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Covid 19 Return to work update

A&C DRIVING SCHOOL UPDATE FOR REOPENING in 2021


Unfortunately due to the recent announcement of the extension to the level 5 lockdown due to Covid-19 all driving lessons will be cancelled for February until the lockdown has been lifted. I intend to move all lessons that have already been booked in for January and February out by one month pending the lifting of the lockdown and all lessons already booked in for the following months will be moved out accordingly.
Thank you for understanding and your patience. Stay safe.
Ciarán


Approved Driving Instructor (ADI)

Approved Driving Instructors (ADIs) have been classified as providing an essential service.
ADIs can continue to provide instruction during Level 5 to people who have a booking reserved to undergo a driving test (an appointment for a driving test). Details are available on www.gov.ie

Under Level 5 Covid-19 restrictions to prevent the spread of Covid19, effective from31 December 2020 until the 31 January 2021 the Government has classified some Road Safety Authority (RSA) services as essential services.

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.

Driver Theory Test
has not been categorised as an essential service.

The list of essential services covering a broad range of areas and is available on
www.gov.ie

Where services are continuing customers can be assured that all services are being delivered in line with Government policy and health guidelines to prevent the spread of Covid-19. Please make sure you are aware of these restrictions before attending for appointments and please come prepared.

Below is an update on the status of some RSA services during Level 5 restrictions.


Driving Test
Under Covid-19 Level 5 Government restrictions effective from 31 December, you can attend your scheduled driving test appointment provided you are an
essential worker involved in the provision of essential services or essential retail outlets. You can find details on what is included in the list of essential workers and retail outlets on www.gov.ie

If you have a test appointment and are not a person involved in the provision of essential services please cancel your test appointment. You can do so by logging on to
www.myroadsafety.ie click on My Booking and then Cancel Booking and choose Non Essential Worker as the cancellation reason. If you have not already registered on www.myroadsafety.ie you must do so before completing this action. The slot will then be reassigned to an essential worker.

Customers who have an appointment for a driving test during Level 5 restrictions, and who are an essential worker involved in the provision of essential services and retail outlets should attend their driving test as normal.

Anyone who is an essential worker can apply to book a driving test at www.myroadsafety.ie If there is no available slot and you have made an application you can ask to be prioritised by
accessing this link and providing the relevant details.

Anyone travelling to a driving test centre to sit a driving test, and who is an essential worker, is 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 or from your test.

While the driving test itself has not changed, there are elements of the service that are now different due to Covid-19. This is so that we can ensure the safety of our driver testers and our customers. To find out more,
check out the video here.


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