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Written Answers — Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport: Driver Safety (3 Nov 2015) See 1 other result from this answer

Dessie Ellis: ...of high volumes of learner drivers concentrated in certain estates, such as an area (details supplied) in Dublin 11, where at least 12 tests per day are carried out, as well as up to 68 approved driving instructors using the area for their lessons every day. [37439/15]

Road Traffic (No.2) Bill 2014 [Seanad]: Second Stage (Resumed) and Subsequent Stages (18 Dec 2014)

Michael Fitzmaurice: ...to address that and in the best interests of everyone, take a step back, get it right and then impose whatever sanctions he wants. I have a major problem with the legislation relating to learner drivers. Every one of us had a provisional licence. At the time, we did not even go to a driving school because as youngsters we probably drove in a field for a while to get used to driving a...

Seanad: Adjournment Matters: Driver Licences (16 Dec 2014) See 1 other result from this debate

Marie Moloney: ...this evening. I come from a very rural part of County Kerry. Many young people in the area work in nearby towns that are 15 or 20 miles away. As the Minister knows, it is illegal for a learner driver to drive without being accompanied by a qualified driver. This is causing many problems in parts of rural Ireland where there are no DART, Luas, bus or train services. Young men and women...

Joint Oireachtas Committee on Health and Children: Concussion in Sport: Discussion (Resumed) (9 Oct 2014)

...with player safety the ultimate consideration. We are working to achieve this vision and culture change by concussion education, regulation, prevention, management and research. Education is at the heart of driving awareness and cultural change. The IRFU is delivering its educational programme in concussion roadshows. Almost 2,000 people have attended 54 concussion roadshow talks...

Written Answers — Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht: Departmental Staff Training (9 Jul 2014)

Jimmy Deenihan: ...575 Interview Skills (various courses) 1,195 Irish Language (various courses) 3,659 Jigsaw (Fuel Management) Software 367 Leadership (various courses) 5,550 Lean Six Sigma 2,190 Live Stranding 50 Manual Handling Instructor 675 Microsoft Access 876 Microsoft SharePoint 2010 for Power Users 2,050 Mobile Tower 1,494 Mountain Skills 135 Microsoft Word 2007 (Long &...

Written Answers — Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport: Road Safety (17 Jun 2014)

Brian Walsh: 773. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if he is satisfied that forthcoming regulations requiring lorries used for the purpose of the driving test to have eight forward gears are prudent and necessary, despite the burden of cost that will be imposed on driving instructors in having to upgrade their fleet of vehicles; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [25847/14]

Written Answers — Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport: Driver Licences (10 Jun 2014)

Brian Walsh: 581. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if his attention has been drawn to the differences in the application of regulations relating to driving tests in Ireland and Northern Ireland (details supplied); and if he is concerned that this may result in competition issues for driving instructors operating in Border counties. [24375/14]

Written Answers — Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport: Driver Licences (4 Jun 2014)

Seán Kyne: 234. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport when Directive 2012/36/EU which would allow a person undergoing a driving test on an automatic lorry or bus to be granted a full lorry or bus licence provided the person possesses a full manual car driving licence, particularly as the regulations to be introduced by end of June on foot of Directive 2016/126/EC will place Irish driving...

Government's Priorities for the Year Ahead: Statements (Resumed) (13 Mar 2014)

James Bannon: We must consider the legislation governing driving instructors. There should be a greater emphasis on showing respect for other road users instead of getting clients over the hurdle of passing tests. When a driver in the US is about to reach disqualification stage, he or she must undertake a training and driving test programme. This is something that should be considered for Ireland, as it...

Written Answers — Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport: Public Sector Staff Recruitment (11 Mar 2014) See 1 other result from this answer

Dara Calleary: 596. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if flexibility will be provided on the moratorium on recruitment in order to allow the Road Safety Authority to recruit driving instructors and testers; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [11730/14]

Seanad: Road Traffic (No. 2) Bill 2013: Second Stage (21 Jan 2014) See 2 other results from this debate

Terry Brennan: -----I consider myself to be a reasonably good driver. I support Senator O'Neill's suggestion that driving instructors visit our second level schools for one hour a week for four or five weeks to explain the rights and wrongs of driving to our students. I ask that the Department of Education and Skills seriously consider that proposal. It was mentioned earlier that 80% of fatal road...

