road Worthy

Here are the places where you're most likely to pass your NCT

May 19th 2017, 12:21 PM 32,492 Views 64 Comments

Kilkenny had the highest pass rate in the country last year, while Clifden had the lowest.

# nct - Saturday 8 April, 2017

Gardaí stop driver for wearing no seatbelt, find fake tax and insurance discs
# Operation Thor
# Operation Thor

Gardaí stop driver for wearing no seatbelt, find fake tax and insurance discs

Apr 8th 2017, 6:27 PM 93,432 Views 83 Comments

It’s been a busy day for gardaí checking for valid tax and insurance.

# nct - Wednesday 29 March, 2017

This is how a court case in Leitrim blew the latest garda scandal wide open
# Finger On The Pulse
# Finger On The Pulse

This is how a court case in Leitrim blew the latest garda scandal wide open

Mar 29th 2017, 5:23 PM 93,503 Views 56 Comments

The massaging of figures is now feared to extend into other garda departments.

# nct - Friday 10 March, 2017

QUIZ: How Much of a Car Expert Are You?
# Sponsored By Ford
# Sponsored By Ford

QUIZ: How Much of a Car Expert Are You?

Mar 10th 2017, 2:39 PM 24,549 Views 25 Comments

Vroom vroom – let’s find out.

# nct - Tuesday 7 March, 2017

Two men jailed for passing cars in NCT scam
# Jailed
# Jailed

Two men jailed for passing cars in NCT scam

Mar 7th 2017, 6:11 AM 32,127 Views 40 Comments

The men were to get €100 between them for their role although no money was ever exchanged.

# nct - Monday 9 January, 2017

Driver stopped for not wearing seatbelt - has no licence, insurance, NCT or tax
# Clean Sweep
# Clean Sweep

Driver stopped for not wearing seatbelt - has no licence, insurance, NCT or tax

Jan 9th 2017, 9:15 PM 51,459 Views 57 Comments

Their 4×4 was seized and they will appear in court.

# nct - Monday 17 October, 2016

Dear Driver: How can I tell when my car is due its NCT?
# Dear Driver
# Dear Driver

Dear Driver: How can I tell when my car is due its NCT?

Oct 17th 2016, 12:35 PM 34,748 Views 0 Comments

Got a motoring question or looking for some advice? We’re here to help.

# nct - Sunday 24 July, 2016

Gardaí stop to help driver with flat tyre ... end up impounding car
# That Escalated Quickly
# That Escalated Quickly

Gardaí stop to help driver with flat tyre ... end up impounding car

Jul 24th 2016, 7:40 PM 54,487 Views 62 Comments

The driver had no insurance, no NCT certificate or no tax.

# nct - Monday 11 July, 2016

How to get your car to pass the NCT
# Nct
# Nct

How to get your car to pass the NCT

Jul 11th 2016, 12:31 PM 11,400 Views 1 Comment

Do you know that half of all motors failed the test last year? Don’t be one of those…

# nct - Friday 22 April, 2016

Road safety boss hits back after RTÉ programme claims NCT test flawed
# Mahameters
# Mahameters

Road safety boss hits back after RTÉ programme claims NCT test flawed

Apr 22nd 2016, 10:36 AM 24,838 Views 94 Comments

A RTÉ Investigation Unit programme questioned how tests were carried out on a car’s shock absorbers.

# nct - Sunday 6 March, 2016

Every Irish motorist will identify with this gas sketch
# Me Nerves
From The Daily Edge
# Me Nerves

Every Irish motorist will identify with this gas sketch

Mar 6th 2016, 10:54 AM 5,323 Views 1 Comment

Oh Jesus.

# nct - Wednesday 11 November, 2015

NCT inspector apparently refused to test car because there were dog hairs in it
# Really Pawful
# Really Pawful

NCT inspector apparently refused to test car because there were dog hairs in it

Nov 11th 2015, 1:55 PM 26,209 Views 87 Comments

A TD made the claim in the Dáil today.

# nct - Friday 3 July, 2015

Not even NCT centres are safe on Cork and Kerry Munster final weekend
# Rearview Mirror
From The42
# Rearview Mirror

Not even NCT centres are safe on Cork and Kerry Munster final weekend

Jul 3rd 2015, 11:43 AM 7,163 Views 3 Comments

Michael Cussen had to pop down to get the car checked this morning.

# nct - Saturday 18 April, 2015

The waiting lists for an NCT are ridiculously long at the moment...
# Gridlock
# Gridlock

The waiting lists for an NCT are ridiculously long at the moment...

Apr 18th 2015, 7:15 AM 20,872 Views 84 Comments

And it’s all because of penalty points. Hang about though, it might not all be bad news…

# nct - Saturday 14 March, 2015

9 unique stresses of doing the bloody NCT
# Driving Me Crazy
From The Daily Edge
# Driving Me Crazy

9 unique stresses of doing the bloody NCT

Mar 14th 2015, 9:30 AM 5,734 Views 4 Comments

Is it that time of year again already?

# nct - Tuesday 3 March, 2015

Getting an NCT soon? 24-hour testing among changes to speed it up
# Inspection
# Inspection

Getting an NCT soon? 24-hour testing among changes to speed it up

Mar 3rd 2015, 10:49 PM 20,296 Views 52 Comments

More staff and new lanes are also coming on stream.

# nct - Thursday 15 January, 2015

NCT delays are making 'an ass of the law', apparently
# Penalty Points
# Penalty Points

NCT delays are making 'an ass of the law', apparently

Jan 15th 2015, 4:32 PM 31,129 Views 72 Comments

Have you had trouble getting an appointment?

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