Vehicle standards

National Car Test
The National Car Test is a compulsory test that ensures your vehicle meets the highest standards of road safety and environmental protection. Find out how the test is conducted, how and where to apply and how to prepare for the test.

Vehicle registration plates in Ireland
There are strict rules in place regarding the format, dimensions, etc., of vehicle registration plates in Ireland. What are these rules and how you can choose and reserve a vehicle registration number?

Lighting of motorcycles in Ireland
This document discusses the specific rules about the type of lamps and reflectors that must be fitted to motorcycles.

Lighting of bicycles in Ireland
All bicycles used in Ireland are required to have certain lighting fitted as standard.