Written Answers - National Car Test

Tuesday, 1 June 2010

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 711 No. 1

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  285.  Deputy Joe Carey  Information on Joe Carey  Zoom on Joe Carey   asked the Minister for Transport  Information on Noel Dempsey  Zoom on Noel Dempsey   if his attention has been drawn to the long waiting periods now associated with the national car test; the actions he will take to address this situation; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [23012/10]

Minister for Transport (Deputy Noel Dempsey): Information on Noel Dempsey  Zoom on Noel Dempsey  I am aware that there is currently a high level of demand for car testing and I understand that the National Car Testing Service is responding to that demand in a timely manner. The RSA continues to monitor the position regarding demand for car testing and testing arrangements.

Under the Road Safety Authority Act 2006 (Conferral of Functions) Order 2006 (S.I. No. 477 of 2006) vehicle testing arrangements are matters for the Road Safety Authority.


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