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BREAKING NEWS - Ennis Test Centre Temporary Move [22 May 2016]


The RSA has had to temporarily cease testing due to it's planned temporary move from the Kilrush Road Driving Test Centre in Ennis to the a new address: - Cusack Room Leisure Centre, Treacy’s West County Hotel, Clare Road, Ennis, Co Clare. Testing commences from the new location from Tuesday 7th June, 2016. All test categories that were available from the previous location at Kilrush Road will also be available at the new location. Google Map Link





ARTICLE - Driver fatigue causes 1 in 5 road deaths


Motorists are also 13 times more likely to have a tiredness-related collision in the early morning than in the mid-morning or afternoon, with most fatigue-related injuries occurring between 2am – 6 am and 3pm – 5 pm. READ THE ARTICLE





NEW RATES FROM RSA EFFECTIVE FROM 1 FEBRUARY 2011


The Road Safety Authority (RSA) has announced that the fee for the driving test is increasing by €10 from €75 to €85 for cars & motorcycles and from €110 to €120 for trucks and buses effective today Tuesday 25th January 2010. The fee for the Driver Theory Test is increasing by €5 from €35.60 to €40.60 with effect from 1 February 2011.





ARTICLE from the TRIBUNE in relation to unlicensed driving instructors


The Tribune wrote a article on unlicensed driving instructors this week, It would be no harm to have a read. For peace of mind, please make sure you are being instructed by a RSA / ADI approved instructor. ARTICLE





NEW RULES FOR CAR LEARNER DRIVERS FROM APRIL 2011


From 4 April 2011 all new First Time Car Learner Permit holders will be required to undertake mandatory initial basic training (IBT) with an approved driving instructor (ADI). The course will be 12 hours for car licences. Learner drivers in posession of a Learner Permit issued in advance of 6 April 2011 will not be subject to the new initial basic training (IBT) requirements. See the RSA's full announcement on Click here




THEORY TEST to be revised and Hazard Perception Test to be introduced


The RSA has announced that the current Driver Theory Test question bank and supporting learning materials will be reconfigured to make it more effective as a learning tool. This is planned for the second half of 2011. As part fo a series of measures to protect learner and inexperienced drivers the RSA also announced that a standard Hazard Perception Test will be developed and carried out during the novice driver phase. The hazard perception test will specifically address risk taking and perception of risk among novice drivers. See the RSA's full announcement on Click here




NEW ID REQUIREMENTS for DTT Tests - From 1st October 2010


From 1st October 2010, DTT Theory Test candidates must bring Two identical Passport sized Photographs with them to the test centre, AS WELL AS a valid and original proof of identity from the list acceptable ID available on the I.D. Requirements page Click here for more information. This is a new requirement and candidates who do not bring both an acceptable proof of identification AND two passport sized photographs will not be allowed t sit their test and will loose their fee. Please be sure to check your confirmation letter or the I.D. Requirements on the DTT Section of this website for further details. (Please note, this new requirement does not apply to ADI, or CPC theory test candidates, who have different ID requirements)




NEW RULES announced to protect LEARNER DRIVERS by RSA


From 6 December 2010 for Motorcycles and 4 April 2011 for Cars all new First Time Learner Permit holders will be required to undertake mandatory initial basic training (IBT) with an approved driving instructor (ADI). The course will be 16 hours for motorcycle and 12 hours for car licences See the RSA‘s full announcement on Click Here for more information.




THEORY TEST to be revised and Hazard Perception Test to be introduced


The RSA has announced that the current Driver Theory Test question bank and supporting learning materials will be reconfigured to make it more effective as a learning tool. This is planned for the second half of 2011. As part fo a series of measures to protect learner and inexperienced drivers the RSA also announced that a standard Hazard Perception Test will be developed and carried out during the novice driver phase. The hazard perception test will specifically address risk taking and perception of risk among novice drivers. See the RSA‘s full announcement on Click Here for more information.




