Category: Driving Licences

Rob Kardashian loses driving licence

Rob Kardashian’s driving licence has been suspended after he was caught speeding while collecting fiancee Blac Chyna from jail in Texas. The model, who reportedly started dating Rob in January (16), was arrested that same month at the Austin-Bergstrom International Airport in Austin for allegedly causing a disturbance on a flight from Los Angeles to London. She was charged with public intoxication...

World War Two veteran passes advanced driving test aged 98

When a radio interviewee hit out at elderly drivers, one World War Two veteran was determined to prove them wrong. Norman Lawrence ignored others’ doubts and began practising for his advanceddriving test on the streets of Aberdeenshire, Scotland, the Daily Record reports. Now, at the grand age of 98, he has passed the difficult exam. And in celebration of his amazing feat,...

10 year-old fails her driving test forever

10 year-old fails her driving test forever

This little girl is never getting a licence. A 10 year-old girl has been cited for reckless driving after her mother’s car crashed into a Division of Motor Vehicles office in a Denver suburb.   Police sergeant Andy Coleman said a woman parked outside the office and left her 12 and 10 year-old daughters in the vehicle with the keys in the...

Garda saliva test for drug drivers

Roadside device will test drivers for drugs

Equipment can test for some, but not all, of the seven most commonly detected drugs so impairment tests will still be required Tenders will issue early next year for a new roadside device to test motorists for illegal drugs and medicines that can impair driving, Minister for Transport Leo Varadkar has said. The devices will test a driver’s saliva and if the...

Driving Licence delay

Thousands facing delays of up to six weeks for driving licences

In October this year, the NDLS took responsibility for receiving applications for driving licences and learner permits, taking over from local authority motor tax offices. However, around 3,000 people who applied in early November to receive a new credit-card sized driving licence will have to wait up until the first week of January. One driver, Ger Quinn, assumed he’d be one of...

Driving Lessons in Dublin

A Direct Drive

I have a lot of friends with teenagers who are using driving schools in addition to or in lieu of teaching driving themselves. A friend out here was so happy with the instructor that taught her first daughter that she used him again for her second. She liked using him because she says he is extremely calm and she thinks the girls...

Driving Licence

Irish driving licences to qualify in Ontario

A spokesman for the department said the Road Safety Authority is to notify Ontario that its licence is acceptable to Ireland “before the end of the year”. It is expected that the Canadian province will give sanction to the Irish licence “shortly thereafter”, the spokesperson said. The issue has been a bugbear for Irish immigrants as Canada has mutual driving agreements with...