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Written Answers — Driving Tests: Driving Tests (9 Jun 2009) See 1 other result from this answer

Noel Dempsey: Under the Road Safety Authority Act 2006 (Conferral of Functions) Order 2006 (S.I. No. 477 of 2006) this is a matter for the Road Safety Authority (RSA). An exemption for all unapproved driving instructors was granted at the end of December 2008 up to 30 April 2009. At that time there were just over 500 driving instructors through all three Approved Driving Instructor (ADI) stages, the RSA...

Written Answers — Road Safety: Road Safety (20 Apr 2010)

Noel Dempsey: Under section 4 of the Road Safety Authority Act 2006, registration of driving instructors is a function of the Road Safety Authority (RSA). Under the Road Traffic (Driving Instructor Licensing) (No.2) Regulations 2009 (S.I. No. 203 of 2009), authorisation and registration of driving instructors and administration of driving instructor's licences are matters for the Road Safety Authority.

Ceisteanna Eile - Other Questions: Driver Test (12 Nov 2020)

Mick Barry: To be clear, the Minister of State indicated that some driving instructors are opposed to this. There are 2,000 driving instructors in the State. I am not in a position to say that every single one of them is opposed to this, but I am aware that the broad mass of those 2,000 driving instructors oppose what is going on here. It is not just some driving instructors - the Minister of State...

Road Safety Authority Bill 2004: Report Stage (Resumed). (5 Apr 2006) See 8 other results from this debate

Martin Cullen: ...instruction will be certified and monitored. The question of who owns the company providing the tuition is a different issue. The issue before us is the competence of the individual providing driving tuition and whether he or she has achieved the required standard. Under the Bill, which goes much further than legislation in the United Kingdom, instructors will be required to meet...

Road Safety (9 Nov 2011)

Leo Varadkar: I propose to take Questions Nos. 6 and 28 together. The question relates to the drivers' forum that informs the Road Safety Authority regarding driving instructors and driving tests. Responsibility for regulation and oversight of driving instruction rests with the Road Safety Authority, RSA. In accordance with the Road Traffic (Driving Instructors Licensing) (No. 2) Regulations 2009,...

Written Answers — Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport: Driving Instruction Regulation (2 Jul 2013)

Leo Varadkar: Road Traffic (Driving Instructor Licensing) (No. 2) Regulations 2009 sets out the requirements for a person wishing to be registered as an approved driving instructor. The Road Safety Authority (RSA) regulates driving instruction, and maintains a register of Approved Driving Instructors (ADIs). In order to be registered as an ADI, a person must pass three tests, or receive...

Written Answers — Driving Instruction: Driving Instruction (7 Jun 2006) See 1 other result from this answer

Martin Cullen: Proposals developed by my Department for the regulation and quality assurance of driving instruction will involve a test of the competence of individual instructors. A working group comprising representatives of my Department and of instruction interests has formulated the design of the standards that a driving instructor must meet. The standard will set out criteria for entry to the driving...

Written Answers — Driving Instructor Industry: Driving Instructor Industry (7 Mar 2006) See 2 other results from this answer

Martin Cullen: Proposals developed by my Department for the regulation and quality assurance of driving instruction will involve a test of the competence of individual instructors. A working group comprising representatives of my Department and of instruction interests has formulated the design of the standards that a driving instructor must meet. The standard will set out criteria for entry to the driving...

Written Answers — Driving Tests: Driving Tests (24 Nov 2005) See 1 other result from this answer

Martin Cullen: Proposals developed by my Department for the regulation and quality assurance of driving instruction will involve a test of the competence of individual instructors. A working group comprising representatives of my Department and of instruction interests has formulated the design of the standards that a driving instructor must meet. The standard will set out criteria for entry to the driving...

Written Answers — Driving Tests: Driving Tests (24 Nov 2005) See 1 other result from this answer

Martin Cullen: Proposals developed by my Department for the regulation and quality assurance of driving instruction will involve a test of the competence of individual instructors. A working group comprising representatives of my Department and instruction interests has formulated the design of the standards that a driving instructor must meet. The standard will set out criteria for entry to the driving...

