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The Road Safety Authority are estimating that it will be early 2022 before people across the region will be able to sit their driving test if they book now. That’s according to the RSA’s own online tool for estimating how long a person can expect to wait. The 24th of…

More than 3,500 people are waiting to take their driving tests across Sligo, Leitrim and Donegal. 572 are waiting to sit their test in Leitirim, 844 in Sligo and 2,122 in Donegal. Of these, only 515 people across the region are are scheduled to take a test. Sligo Independent Councillor,…

A Sligo Councillor has reiterated her calls for a greater number of driving testers to be recruited to address the significant backlog of driving tests that currently exists due to the covid-19 pandemic.   It was speculated recently that up to 20 new ‘pop-up’ driving testing centres could come on…

Motorists in the North West are being urged to drive with extra caution that’s after sharp overnight frost.   A dense fog is also contributing to challenging driving conditions this morning in the Counties of Sligo, Leitrim and Donegal.   In Bundoran  there are reports of black ice in the…

A local Labour Party representative is calling on the government to implement a 10 week turn around for driving tests. The number of people waiting to get a test carried out continues to rise across the north west region with over 700 in Sligo, almost 500 in Leitrim and over…

Over 1,900 people are waiting for a driving test across Sligo, Leitrim and Donegal test centres. Driving test services resumed on a gradual basis from the 20th of July. According to Freedom of Information figures, 498 people are waiting for a driving test at the Sligo Town Centre, 398 in…

A Sligo councillor is calling for the transport minister to bring in a maximum waiting time for driving tests. Fianna Fail Councillor Seamus Kilgannon says the length of time many young people in rural areas are waiting for tests is causing difficulties, not only for them them but also for…