AA Roadwatch helps learner drivers

AA Roadwatch has launched a new “driver’s series” which gives tips for those looking to achieve their drivers licence.  As a result of a pandemic-enforced break, around 1 in every 17 people of driving age in Ireland is waiting for a driving test or theory test.   But worry not, AA Ireland is here to help you reach your goals of getting a full licence by talking you through …

RSA Announces driving licence extension

The Road Safety Authority has announced an extension to driving licences as part of a suite of measures to regularise driving licensing as the COVID-19 pandemic continues. The extension will apply to driving licences expiring from 1 July 2021 to 31 October 2021 with 10 months added to the expiry date in cases where the …

Yellow weather warning issued

The Road Safety Authority is asking Ireland’s road users to slow down after a yellow weather warning for thunderstorms was issued today from 6am to 7pm. The RSA have provided a short video explaining how to stay safe in these harsh conditions: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PiSu7fbq9ks&list=PLi8nqrsVU6hvzmFBXTTAJqiUjDPaQaAqd&index=7 

Confusion around Highway Code changes

IAM RoadSmart the UK’s largest independent road safety charity, is warning all road users, to be patient and cautious when it comes to the Highway Code this summer.  Although changes are going to be put in place, they haven’t yet been put into law. Therefore, all UK road users need to be aware of the current rules that apply.  IAM RoadSmart are using the Summer of Cycling campaign’s announcement as a prompt to revise the present rules to …