Written Answers — Driving Tests: Driving Tests (1 Feb 2006) See 1 other result from this answer

Martin Cullen: Proposals developed by my Department for the regulation and quality assurance of driving instruction will involve a test of the competence of individual instructors. A working group comprising representatives of my Department and of instruction interests has formulated the design of the standards that a driving instructor must meet. The standard will set out criteria for entry to the driving...

Written Answers — Driving Instruction: Driving Instruction (3 May 2006) See 1 other result from this answer

Martin Cullen: I propose to take Questions Nos. 121 and 158 together. Proposals developed by my Department for the regulation and quality assurance of driving instruction will involve a test of the competence of individual instructors. A working group comprising representatives of my Department and of instruction interests has formulated the design of the standards that a driving instructor must meet. The...

Road Safety Authority Bill 2004: Report Stage. (4 Apr 2006) See 2 other results from this debate

Róisín Shortall: I move amendment No. 6: In page 6, line 18, after "driving" to insert "schools and". I am seeking to ensure that the provisions in the Bill will apply not only to driving instructors but to also driving schools because there is a distinction. While a requirement of driving instructors is set down in the legislation, a way can be found to circumvent it by establishing a driving school. Such...

Joint Oireachtas Committee on Transport, Tourism and Sport: Impact of Covid-19 on Driving Instructors: Unite the Union (18 Mar 2021)

Ms Jean O'Dowd: I am a regional officer with Unite the Union. I am accompanied today by Mr. Dominic Brophy, chairperson of Unite's approved driving instructors branch as well as by the branch secretary, Mr. Darragh Dunne, and the branch learning representative, Mr. Aidan Jordan. As the pandemic resulted in ever-longer driver test waiting lists, Unite pointed out that driving instructors...

Written Answers — Driving Tests: Driving Tests (8 May 2008) See 1 other result from this answer

Leo Varadkar: Question 67: To ask the Minister for Transport his views on whether adequate exemptions are being granted to driving instructors who were on the driving instructors register who wish to register as an approved driving instructor; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [15237/08]

Written Answers — Road Safety: Road Safety (23 Feb 2006)

Martin Cullen: ...training for motorcyclists would be introduced. A working group comprising motorcycle interests has been considering the appropriate standards that will apply in this area and the standards that instructors must comply with. Overseeing the introduction of such training will be the responsibility of the proposed road safety authority. Primary legislation is necessary to facilitate the...

Seanad: Road Safety Authority Bill 2004: Report Stage. (24 May 2006) See 4 other results from this debate

Paddy Burke: ...following: "5.—(1) The Authority shall, in the exercise of its functions as prescribed by section 4(1) of this Act, be responsible for setting training standards and ensuring quality control of driving instructors. (2) Without prejudice to subsection (3) of this section, the Authority shall assume such functions in respect of driving instructors as are conferred on the Minister by, and...

Written Answers — Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport: Driver Test (8 Oct 2020)

Eamon Ryan: While it is the case that a learner driver must be accompanied by a fully licensed driver at all times, there is no requirement in law for driving instructors to attend test centres with learners sitting driving tests. Operational arrangements at test centres are a matter for the Road Safety Authority. I have therefore referred that element of the Deputy's question to the Authority for direct...

Written Answers — Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport: Driver Test (8 Oct 2020)

Eamon Ryan: Under provisions set out in S.I. No. 203/2009 - Road Traffic (Driving Instructor Licensing) (No. 2) Regulations 2009 the Road Safety Authority (RSA) is legally required to carry out a check test of an Approved Driving Instructor every two years at the very minimum. This test takes the form of an observation by an RSA examiner of a lesson given by the instructor to a learner driver and is...

Seanad: Road Safety Authority Bill 2004: Committee Stage. (23 May 2006) See 7 other results from this debate

Paddy Burke: ...new section: "5.—(1) The Authority shall, in the exercise of its functions as prescribed by section 4(1) of this Act, be responsible for setting training standards and ensuring quality control of driving instructors. (2) Without prejudice to subsection (3) of this section, the Authority shall assume such functions in respect of driving instructors as are conferred on the Minister by, and...

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