Dáil Éireann - Volume 628 - 29 November, 2006
Written Answers. - Driver Testing.
Mr. Haughey Mr. Haughey
Mr. Haughey asked the Minister for Transport the reason driving tests have been outsourced to the National Car Test. [41237/06]
Mr. Brennan Mr. Brennan
Mr. Brennan: A block of 40,000 driving tests, which can be extended to 45,000 tests if necessary, was outsourced to SGS Ltd., the company contracted to conduct driving tests, as part of a package of measures to reduce the driving test backlog that also included employment of additional staff and a bonus scheme for staff. The Road Safety Authority now has responsibility for the delivery of driving tests and the operation of the outsourcing contract.
Dáil Éireann 628 Written Answers. Driver Testing.