Tag Archives: Jean O’Dowd

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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Driving test backlog: RSA must engage with instructors to clear bottleneck post-lockdown

Driving Instructors have been seeking engagement since June “Instructors central to road safety in Ireland” With over 90,000 applicants awaiting driving tests, trade union Unite – which represents driving instructors throughout Ireland – has called on the Road Safety Authority … 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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