Wednesday, 17 February 2021

Questions (101)

Matt Carthy


101. Deputy Matt Carthy asked the Minister for Transport if a person is entitled to arrange an alternative NCT appointment free of cancellation or rearrangement fees as a result of required self-isolation due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [8537/21]

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Written answers (Question to Transport)

The Road Safety Authority has advised that the National Car Testing Service has put in place a range of measures to ensure that they are fully compliant with health and safety guidelines and public health advice. Vulnerable drivers and those with an underlying illness are requested not to attend in person and instead organise for someone else to present their vehicle where possible.

Rearrangement and cancellation fees do not apply to those drivers making an alternative appointment and those who are more vulnerable are advised to contact the NCTS on 01 4135992 (Monday to Friday) to arrange an alternative appointment.