Booking Your Theory Test

Booking Your Theory Test   Introduced in 2001, the learner driver theory test meant that by law before applying for learner permit, candidates must complete and pass a test of their general road safety knowledge and motoring legislation. It applies to anyone applying...

10 Tips for Passing Your Practical Test

    10 Tips for Passing Your Practical Test   1 On the day of the test there are some important things you need to remember to take with you: Your valid provisional licence including the paper part Your pass certificate from your theory test. Essential Driver Training...

Not a Drop Not a Drag

It is a scientific fact that alcohol and drugs impairs driving and increases your risk of crashing! The legal limit for a fully licenced driver is 50 milligrams of alcohol per 100ml of blood. The legal limit for professional and learner drivers is 20 milligrams of...

Top Tips for Buying Your First Car

Top Tips for Buying Your First Car 1: INSURANCE Before you set your heart on a car, first check out the insurance costs. 2: BUDGET After getting an insurance quote, you will know how much you have left. Set a budget and stick to it.  Factor in regular servicing and...

Insurance Fronting

Insurance Fronting   Fronting is when an older person, usually a parent, takes out an insurance policy in their own name and then adds a young driver as an occasional user to the policy. Fronting is an act of fraud. If the insurance company believes fronting has taken...

Top Tips for Cutting Car Insurance Costs

    Top Tips for Cutting Your CarInsurance Costs   1. Speak to your broker before you purchase a vehicle to see what the premium will be as aiming for a lower group and a lower value vehicle is a good idea if you are a new driver. 2. If it is a low value car consider...

Top Tyre Tips

  Top Tyre Tips   There’s no substitute for experience and with well over a century of tyre production under its belt, Michelin is one the world’s most experienced tyre manufacturers. It’s also one of the largest; it’s been in Ireland for 107 years, where it has three...

Respect the Speed Limit

      The Speed Limit is not a Target   Speed is the biggest contributing factor to road deaths in the Republic of Ireland; it is directly responsible for an average of 107 road deaths per year. If you build up 7 or more penalty points (as newly qualified driver) in...

Never Drive When Tired

                Never Drive When Tired   You SHOULD NOT drive while tired or fatigued. Research has shown that tiredness is a major road safety risk, both to themselves and others. Micro-sleeps You can experience micro-sleeps if you are tired and fighting sleep. These...

No Mobile When Mobile

        No Mobile When Mobile!   It is illegal to use a mobile phone while driving. Using a phone as driver takes all your attention off driving so you’re putting yourself and the lives of other people in danger! Even if you are a careful driver, you can easily get...

Belt Up! Front & Back

Belt Up! Front & Back   Not wearing a safety belt is a selfish act. It is not a matter of personal choice. If you do not wear a safety belt you become a potential killer in a car crash. You will be thrown around the inside of a car possibly seriously injuring or...

Car Insurance Terms Explained

    Car Insurance Terms Explained   Insurance – The most basic insurance is “third party” and this is the minimum required by law. However, third party is only one of three main types of insurance policies. Types of motor insurance policies Comprehensive –...