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Long wait sees driving testers come from Dublin

Wednesday, 20th September, 2017 7:20am

Story by Jacqueline Hogge
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Long wait sees driving testers come from Dublin
Long wait sees driving testers come from Dublin

DRIVING testers are being drafted in from Dublin to clear a waiting list that has left learner drivers in the Tuam region facing a five month wait to be tested.

Over the past 12 months the Road Safety Authority (RSA) has recruited 17 new testers, but the demand for tests in some parts of the country has seen testers deployed from Dublin to try to alleviate the backlog.
The anticipated national average waiting time for a driving test, according to the RSA website, is no longer than ten weeks but this is dependent on the number of applications received.

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