Tuesday, 5 February 2019

Ceisteanna (563)

Pearse Doherty

Ceist:

563. Deputy Pearse Doherty asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport further to Parliamentary Question No. 963 of 15 January 2019, the provisional arrangements in place to enable the holder of a driver licence for which an application for licence exchange is being made to continue to drive a vehicle throughout the relevant processing and validation period; if applicants in such instances are issued with a temporary licence or document during the interim period which enables them to provide proof that they are competent to operate a vehicle; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [5473/19]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Transport)

This is a matter for the Road Safety Authority. I have referred the question to the Authority for direct reply. I would ask the Deputy to contact my office if a response is not received within 10 days.