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# nct - Friday 12 December, 2014

200,000 penalty points will now NOT be cancelled
# Loopholes
# Loopholes

200,000 penalty points will now NOT be cancelled

Dec 12th 2014, 12:28 PM 10,776 Views 36 Comments

It was thought that errors in updating the Road Traffic Act could have meant large numbers of points being written off.

# nct - Monday 8 December, 2014

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

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

Dec 8th 2014, 8:09 AM 55,903 Views 146 Comments

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
# Don't Panic
# Don't Panic

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

Nov 26th 2014, 6:30 AM 42,504 Views 356 Comments

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
# Road Safety Authority
# Road Safety Authority

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

Jun 19th 2014, 1:30 PM 5,584 Views 12 Comments

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
# Take 5
# Take 5

The 5 at 5: Monday

Oct 14th 2013, 4:46 PM 7,606 Views 0 Comments

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

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

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

Oct 14th 2013, 10:16 AM 15,794 Views 62 Comments

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
# Light Up
# Light Up

Motorists to be hit with fines for broken lights

Feb 19th 2013, 12:11 PM 17,467 Views 132 Comments

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
# Dangerous Driving
# Dangerous Driving

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

Aug 6th 2012, 6:40 PM 12,494 Views 88 Comments

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
# Courts
# Courts

Ivor Callely fined €150 for not displaying an NCT disc

Apr 27th 2012, 5:21 PM 6,117 Views 47 Comments

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
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Saturday

Feb 18th 2012, 7:46 PM 5,280 Views 5 Comments

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
# Nct

Varadkar: Eight NCT staff sacked since Prime Time exposé

Feb 18th 2012, 5:03 PM 8,155 Views 26 Comments

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
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Monday

Jan 9th 2012, 8:04 PM 5,585 Views 2 Comments

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
# Motoring
# Motoring

NCT charge to increase by 10 per cent

Jan 9th 2012, 3:40 PM 5,772 Views 43 Comments

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?
# Driving
# Driving

Parking fines to be halved for those who pay promptly?

Aug 8th 2011, 5:27 PM 551 Views 4 Comments

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
# Commute
# Commute

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

Jul 19th 2011, 12:45 PM 447 Views 7 Comments

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
# Nct

Three sacked over NCT revelations

May 19th 2011, 12:42 PM 1,097 Views 0 Comments

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

# nct - Wednesday 18 May, 2011

The 9 at 9: Wednesday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

May 18th 2011, 8:24 AM 3,857 Views 0 Comments

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
# Taxis
# Taxis

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

May 17th 2011, 11:37 AM 2,787 Views 0 Comments

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
# Your Say

Poll: Do you feel safe using an Irish taxi?

May 17th 2011, 10:50 AM 6,440 Views 9 Comments

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