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Watch out for driver fatigue
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Watch out for driver fatigue

If you are planning to travel on the bank holiday weekend, watch out for driver fatigue. It is estimated that driver fatigue is a contributory factor in as many as 1 in 5 driver deaths in Ireland every year. Furthermore, tiredness-related collisions are 3 times more likely to be fatal or result in a serious […]

6 Cyclists have died on Irish public road
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6 Cyclists have died on Irish public road

As the days are getting longer & brighter, cycling is a common way to go from A to B on a day to day basis. It’s great exercise, it’s cheap, eco friendly and it cuts down on travel time, especially during rush-hour. But cyclists are also a vulnerable category of road user. Every year there […]

Roundabout
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Roundabout

By law, a driver must enter a roundabout by turning to the left. Treat it as a junctions & give the right-of-way to traffic already on it. Approaching roundabout 1) Decide as early as possible witch exit you need to take. 2) Take note of & act on all the information available to you from […]

Driving safely without coasting
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Driving safely without coasting

As an Approved Driver Instructor, I have noticed that many pupils are coasting without realising it. It also can be a habit that learner drivers acquire on a regular basis and need to take driving lessons to cure as excessive coasting will result in failing the Driving test. It is also dangerous. Our blog will […]

Pre-test: Practice makes perfect!
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Pre-test: Practice makes perfect!

We all know that practice makes perfect, whether you are learning a musical instrument or taking part in regular training with your sports team. It is also very true for learner drivers – after all, driving is undoubtedly a skill that takes effort and determination to develop. So you must practice, practice, practice. This is […]

Tyres Safety
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Tyres Safety

A study show that some car users do not check their Tyres on regularly basis. As a Driver you must be aware of the legal requirement on the tread depth on your tyres is 1.6 mm. It is the legal requirement, however it is advisable to not go under 2 mm. Particularly as winter approaches […]

Weather is going to change
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Weather is going to change

Over the next few days temperature will dramatically, avoid to travel if you can or if you have to travel, you may follow our tips to help you on your journey. • Check Local & National weather forecasts before taking off for your journey. If your vehicle wind screen is frosty, use clear Icer. Do […]

Public Services Card
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Public Services Card

Dear reader, From Monday 9th of April 2018, the PSC (Public Services Card) is the Government’s standard identity verification scheme, which is to be used for access to all public services. Your identity is fully authenticated when it is issued so you do not have to give the same information to multiple organisations. The PSC […]

Practice make perfect
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Practice make perfect

If you are going for your driving test, in order to be successful you need to make sure that you are prepared for it. Common reasons for failing the test are: – Observation: 1) Lack of observation moving off, at junctions, at roundabouts and when changing lanes. 2) Failure to use mirrors properly and in […]