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# nct - Monday 8 December, 2014

Here's everything you can get penalty points for from today

Drivers will be applicable for points under 14 new offences, with increased penalties for a further nine.

# nct - Wednesday 26 November, 2014

NCT about to expire? Urgent cases will get an appointment or get the test for free

The Road Safety Authority said there is no backlog and they are very prepared for the new rules.

# nct - Thursday 19 June, 2014

Driver deaths are down, but "more vulnerable" road users are being killed

The Public Accounts Committee was also told that about 130,000 more cars were taxed this year following an end to the practice where vehicles could be declared as “off-road” after the fact.

# nct - Monday 14 October, 2013

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Two men wearing Halloween masks steal 1,000 NCT certs in Drogheda

The two men were armed with a knife and a baseball bat when they robbed the certificates from the NCT centre.

# nct - Tuesday 19 February, 2013

Motorists to be hit with fines for broken lights

Gardaí can issue an on-the-spot fine and penalties.

# nct - Monday 6 August, 2012

Fail! Over 50 per cent of vehicles did not pass the NCT this year

More than 2,300 vehicles were deemed to be dangerous and failed the test.

# nct - Friday 27 April, 2012

Ivor Callely fined €150 for not displaying an NCT disc

The former Fianna Fáil politician appeared in Dublin District Court this afternoon and was given two months to pay the fine.

# nct - Saturday 18 February, 2012

The Daily Fix: Saturday

Your evening round-up of the day’s biggest news stories, as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed.

Varadkar: Eight NCT staff sacked since Prime Time exposé Nct

Varadkar: Eight NCT staff sacked since Prime Time exposé

Leo Varadkar says three staff were sacked as a result of RTÉ’s show, while another five members have since been dismissed.

# nct - Monday 9 January, 2012

The Daily Fix: Monday

In tonight’s fix: Calls to negotiate a second bailout, Gardaí investigate woman’s death in nursing home, and which celebrity chef has been a very naughty boy?

NCT charge to increase by 10 per cent

From 1 February, it will now cost you €55 to have your car deemed road-worthy (or not).

# nct - Monday 8 August, 2011

Parking fines to be halved for those who pay promptly?

Compulsory driving lessons for secondary students and reminders for drivers about NCT renewal dates are also among the proposals from an Oireachtas committee.

# nct - Tuesday 19 July, 2011

Car-sharing scheme could save 50 per cent of commuting costs

A new website has been launched which will enable people to car-share for a variety of events, saving on petrol, tolls etc…

# nct - Thursday 19 May, 2011

Three sacked over NCT revelations Nct

Three sacked over NCT revelations

NCTS takes action following accusations that vehicle inspectors passed cars in return for bribes.

# nct - Wednesday 18 May, 2011

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: Day 2 of the Queen’s trip sees her visit Croke Park; the Olympic torch may stop over in Dublin during its London 2012 tour; and IMF boss’s lawyers claim sex with chambermaid was consensual.

# nct - Tuesday 17 May, 2011

Strong response to Prime Time's exposé of the Irish taxi industry

Spokesperson for the Irish Taxi Federation, John Ussher, and Taxi Regulator Kathleen Doyle have responded to the claims made in last night’s programme about taxi drivers in Ireland.

Poll: Do you feel safe using an Irish taxi? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you feel safe using an Irish taxi?

Last night’s RTE Prime Time Investigates unveiled corruption and criminality in elements of our taxi industry.