POLISH LANGUAGE VOICEOVER FOR MOTORCYCLE, CAR, TRUCK and BUS DRIVER THEORY TESTS


From 3rd August 2010, a Voiceover in the Polish language will be available on Driver Theory Tests in the following categories: Category `A´ (Motorcycle), `B´ (Car), `C´ (Truck) and `D´ (Bus). These tests are available in all 43 driver theory test locations around the country. Driver Theory Tests will be presented in English on the screen, and a translation in the Polish language of the questions and answers can be listened to using headphones provided. These Polish Voiceover tests can be scheduled directly on www.theorytest.ie or by calling the Contact Centre on 1890 606 106. Please note this facility is only available for the test categories mentioned above.


POLSKI LEKTOR PODCZAS EGZAMINÓW TEORETYCZNYCH NA MOTOCYKL, SAMOCHODY OSOBOWE I CIĘŻAROWE oraz AUTOBUS czytaj dalej


Od 3 sierpień 2010, będzie możliwość zdawania egzaminu teoretycznego na prawo jazdy z polskim lektorem w następujących kategoriach: A (motocykl), B (samochód osobowy), C (samochód ciężarowy) oraz D (autobus). Egzamin z polskim lektorem będzie możliwy we wszystkich 43 ośrodkach egzaminacyjnych na terenie całego kraju. Pytania podczas egzaminu będą wyświetlane na ekranie po angielsku, a pytania i odpowiedzi po polsku będą słyszalne przez słuchawki. Na egzamin z polskim lektorem można się zapisać bezpośrednio na stronie www.theorytest.ie lub pod numerem telefonu 1890 606 106. Egzamin z polskim lektorem jest możliwy tylko dla wyżej wymienionych kategorii.




NEW VERSION of Driver Theory Test BOOK "<" CD-ROM


To prepare to pass the Driver Theory Test candidates should study 4th Edition - May 2009 of the Official Driver Theory Test Book and CD-Rom (Blue Cover)which is available to buy on-line at www.theorytest.ie and in bookstores nationwide A significant revision of the Driver Theory Test came into effect on 30 May 2009. Approximately 10% of question bank has been refreshed and updated across all licence categories. The complete list of updated questions is published in the 4th Edition of the Book and CD-Rom. Aproximately 140 questions out of 1400 have been amended, updated or replaced. These include a number of legislative changes to licensing regulations, the introduction of Digital Tachographs, and changes to speed limit rules. New Stopping distance information in the Rules of the Road have been added. Updates to Hazard Perception questions are also included which test a candidate‘s ability to analyse a potentially hazardous situation and select the correct course of action. The improvements to the test are designed to be a more thorough examination of a candidates‘ knowledge and understanding of the rules of the road and the safety considerations behind these rules. It will assist them to become safer drivers.




PASS YOUR THEORY TEST FIRST TIME - BOOK "<" CD Special Offer


" Take Practice Tests Using the Actual Questions and Screens You Will See In Your Test" --- To help Candidates better prepare for their Driver Theory Test, for a limited period only we are offering a Special Offer on the combined "Official Driver Theory Test 4th Edition - Book and CD-Rom Pack". At a discounted price of €33 (including delivery) you will save 25% on the normal price. This is less than the cost of buying them in book shops. You will receive both the Book and CD-Rom to help you prepare for your theory test. The book contains all the up to date questions used in the Driver Theory Test and with the CD-ROM you can take practice tests using the actual screens and questions you will see in the real test. That way you can be sure you are well prepared to pass your test first time. This offer is only available on-line from our web site web site.




Practice Test Now Available on Your Mobile Phone


A new Mobile Phone Practice Test Service is now available. To help candidates preparing for their car theory test 4 different practice theory tests can be downloaded on to your Mobile Phone for a fee. You can practice on real questions based on the Official Driver Theory Test question bank to see if you are ready to take the theory test. You can start and stop the test at any time, practice on questions that are used in the actual test, instantly be told if you have passed or failed, see what questions you got wrong and take the test again as many times as you like. This is a flexible and convenient way for candidates who have studied the Official Driver Theory Test Book and CD-ROM to see if they are ready to take and pass the car theory test. To access the service candidates simply Text PDTT1 or PDTT2 or PDTT3 or PDTT4 To 57800. Four different practice tests are available to download at a cost of € 5 per download.