Tag Archives: Driving Instructors

As driving test backlog mounts, RSA cancels tests because “it’s too cold”

Essential workers frozen out of essential driving tests February 15th: Unite, which represents driving instructors throughout Ireland, today slammed the Road Safety Authority’s decision to cancel driving tests for essential workers due to recent cold weather.  Commenting, Unite Regional Officer Jean … Continue reading

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Government must follow through on commitment to allow asylum seekers to access driving licences

Unite Driving Instructors’ branch says driving licence critical to ability to access work and education Unite’s Approved Driving Instructors branch, which represents driving instructors throughout Ireland, has called on Transport Minister Eamon Ryan to follow through on a commitment in … Continue reading

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Workers’ expertise critical to improving road safety

Driving instructors and motor mechanics make submissions to RSA November 23rd: Unite members working as driving instructors and motor mechanics have made submissions to the Road Safety Authority’s public consultation on the Government’s Road Safety Strategy 2021 – 2030. Commenting, … Continue reading

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Road Safety Authority flunks Covid-safety test

Unite says Driving Instructors locked out of hand hygiene August 20th:  Unite, which represents Driving Instructors throughout Ireland, has accused the Road Safety Authority of locking instructors out of hand hygiene since the resumption of driving tests.  Pointing out that, during … Continue reading

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Driving instructors warn of COVID-19 risks in absence of sector-specific safety protocols

Potential 20,000 daily personal interactions in sector July 12th: Unite, which represents driving instructors throughout Ireland, today (Sunday) warned that both instructors and learners could be at risk unless rigorous safety protocols are developed which take account of conditions specific … Continue reading

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