Road Traffic (No. 2) Bill 2013: Second Stage (Resumed) (28 Nov 2013) See 1 other result from this debate

Seán Kyne: ...2012 being the safest year ever on Irish roads. This is due to a combination of factors. We have better compliance with common sense measures such as seat belt wearing and a reduction in drivers driving under the influence of alcohol. We have better enforcement systems, with the penalty points systems now an intrinsic feature of road safety. We have the national car testing service,...

Written Answers — Department of Defence: Civil Defence Training (19 Nov 2013)

Alan Shatter: Dublin Civil Defence has over 650 active volunteer members. It also has a large fleet of vehicles including ambulances and fire tenders. There are two Road Safety Authority approved driving instructors within Dublin Civil Defence. These instructors provide the required driving lessons to ensure that Dublin Civil Defence has an adequate number of appropriately qualified drivers. Dublin Civil...

Written Answers — Department of Environment, Community and Local Government: Fire Service Issues (12 Nov 2013)

Phil Hogan: ...operational on that date. The Fire Service Ancillary Safety Statement has been revised and updated on a number of occasions between 2008 and 2013. Personnel who use CAFS all receive training from externally accredited instructors. I am also advised by Wicklow County Council that other improvements in Wicklow County Fire Service since September 2007 include: - Adoption and...

Road Traffic (No. 2) Bill 2013: Second Stage (Resumed) (3 Oct 2013) See 1 other result from this debate

Joe Carey: .... This legislation is welcome and timely. It places an emphasis on road safety and serious injury, which is just as significant an issue. Every motorist has to renew his or her own efforts to drive safely. The fundamental issue is that the driving environment is one that is constantly in a state of flux. While there has been a significant improvement in the reduction of road...

Road Traffic (No. 2) Bill 2013: Second Stage (1 Oct 2013)

Leo Varadkar: ...legislation, the establishment of a dedicated Garda traffic corps and the introduction of safety cameras are some of the contributors to the reduction in fatalities and the positive change in driver behaviour. Crucially, there has been broad all-party support for road safety measures in recent years. That was important and I hope it will continue. The first legislation passed by this...

Written Answers — Department of Justice and Equality: Prisoner Transportation (18 Sep 2013)

Alan Shatter: ...and consistent manner. All staff must have the relevant licence for the relevant vehicle. The categories required are B, D1 & D licence. Staff are trained by a qualified in-house approved driving instructor and are tested by an official Road Safety Authority approved driving tester. In addition all vehicles are subject to statutory DOE tests. Vehicle and tyre checks are carried...

Written Answers — Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport: Driving Instruction Regulation (2 Jul 2013) See 1 other result from this answer

Clare Daly: 713. To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the regulations governing the course provided by driving schools for those desiring to become driving instructors on the basis of huge surplus of such persons and the amount of money it is costing persons to take the courses. [31800/13]

Written Answers — Department of Finance: Tax Reliefs Cost (21 May 2013)

Pearse Doherty: 231. To ask the Minister for Finance the cost to the Exchequer in the latest tax year for which full data is available of flat rate expenses for driving instructors; the numbers who availed of the relief; and the rationale for this flat rate expense. [24173/13]

Criminal Justice (Spent Convictions) Bill 2012 [Seanad]: Second Stage (Resumed) (14 Mar 2013)

Michael Healy-Rae: ...convictions, including spent convictions. Taxi licences are obviously included in this regard. In the context of the type of offence a person may have committed in the past, it must be stated that being a taxi driver is an extremely responsible job. If a taxi driver picks up a teenage or young adult female late at night, the latter is in his or her care while being transported from A to...

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