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Driver Theory Test, Driving Test, National Driver Licensing Centres closed on public safety grounds.

The Road Safety Authority (RSA), is advising people NOT to make any non-essential journeys as Met Eireann has extended its RED Wind Weather Warning nationwide.

Drivers of high sided vehicles are being advised to avoid travel during the height of the winds tomorrow due to the extreme danger posed by gale force winds.

People living in coastal areas are also being warned of the risk posed by flooding in coastal areas from storm surge. The Coast Guard is requesting members of the public to avoid any visits or walks to coastal or cliff areas.

The warnings are in place from 09:00, Monday 16 October 09:00 to 03:00, Tuesday 17 October 2017.

Due to public safety concerns the RSA is advising that Driver Theory Test, Driving Test, National Driver Licensing (NDLS) Centres will remain closed tomorrow Monday 16th October.

The RSA apologises for any inconvenience caused but the decision has been made in the interests of public safety. Updates are available from the following link http://www.rsa.ie/Utility/News/Alerts/Disruption-to-Driving-Test-Centres/

For advice on severe weather driving tips, please see severe weather advice on the RSA website or check out the RSA Facebook and Twitter pages.

Please also see our new severe weather warning videos created in collaboration with Teresa Mannion with advice for driving on strong winds and flooded roads here.

For more weather updates visit Met Eireann’s website www.met.ie



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