Tims Updates

Driving Advice and Updates

Updates on regulations and hints and tips for successful driving

CLASSROOM LEARNING

Before you take to the Road

Step One: The Driver Theory Test According to Irish Law, before you get behind the wheel with an instructor you first must pass your driver theory test and be in possession of your Learner Permit. Available to take at over 45 locations all over Ireland, you can book your driver

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SAMPLE LOG BOOK

Logbook to successful driving

When you start your first Essential Driver Training (EDT) session, you will be given an official logbook. This is used to record the details of your training and progress, as well as the necessary preparation for your next sessions.  After each lesson, check with your instructor what you should be

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NOVICE PLATES

It’s time to throw away your L plates

So now you’ve passed your driving test, it’s time to throw away your L plates and replace them with N plates. N stands for novice, the N plates identify “novice drivers”, who have shown enough talent to be awarded a licence. Novice drivers’ must display N plates on the front

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GIRL IN CAR HOLDING L PLATE

How to Apply for your Learners Permit

A learner permit is a licence issued to learner drivers. This will enable you to learn to drive and apply for a driving test. A first learner permit usually lasts for two years To apply for a learner permit you will be required to verify your identity as part of

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TOLL ROAD IN IRELAND

Tips on Tolls – be prepared

Many major new road developments are funded for building and maintenance from the Irish State and from private businesses. Toll roads are roads that drivers must pay to use. Charging for vehicles to use the roads is carried out through tolling. Generally, toll charges are paid at the barrier to

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COUNTRY ROAD NEAR TIPPERARY

Driving Laws and how they affect you

Staying on the right side of the law will help you be a safer driver. The rules of the road apply to all road users and you must have a satisfactory knowledge of these rules to get your driving licence. Understanding the rules is an ongoing process, whether you are

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