RSA to recruit more driver testers to reduce test waiting times

The Road Safety Authority are recruiting more driver testers to alleviate waiting times for driving tests around the country.

The waiting time for driving tests in Kerry are amoung the longest in the country with learner drivers waiting
up 24 weeks for a driving test.

Brian Farrell of the Road Safety Authority said while new driver testers are needed, the system is also delayed because people don’t turn up for their test: