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Can I used the Disabled Passengers Scheme?

Hi there,

My Dad has recently stopped driving; he's 88 and his mobility has become an issue. Can I apply for a primary med cert and claim back VAT and VRT on a new car? I am an only child and his only means of transportation. Also, how much would the allowance be on a car worth €40,000, for example?

Thanks for your time, John

Filed under miscellaneous - Asked by John Mulrooney (Dublin) - Fri, 23 Aug 2019 11:31


How to change to imperial in my Peugeot?

How to change from Metric to Imperial units in my Peugeot 3008 SUV?

Filed under miscellaneous - Asked by Robert Bease (Kirkcaldy) - Sun, 22 Mar 2020 11:51


Checking correct lane at a roundabout...

Hi ,

If I'm travelling in the left lane on a two lane road and come up to a roundabout and don't take the first exit off the roundabout but go on to the second or third, do I have priority over a car that is traveling in the right lane? What if the car in the right lane wants to come off on the second exit and I'm continuing on to the third while staying in the left lane? What is the position if the car in the right hits me as it seeks to make a turn? Note: I'm not asking which lane I should be in, just what is the position if I stick to the left lane.

Thanks

Philip

Filed under miscellaneous - Asked by Philip Donegan (Ballina) - Sun, 15 Mar 2020 07:48


Age limit on 'subscribe and drive' services?

Hi,

I would like to know what age restriction limit there is for the subscribe and drive service, since I am 81 years old? My driving licence renewal date is Feb 2023.

Thank you.

Filed under miscellaneous - Asked by Herbert Van Den Burg (Westport) - Mon, 20 Jan 2020 20:21


Can I apply for a motorcycle A2 permit?

I just passed my motorbike theory test. It says AM motorcycles/mopeds. Does this mean I can't apply for an A2 learner permi?

Filed under miscellaneous - Asked by Terence O Sullivan (Cork) - Tue, 21 Jan 2020 18:34


Thoughts on wireless key related car theft?

Hi,

I'm going to buy a Volvo car that has a keyless entry. These "keys" only send a signal that can be received when you are up close to the car. Do I understand correctly that the devices that car thieves use can nonetheless pick up the signal at some distance? I understand that there are Faraday boxes that one can get that block the signal or you can probably reprogramme the car so that they don't work, but this obviously defeats the benefit.

Thanks Philip

Filed under miscellaneous - Asked by Philip Donegan (Ballina) - Mon, 18 Nov 2019 08:44


Easiest way to change ownership of a car?

My boyfriend at the time said he would give me his car, but we have broken up since and I don't want the car anymore. He has sent me over the logbook and the car he is now driving still is under my name when it was previously in his name, so my question is how do I get it back under his name? I have tried looking online and can't find anything. I have the logbook; does he just need to fill in his details and send it off then?

Thank you

Filed under miscellaneous - Asked by Nikita Heffernan (Limerick) - Tue, 01 Oct 2019 14:17


Can I rent a DeLorean in Ireland to drive?

Hello!

My name is Kira. My husband and I will travel to Ireland in September. And we would like to take a 2-3 hour ride on the legendary DeLorean DMC-12 in Dublin or Belfast for the experience and cool photos! Dates: ~8-22 September 2019. Tell me, please, is it possible? What documents are needed and how much will it cost?

Thanks for your reply, have a nice day!

Filed under miscellaneous - Asked by Kira Kira (Saint-Petersburg) - Wed, 21 Aug 2019 09:40


Can I fit a swivel seat to a Honda CR-V?

Please advise if a swivel passenger seat can be fitted to a Honda CR-V.

Thanks

Joe

Filed under miscellaneous - Asked by Joe Mungovan (Ennis) - Sat, 15 Jun 2019 15:38


How much weight does a car jack take?

Hi.

In line with your offer to ask you "anything", is it possible to know what proportion of a car's weight is lifted when you jack up on one side to change a wheel? Presumably some of the weight is being taken by the two wheels that remain on the ground. I ask this because, for a different job unrelated to the car, I want to buy a small hydraulic bottle jack (the smallest smallest possible to fit into a particular space) and I'm wondering if the max lift of the bottle jack is less than the total weight of the car, would it be safe to use it for changing a tyre.

As always, many thanks in advance, Philip

Filed under miscellaneous - Asked by Philip Donegan (Ballina) - Sun, 28 Oct 2018 08:58


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