Gas Networks Ireland (GNI) has launched a €2.9 million compressed natural gas (CNG) vehicle grant scheme to support hauliers in opting for cleaner fuel. The scheme will support the purchase of up to 400 gas-powered trucks, buses, and vans to help drive a more sustainable transport sector. It will cover 20% of the difference between […]
Message from the Driver Education | Road Safety Authority | 04th March 2021 > Further Extension to Driver CPC cards > To: All Professional Drivers’, Driver CPC Trainer and Driver CPC Training Organisations > > Due to the continued Covid-19 situation, with effect from 6 March, 2021 driver CPC cards will be further extended by […]
Have Your Say Please note that the public consultation on a possible change to the rules on driving and rest times for bus and coach drivers is currently open and the deadline is 18th February. The mobility package that was agreed upon last year only affects truck drivers but a clause was inserted that the […]
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 […]
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 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 […]
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.
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 […]