Passenger Transport

RSA Update for Driver CPC Training 31 Dec 2020

RSA Update for Driver CPC Training 31 Dec 2020   As you are all aware the Government has announced Level 5 restrictions across the State from midnight 30th December until 31 st January 2021 in a bid to curtail the spread of Covid-19.   Although the country is moving to Level 5 the RSA’s position […]

Temporary relaxation of EU driving and resting time rules

The temporary relaxation of EU driving and resting time rules to assist HGV drivers facing Brexit delays at Dublin and Rosslare ports Introduction: The Road Safety Authority (RSA), in consultation with the Department of Transport, has agreed to grant a temporary exception from certain provisions of the EU driving and resting time rules.  It will […]

RSA Public Consultation

RSA – Public consultation on government’s Road Safety Strategy 2021-2030

RSA – Public consultation on government’s Road Safety Strategy 2021-2030 The Road Safety Authority is currently working with stakeholders and key agencies to develop the next government Road Safety Strategy for the period 2021-2030 and wishes to obtain the views of the public and a wide range of interested groups. Please view the background document for further […]

Truck Parking

The French government has introduced two new rules about starting the weekly rest too late

The French government has introduced two new rules about starting the weekly rest too late. There are fines of 750 or 1500 euros for not starting the weekend rest on time.

EU Drivers Hours rules change today: 20th August 2020

  From today, Thursday 20th August 2020, there will be some changes to EU Drivers Hours rules. These include: A major reform of the EU road transport sector, known as the mobility package. The new rules will improve drivers’ working conditions, introduce special posting rules for drivers in international transport, and update provisions on access […]

Petition

Petition – Private Small Bus Operators Of Ireland Need Help

. Having not moved for 1/2 mile or turned a wheel on the bus, all small to medium bus operators are expected to finance the CVRT testing and continue to undertake all safety checks to prepare for the re-opening of schools at the end of August, with little Government support, according to PSBO spokesperson Brian […]

Rescue/Emergency Lane is also MANDATORY in Belgium

Until now, there was no law in Belgium that road users must make room for ambulances in the event of traffic jams on multi-lane roads. This is will change from October. Brussels; the creation of a rescue lane in the event of a traffic jam on a road with two or more lanes becomes mandatory […]

Mobility Package and the headlines in the media

As soon as Mobility Package was adopted by the European Parliament on July 9, 2020, it was reported in all the media. Almost every report was overwritten with a statement that is so general and out of context that it does not correspond to the truth. And the key message of the heading was often […]