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The RSA Seeks Views on the Future of the Driving Test in Ireland
The Road Safety Authority (RSA) today (June 6) announced the start of a public consultation process on the future of the driving test in Ireland. 2014 also marks the 50th Anniversary of the first driving test in Ireland. The RSA is asking road-users to use the anniversary as an opportunity to voice their opinion on...
Be Luas Aware!
This short video, filmed from the Tram Cabs’ CCTV, shows 10 clips of collisions and near misses where cars and vans ignore red stop lights and take their chances in the face of an on-coming Luas. Don’t do it!
SPSV Compliance Activities – April 2014
A number of general compliance checks and pre-planned operations, many with the assistance of Gardaí, have resulted in a number of successful detections and also prosecutions at court during the first month of operation of the new legislation.
Age Rules for Small Public Service Vehicles
Maximum age limits for all SPSV categories are explained in this information leaflet. Small Public Service Vehicles Age Rules (information leaflet)
SPSV Newsletter Issue 25 April 2014
The Taxi Regulation Act 2013 (other than section 49) came into operation on 6th April 2014. Some of the key provisions of the Act are: The automatic disqualification of driver licence holders convicted of serious offences for specified periods extending up to lifetime disqualification. A prohibition on vehicle licence transfers. Arrangement for the nomination of...
Canal Cordon Trend 2006-2013 Report Published
Report shows public transport – bus, Luas, rail and cycling are all increasingly popular with people travelling into Dublin’s City Centre (between the canals) in the morning rush.
Transfers Ending Notification
The National Transport Authority (NTA) has been informed that Section 14 of the Taxi Regulation Act 2013, which prohibits the transfer of taxi licences, will come into operation on 6th April 2014.
Credit and Debit cards payments authorised sign for SPSVs
Recommendation that all SPSV licence holders who are currently accepting credit or debit card payments, display the authorised sign on their roof-sign.
SPSV Licensing Bulletin Feb-April 2014
From 1st April 2014, the National Transport Authority will be changing to a consolidated SPSV service network consisting of 11 vehicle inspection centres, 5 of which will facilitate the skills test programme. This will therefore mean that during the changeover period (March to April) you need to be aware that where you ring to book...