Petition for the resignation of Noel Dempsey, Minister for transport Ireland. sign now

We, the undersigned, hereby call for the resignation of the Minister of Transport Noel Dempsey, over his appalling and ludicrous decision to force Learner drivers to be accompanied by a qualified driver at all times, or face fines of up to 1000. This is not in anyway possible for the majority of us, due to work and daily travel commitments. It is also not feasible due to the long waiting lists for full licence tests, and the fact that only 5 days notice of this change to the law has been given. It is clear that Noel Dempsey is unfit to hold this position any longer and we ask for his immediate removal from office.

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Latest Signatures

  • 04 January 2016538. Conor C
    disgraceful decision
  • 02 January 2016537. Ian M
    How is it that if you get a full licence you can drive a car but yet you are not entitled to sit with a learner driver when they are driving.Its an absolute disgrace. As usual the RSA havent thought this through.
  • 23 December 2015536. Colin M
    I support this petition
  • 12 December 2015535. Sean D
    We need a leed in time of 6 months on this law change
  • 03 December 2015534. Frank R
    Learner drivers have as much business behind the wheel of a car on their own as trainee pilots have in a cockpit on their own. Just because it inconveniences you doesn't make it wrong driving is a privilage not a right.
  • 03 December 2015533. Marion C
    I support this petition
  • 23 November 2015532. Tim M
    I support this petition
  • 21 November 2015531. Hazel Henderson
    I support this petition
  • 15 November 2015530. Fiona J
    It would make more sense to introduce a scheme to school students to teach them to drive responsibly and it would be more sensible for the government to bring an end to the speeding which is the real killer. As it is the government just seems to be lining
  • 07 November 2015529. Conor Mcd
    I support this petition
  • 03 November 2015528. Sinead Garrison
    I support this petition
  • 22 October 2015527. Kenneth S
    I support this petition
  • 18 September 2015526. Bridget K
    It is not goin to be possible for all young people to be constantly accompanied by a permanent driver at all times. What happens when the young person goes to work an can't bring their father/older brother/ sister/ neighbour along with them. It is an extr
  • 07 September 2015525. Mags Rowe
    This is not a signature against the new rules this is a signature against the petition. The majority of L Drivers are L Drivers because they cant be bothered to apply for the test. Its a joke that they are allowed on the road without a full Licence driver
  • 06 September 2015524. Christopher N
    They should have a time based system - so that you can drive between the hours of seven am and eight pm to allow people to commute to work / actually do their jobs. I wouldn't have an issue if they want to take L platers off the road at night given that t
  • 05 September 2015523. Francois B
    I support this petition
  • 12 August 2015522. Stuart C
    FF has currently lost my vote
  • 31 July 2015521. Maggie B
    Learner drivers should always have a full licence driver with them untill they pass there test.. ther are anough accidents on the roads as it is.
  • 31 July 2015520. Susie D
    How can you expect people to adhere to this without providing the proper infastructure for alternative transport means to those affected? The proposed system is a good one, however it should be implemented with advanced warning and for those NEW to the ro
  • 27 July 2015519. Stephen Cardenas
    its a disgrace, Im a GP currently using a provisional Licence, What implication is this going to have on my Patients
  • 21 July 2015518. Pauline B
    I support this petition
  • 11 July 2015517. Wala S
    Without my car, I'll have to walk 2 miles to the well to get water for my family. This is an absolute disgrace.
  • 28 June 2015516. Mary B
    I support this petition
  • 25 June 2015515. Garreth O
    I fully agree that something needs to done with the amount of provisional drivers on the roads, However this is the worst way to go about it. How about getting the waiting times for tests to 6 weeks before implementing this stupid law. Noel Brett and Gay
  • 10 June 2015514. Trevor M
    Guess it's back to the old ass and cart so !!!!
  • 24 May 2015513. Michelle C
    I support this petition
  • 11 May 2015512. Angela K
    I am waiting for my yest 8 weeks already am going to be pushed further down the line now for emergiencies bloody ridiculous after paying tax for a year that now i cant even drive my car !!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Minister for Transport, Noel Dempsey (Ireland)


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