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When it comes to passing the NCT test success rates in the local region vary from 51% to 48%   The Irish Independent are reporting that NCT centres around the country had more vehicles fail than pass on the first attempt last year.   Poor roads are thought to be…

A Sligo Leitrim TD says it’s ‘very alarming’ there are so many people waiting to get their cars tested at NCT centres. The operator of NCTs says Covid absenteeism has affected its level of testing. There’s a backlog due to extensions given to motorists during the pandemic and many centres…

Sligo-Leitrim was the area in the country with the least Garda fines for motorists driving a car without an NCT last year. Just 61 people in the area were punished for the offence, according to Freedom of Information files Overall throughout the country the number of people who settled Garda…

Drivers are advised that all NCT car testing centres in the north west are closed today due to the government’s increased restrictions.   According to the Road Safety Authority, a decision on whether or not the centres can reopen in the coming days will be made later.   People are…

A Sligo/Leitrim TD and the Fianna Fail spokesman on Transport says consideration should be given to suspending all NCT tests until an issue with lifts is resolved. Marc MacSharry, a general election candidate, says this is the approach that has been taken in Northern Ireland. Part of NCT tests that…

Gardaí in County are using a new phone app that allows them to access vehicle and driver history at the roadside. The ‘Mobility App’ was unveiled by the Road Safety Authority and An Garda Siochana in August of this year and is rolling out to personnel around the country. The…