Shane Ross plans Brexit deal on driving licences

The mutual recognition of Irish and British driving licences will lapse once Britain leaves the EU in 2019

11th June, 2017
Shane Ross

Minister for Transport Shane Ross is planning a Brexit deal on driving licences with the British government.

The mutual recognition of Irish and British driving licences will lapse once Britain leaves the EU in 2019. This would mean that many of the 300,000 British citizens living here would have to sit an Irish driving test because their British driving licence would no longer be valid.

It would also require the 430,000 Irish-born people living in Britain to...

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