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35 NCT centres now open – remaining 12 to follow within two weeks

The NCTS reopened 19 centres on Monday, June 8. It then reopened the remaining 16 centres on Monday (June 29).

Gardaí stop driver transporting livestock with defective tyre

The driver of a vehicle towing a trailer of livestock was last weekend stopped by An Garda Síochána in Co. Longford, when a tyre on the trailer caught their attention.

The new cabinet ministers and our industry

The new Taoiseach Micheál Martin named his cabinet last Saturday. Here are some of the names and portfolios that may concern the wider auto and transport industries.

Gradual re-opening of the driving test service  

The last act of the now former Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Shane Ross and the Road Safety Authority (RSA) on Saturday morning last was to confirm that the driver testing service will restart on a gradual basis during Phase 3 of the road map for easing of Covid-19 restrictions.

ITIA Tyre Technician Programme set to go ahead later this year

The Irish Tyre Industry Association (ITIA) is set to hold its Tyre Technician Programme at the Athlone Training Centre, which is due to reopen in September.

Nilco Hand Sanitiser Stations available from HBA

HBA Distribution is now stocking Nilco Hand Sanitiser Stations. Capable of killing 99.9 per cent of bacteria, the stations come with five litres of 70 per cent alcohol Nilco Hand Sanitiser.

RSA appoints new CEO

Sam Waide has been appointed as the new CEO of the Road Safety Authority (RSA), effective September 2020. Waide replaces outgoing CEO Moyagh Murdock.

Road users urged to share roads safely as traffic levels increase

The Road Safety Authority (RSA) and An Garda Síochána have launched a new road safety campaign urging road users to be extra cautious as the roads get busier, and to realise that

Phased reopening of some RSA services begin today

The Road Safety Authority (RSA) has confirmed that the phased reopening of some of its services from Today, Monday June 8, the start of phase 2 of the Government’s road map for easing of Covid19 restrictions.

Change of telephone number announced for Schaeffler REPXPERT Hotline

Schaeffler has invested in an updated telecoms system to help reduce call waiting times for mechanics needing technical advice for its range of LuK transmission, INA engine and FAG chassis products.

NCT reopening on a phased basis from Monday

The NCTS has announced that it is reopening the service on a phased basis from this Monday, the 8th. of June 2020 with the reopening of 15 centres. It is subject to final approval from Government on Phase 2 of the Government’s Roadmap, which is due to be confirmed today. What about the other 33 test centres throughout