Over 40 weeks waiting period for driving test in Kerry

The waiting period for people applying for the driving test in Killarney and Tralee are amongst the longest in the South West. A new report has revealed that Tralee has a waiting period of 41 weeks while Killarney has a 45 week waiting period. The survey was taken over a list of ten test centres in the areaThe report says pending the implementation of a plan to reduce waiting lists, drivers who are not given a test within 3 months should be refunded the 38 euro application fee. The report recommends Defence Force testers should be used to target waiting list blackspots.