In this video, the Essential Driver Training programme, known as EDT, is covered in more detail. The ultimate aim of EDT is to keep young drivers safe on Irish roads by working with them to become competent, confident and skilled drivers. The video will outline the different components of EDT, including the role of the ADI and how to find one, as well as how to choose a Sponsor, the person chosen by you to support you as you learn to drive. The video also shows what happens in your first EDT les
This video will tell you everything you need to know about the Irish National Driver Licence Service (NDLS). NDLS is the name of the service that receives applications and issues driving licences and learner permits in Ireland. This video will give you a brief introduction to the NDLS, explain the changes that have taken place to the licensing system in Ireland, why these changes are important, and what they mean for you as a learner permit or licence holder.
This video will give you a step by step guide to applying for a learner permit or licence at an NDLS centre. For more information on the new National Driver Licence Service, please see the first video in our series, or visit NDLS.ie.
This video will give you a step by step guide to making an appointment in your local NDLS centre. For more information on the new National Driver Licence Service, please see the first video in our series, or visit NDLS.ie.
This video will tell you everything you need to know about exactly what to bring with you when applying for your learner permit or driving licence. For more information on the new National Driver Licence Service, please see the first video in our series, or visit NDLS.ie.
Better safer driving
The Better Safer Driving videos detail the essential rules of the road for driving on Irish Roads. This video informs drivers about driving on Irish Motorways.
The RSA's Better Safer Driving Videos illustrate the safest ways to drive on Irish Roads.
This video details the safest ways to enter and leave a roundabout.
This video is in Irish.
This video is aimed at learner drivers and outlines the steps involved in getting ready for your driving test. It covers studying for and passing your driver theory test, getting your learner permit, Essential Driver Training (EDT) and ultimately, booking your driving test. The video also outlines the many resources that are available to help learner drivers as they learn to drive as well as the requirements they must adhere to, for example, displaying L plates on their car and having valid NCT,
The second video in this series outlines what to expect on the day of your test before you take the actual test itself. It demonstrates the preparation required before your test, what happens when you arrive at the test centre, and the pre-test verbal exam that will be conducted by your driver tester before the practical part of the test. The video will also highlight other important considerations, for example, the learner driver must be accompanied to the test centre by a fully licensed driver
Video 3 covers what will happen during the driving test itself. It shows a candidate undergoing her driving test with a Driver Tester, demonstrating the technical checks that are conducted beforehand, the in-car checks, the manoeuvres that you are required to perform during the test as well as the many other elements that you will be tested on when out on the open road. The video will also cover what happens after the driving test, if a candidate passes or fails, and what the candidate should do