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What does PCV stand for in Driving?

January 14, 2019

It is entirely reasonable to be curious as to the exact meaning of PCV especially if you are learning to be a driver. PCV means Passenger Carrying Vehicle, and it is necessarily any form of motor conveyance that Is not exclusively for private usage. There are special licensing arrangements that allow you to drive buses […]

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What Can I Drive with a Class 1 License?

January 14, 2019

A driving license is an official document that allows Irish citizens to drive certain vehicles and is also used as a form of self-identification. Irish driving licenses are currently issued by the National Driver License Service (NDLS), who have a series of requirements before one can become eligible for a Class 1 license, along with […]

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The legal alcohol limit in Dublin

January 13, 2019

In Dublin, the legal alcohol limit varies depending on the license category. In this article, we will explain the different legal limits there are and the punishments which are provided if someone is caught violating the limit(s). Legal limits for individuals with a Category B license Any person with a Category B* license is subject […]

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How Many Lessons Does It Take to Learn to Drive?

January 12, 2019

In Ireland, it is mandatory to receive 12 hours of Essential Driver Training (EDT) before you take a driving test and try to get your license. However, according to statistics, the average person requires anywhere between 40 and 50 hours of driving lessons and will retake the driving test at least once. This process can […]

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How long does a Drinking Penalty Stay on The Driving License

January 12, 2019

At times, we may be at the very wrong end of driving situations and find ourselves being charged with the offense of drunk driving with corresponding penalty points being incurred on your driving license. Then the question begins to boggle your mind, how long does a drinking penalty stay on the driving license? We understand […]

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How Long Before You Can Retake a Driving Test

January 12, 2019

Just like pretty much every other endeavor in life, there is a slight chance that you may not get your driving test right at once. When this happens, you don’t need to worry or beat yourself up, and it is very natural to ponder how long before you can retake a driving test. Take a […]

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How Can I remove points from my driving license?

January 12, 2019

If you have found yourself in a bit of hassle with your driving and you have points incurred on your license, it is normal to ask ‘can I remove points from my driving license?’ In this article, we will tell you all about the penalty point system and what to do when you have one. […]

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Common Mistakes

January 12, 2019

So, you already your driving test scheduled and you can’t help being apprehensive. It is normal for you to be a little agitated and off the edge but there are some blunders that most drivers make that may, unfortunately, cost them a positive in the driving test. Please, have a quick rundown of the common […]

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Car Maintenance Tips

January 12, 2019

Your vehicle, just like pretty much any other thing, flourishes with nurture and adequate maintenance. It is important that your vehicle is kept in a great driving condition to ensure your safety and that of other road users. Here are some of the most crucial things to look out for: The Engine. This is the […]

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Can You Test Drive a Car without Buying It?

January 12, 2019

It is absolutely possible to test drive a car before purchasing it, and the National Driving School always recommends doing so before committing to one car! This is because it is imperative that you are able to make an informed decision, especially if you are attempting to purchase a used car. Simply go into the […]

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