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Written Answers — Department of Health: Covid-19 Pandemic (24 Mar 2021)

Louise O'Reilly: 1451. To ask the Minister for Health if he will outline the NPHET advice for approved driving instructors; and if approved driving instructors are being considered in the same category as Road Safety Authority testers for the vaccine roll-out. [14275/21]

Written Answers — Road Safety: Road Safety (16 Nov 2006) See 1 other result from this answer

Martin Cullen: The Road Safety Authority is responsible for registering driving instructors. A consultation document published jointly by my Department and the RSA last May set out proposals for the registration of driving instructors and invited submissions to be made by the 8 September. These submissions are being considered by the RSA.

Written Answers — Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport: Covid-19 Pandemic (11 Nov 2020)

Eamon Ryan: Regulations introduced on the 21st October by my colleague, the Minister for Health, define both driver testing and the provision of driving instruction as essential services, albeit in strictly defined circumstances. Approved Driving Instructors (ADIs) may continue to provide lessons, but only where the learner in question has already been scheduled a test date. Driver Testing services...

Written Answers — Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport: Driver Test Regulations (13 Mar 2019)

Shane Ross: Driver testers, employed by the Road Safety Authority (RSA), must complete training as set out in a series of EU directives on driving testing and licensing, the current main directive being EU Directive 2006/126/EC. This directive sets minimum driving test standards, training and quality assurance for driver testers. Testers have to undergo continuous monitoring of the application of Driving...

Written Answers — Driving Tests: Driving Tests (17 Feb 2004) See 1 other result from this answer

Séamus Brennan: ...knowledge of the rules of the road, road procedures and the law relating to road traffic in so far as it concerns the driver of a mechanically-propelled vehicle; at least five years' satisfactory driving experience within the seven years ending on 25 June 1998; a general understanding of the working of mechanically-propelled vehicles; possess report writing skill with a particular...

Road Safety. (2 Nov 2006)

Pat Gallagher: ...for the introduction of compulsory initial practical training for motorcyclists. However, a prerequisite for the introduction of such training is the availability and registration of motorcycle instructors. The Road Safety Authority is responsible for registering driving instructors. A consultation document, published jointly by the Department of Transport and the Road Safety Authority...

Written Answers — Road Safety: Road Safety (22 Apr 2008) See 1 other result from this answer

Leo Varadkar: Question 217: To ask the Minister for Transport the legislative provisions that would allow him or the Road Safety Authority to make it an offence to work as a driving instructor without being registered as an approved driving instructor with the RSA; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [15032/08]

Written Answers — FÁS Training Programmes: FÁS Training Programmes (27 Apr 2010) See 1 other result from this answer

Jan O'Sullivan: Question 119: To ask the Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment if he will ensure that driving schools used for training purposes by FÁS are run by and employ only instructors who are approved driving instructors by the Road Safety Authority; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [16667/10]

Written Answers — Road Safety: Road Safety (6 Dec 2006)

Martin Cullen: ...for the introduction of compulsory initial practical training for motorcyclists. However, a prerequisite for the introduction of such training is the availability and registration of motorcycle instructors. The Road Safety Authority is responsible for registering driving instructors. A consultation document published jointly by my Department and the RSA last May set out proposals for the...

Written Answers — Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport: Covid-19 Pandemic (10 Feb 2021)

Eamon Ryan: With regard to the wearing of PPE and the making of appropriate safety arrangements, I would like to clarify to the Deputy that driving instructors and driving schools are entirely independent operators and neither the Road Safety Authority nor my Department can dictate how they run their individual businesses. It is up to each driving instructor or driving school to protect themselves,...

Written Answers — Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport: Covid-19 Pandemic (30 Jun 2020)

Eamon Ryan: As outlined in the revised Roadmap announced by Government, driver testing has resumed from 29 June on phased basis.   The resumption of driver testing means that driving instruction will also need to resume.  On 22 June, the Road Safety Authority wrote to all Approved Driving Instructors advising them of the planned reopening of driver testing services from 29 June and the...

