The Commercial Vehicle Roadworthiness Testing service (CVRT) has been identified as an essential service and centres will remain open during the Level 5 COVID 19 restrictions.
Anyone with an appointment to attend a CVRT centre should attend as normal and are exempt from Level 5 travel restrictions.It may be useful to bring proof of your appointment if stopped by a member of An Garda Síochána on your way to your test.
The Government has classed The Driver Testing Service, the National Driver Licence Service, the National Car Testing Service and the Commercial Vehicle Roadworthiness Testing Service as essential services. The Driver Theory Test service has not been categorised as an essential service.
The Road Safety Authority in a statement issued on Wednesday evening said. “Where services are continuing customers can be assured that they are being delivered in line with Government policy and health guidelines to prevent the spread of COVID 19. We ask customers make sure you are aware of these restrictions before attending for appointments and please come prepared.”