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
There are strict rules in place regarding the format and dimensions of vehicle registration plates in Ireland. This document explains the rules and how you can choose and reserve a vehicle registration number.

Motorcycle lights
This document discusses the specific rules about the type of lights and reflectors that must be fitted to motorcycles.