Written Answers — Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport: Driver Test (7 Jul 2020)

Eamon Ryan: The National Public Health Emergency Team (NPHET), a team of national experts, advised Government when it decided to include driving schools on the list of businesses cleared to reopen on 29 June. In anticipation of the resumption of driver testing on that same date, the Road Safety Authority (RSA) wrote to each Approved Driving Instructor on 22 June, advising them of the planned phased...

Written Answers — Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport: Covid-19 Pandemic (15 Jul 2020)

Eamon Ryan: The National Public Health Emergency Team (NPHET), a team of national experts, advised Government when it decided to include driving schools on the list of businesses cleared to reopen on 29 June. In anticipation of the resumption of driver testing on that same date, the Road Safety Authority (RSA) wrote to each Approved Driving Instructor on 22 June, advising them of the planned phased...

Saincheisteanna Tráthúla - Topical Issue Debate: Driver Test (8 Dec 2020)

Darren O'Rourke: ...with the Minister of State on a number of occasions at this stage and I raised it with the chair of the RSA directly at the committee last week. The response to date has been totally inadequate. Driving instructors have been treated with contempt. Simple, low-cost and no-cost solutions are available but they have not been availed of. When I put this matter to the chair of the RSA, Liz...

Written Answers — Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport: Driver Test (7 Jul 2020)

Eamon Ryan: The NPHET, together with a team of national experts, decided which businesses could resume trading in each Phase of the gradual reopening of our economy, and they included driving schools on the list of businesses cleared to reopen on 29 June. In anticipation of the resumption of driver testing on 29 June, the RSA wrote to each Approved Driving Instructor on 22 June, advising them of...

Written Answers — Road Safety: Road Safety (3 Nov 2005)

Martin Cullen: I propose to take Questions Nos. 153 and 155 together. The Government's strategy for road safety 2004 to 2006 identified speed, seatbelt wearing, driving while intoxicated, engineering measures and vulnerable road users as the key priority areas to be addressed over the coming years in terms of yielding road safety benefits. As regards motorcyclists, the strategy states that it is the...

Written Answers — Driving Tests: Driving Tests (10 Oct 2006) See 1 other result from this answer

Martin Cullen: The Road Safety Authority is responsible for registering driving instructors. A consultation document published jointly by my Department and the RSA last May set out proposals for the registration of driving instructors and invited submissions to be made by the 8 September. These submissions are being considered by the RSA. There is no proposal to automatically recognise members of the...

Written Answers — Driving Instructors: Driving Instructors (28 Sep 2006) See 2 other results from this answer

Martin Cullen: The registration of driving instructors will be the responsibility of the Road Safety Authority. On the 19 June last I launched a document entitled "Consultation on the Regulation of Driving Instruction in Ireland" which was prepared by my Department in consultation with the Road Safety Authority. Submissions from stakeholders were sought by the 8 September 2006. Submissions have been...

Joint Oireachtas Committee on Transport, Tourism and Sport: Chairs Designate of the Road Safety Authority and Dublin Port: Discussion (2 Dec 2020)

Darren O'Rourke: I wish Mr. Grant and Ms O'Donnell well. I have some questions for Ms O'Donnell. I welcome the push to recruit 80 additional driving testers but is it not the case that we have fewer driving testers employed today than we had on 31 December last year? The figures I have show that we had 145 testers at this time last year and that we now have 139. I heard the Minister of State say that 18...

Covid-19 (Health): Statements (21 May 2020)

Richard O'Donoghue: Some taxis are open for business with health guidelines and for multiple passengers. Driving instructors and testers would have a maximum of eight people in their vehicle daily. There needs to be some easing of restrictions in this regard. One solution could be for instructors to use only their own cars, which are Road Safety Authority, RSA, compliant, and for regulations to be put in...

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