Tallaght Driving Test routes

The Test Routes App

Pinnacle Driving School have developed an amazing new App that helps learner drivers get familiar with the Driving Test area and the various Driving Test routes. So far Tallaght Driving Test Routes, Naas Driving Test Routes, Dun Laoghaire Driving Test Routes, Mulhuddart Driving Test Routes and Raheny Driving Test Routes have been added with new test routes added every month. 

The App is free to download and is availalable from both the PlayStore and iOS.

The Test Routes App

Pinnacle Driving School have developed an amazing new App that helps learner drivers get familiar with the Driving Test area and the various Driving Test routes. So far Tallaght Driving Test Routes, Naas Driving Test Routes, Dun Laoghaire Driving Test Routes, Mulhuddart Driving Test Routes and Raheny Driving Test Routes have been added with new test routes added every month. 

The App is free to download and is availalable from both the PlayStore and iOS.

Tallaght Driving Test routes

Driving Test Questions & Answers Ireland

At Pinnacle Driving School we encourage pupils to ask questions on anything they are unsure about. We can guarantee that no matter how trivial, silly or stupid you think the question is, we can guarantee that it won’t be something we have already been asked a hundred times before. Only by asking questions can you fill in the gaps in your knowledge and learn faster. Below are some of the most common questions we are asked.

If you have any similar queries please email [email protected] and we will both reply in person and add the question and answer to this page.

You do not have to be a current pupil of Pinnacle Driving School to avail of this service.

Driving Test Questions & Answers Ireland
When can you overtake on the left?

When you are turning left, when the car in front is turning right, or in 2 lanes of slow moving traffic

At a junction with roads of equal importance, to who should you give way?

Traffic on the right and traffic already turning.

At a STOP sign that has no white line, where would you stop?

At the STOP sign.

What position would you take up for a right turn in a one-way street?

The extreme right-hand lane

How would you know a zebra crossing at night?

By the yellow flashing beacons.

What does the island in the center of a pedestrian crossing mean?

Each side of the island is a separate crossing

Name the restrictions in relation to the use of the horn?

It must not be used between the hours of 11.30pm and 7.00am in a built-up area, except in an emergency.

When driving at night when should you dip your headlights?

(a) When meeting oncoming traffic

(b) When following close behind another vehicle

(c) On continuously lit roads

(d) At the beginning and end of lighting-up hours

(e) In fog or snow

What should you do if dazzled by lights of an oncoming vehicle?

Slow down or stop if necessary.

What is a clearway?

Stopping and parking prohibited (except by buses or taxis) for a period indicated on the sign.

What does a broken yellow line mean? 12. What does a single yellow line mean? 13. What does a double yellow line mean?

A broken yellow line marks the edge of the road (also known as a hard shoulder)

Half a meter

How close to a junction can you park?

 5 meters

Where should you not park?

Near a bend, the brow of a hill, a humpback bridge, at a continuous white line, where your vehicle would obstruct a sign, at an entrance, at a bus stop, opposite another vehicle on a narrow road or at a taxi rank.

Where should you not overtake?

At a bend, a junction, a brow of a hill, a humpback bridge, at a continuous white line or anywhere your view of oncoming traffic is restricted.

What is the safe distance to drive from the car in front?

Allow 1 meter for each mph and double if the surface is wet or observe the “two-second rule”.

If you saw a red triangle on the road, what would it mean?

That there is an obstruction or a breakdown ahead.

At a junction when traffic lights are not working, to whom should you give way?

Traffic on the right and traffic already turning.

What does an amber traffic light mean?

Stop unless you are too close to stop safely behind the white lines.

Name three people in authority for whom you must stop?

A Garda, a school warden or a person in charge of animals.

Describe the road markings for No Entry?

A continuous white line with a broken white line behind it.

When can you cross a continuous white line?

To avoid an obstruction, for access, or if there is a broken white line on your side of the continuous white line.

What is the National speed limit; Motorway limit; Minimum tire depth?

(a) 100 km/ph ,

(b) 120 km/ph

(c) 1.6mm

What rules apply to a box junction?

You must not enter unless your way ahead is clear with the exception of turning right. When you can enter and wait in the box if you are not obstructing other traffic.

If there are two parallel white lines in the center of the road, one continuous, one broken, which one would you obey?

You obey the line on your side of the road.

What do two parallel broken white lines in the center of the road mean?

There will be one or two continuous white lines ahead.

What does a broken white line in the center of the road mean?

You may overtake if safe to do so.

What do white horizontal lines in the center of the road mean?

Treat them like a traffic island. You do not enter.

Why is a STOP sign octagonal and a YIELD sign triangular (inverted)?

To recognize them in snow conditions