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Passing Your Driving Test in Ireland

Noel Byrnes

This revised and updated illustrated guide is a single resource for everything to do with the driving test, from information on booking the theory or practical driving tests to the final procedure at the end of the driving test. It is the only book on the market that includes information on the latest (2015) changes to the law, including the new ‘N’ plates.

Passing Your Driving Test in Ireland (revised edition):

  • Contains a ‘top tips’ section which comes from the most frequently asked questions and concerns from learners over the years based on the author’s experience as a driving instructor.
  • Includes a final test checklist that can be ticked off before the test.
  • Includes recent legislative changes.
  • Explains clearly and with examples how the marking system works.
  • Includes illustrations of correct vehicle positioning, turning and driving on roundabouts, etc.
  • Includes a complete list of Irish signs, along with frequently asked questions from examiners.
  • Contains images from the Essential Driver Training (EDT) logbook, the tester’s report sheet and marking guidelines.
  • Includes the National Car Testing (NCT) requirements.

The above features are unique to this book and are based on the author’s understanding of the concerns of new drivers/test candidates.

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Publication Date

January 2016


978-1-786050-00-7 (Paperback)

No. of Pages




Irish Culture & Society

About the Author

Noel Byrnes is a registered instructor with the RSA and has worked in the area of driving instruction for several years. He has substantial experience of dealing with test candidates and Department examiners.