Transport

Gov failing to meet driving instructor hiring targets

-Only 15 new driving test instructors hired in 2017, 52 in 2018-

Fianna Fáil spokesperson on Transport, Tourism and Sport Robert Troy TD has criticised government efforts as the latest Road Safety Authority (RSA) figures show 52 driving test instructors hired in 2018, the target set by the government for the same period was 67.

Deputy Troy commented, “The government are failing in their responsibility to bring down driving test waiting times. At present there is an estimated 29 weeks waiting time to get a driving test. Despite the urgent need...

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500 applications per day to swap licences

Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Transport, Robert Troy TD, has said the numbers of people looking to swap their UK driving licence for an Irish one has soared. Deputy Troy was commenting as the RSA confirmed to him that they are seeing a demand of up to 500 applications per day. Deputy Troy explained, “I tabled the Parliamentary Question to ask the Minister for Transport whether additional resources would be made available in order...
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