Driving in Ireland for Tourists
Drive on the left side of the road at all times.
At a junction where no road has priority yield to traffic coming from the right.
Always drive anti-clockwise on roundabout. Treat the roundabout as a normal junction, so yield right of way to traffic approaching on the roundabout.
Motorways have white on blue signs. The ‘Entry to Motorway’ sign means that Motorway Regulations apply from that point. Vehicles prohibited from using motorways include:
- Agricultural vehicles
- Mobility scooters
- Provisional licence holders
- Slow vehicles
- Vehicles under 50cc,
On motorways special speed limit of 120 km applies.
The maximum speed limit for a car towing a caravan is 80 km per hour.
In the Republic of Ireland the speed limit is in kilometres per hour. While in Northern Ireland it is in Miles per hour