Dooley Motors Commercial Vehicle Test Centre

Sleaty Roundabout, Carlow, Ireland

email: testing@carlowvtn.ie
website: www.CarlowVTN.ie
tel: 059 913 1665
fax: 059 913 9691

Tests available:

Dooley Motors Test Centre is an approved HGV and LGV vehicle test centre. We are part of the VTN network and provide the full range of tests in our modern premises at Sleaty Roundabout, Carlow.

Our online booking system makes it easy to book a test. Full information about the test requirements are provided on this website and you can also use our interactive map to locate us.

Dooley Motors Vehicle Test Centre offers a full range of HGV (Heavy Goods Vehicle) and LGV (Light Goods Vehicle) testing.

Light Goods Vehicles (LGV) Test Price Retest Price
3.5 tonnes or less€86.09€43.04
Heavy Goods Vehicles (HGV) Test Price Retest Price
Ambulances€114.84€57.42
Trailers/Semi - Trailers (in excess of 3.5 tonnes)€129.15€64.57
Buses€179.42€89.71
Vehicles 3.5 tonnes - 7.5 tonnes€114.84€57.42
7.5 Tonnes (2 Axles)€143.56€71.78
7.5 Tonnes (3 Axles)€179.42€89.71
7.5 Tonnes (4 or more Axles)€200.94€100.47
Tachograph Calibration (2 years)€140.00€0.00
Tachograph Calibration (6 Years)€160.00€0.00
All of the above prices include VAT.
Click here to view the requirements for your test.

All commercial vehicles are required by law to have an annual commercial vehicle test. At Dooley Motors we have a well equipped modern premises with one HGV and two LGV lanes

FAQ

Q: Where is Dooley Motors Commercial Vehicle Test Centre?
A: We are conveniently situated at Sleaty Roundabout on the Portlaoise Road in Carlow town..

Q: When do I need to test my vehicle?
A: State Regulation requires a commercial vehicle to be tested once a year..

Q: What are Dooley Motors Commercial Vehicle Test Centre's opening hours?
A: We are open Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 5.30pm. We are closed each day for lunch between 1pm and 2pm.

Q: How much do vehicle tests cost?
A: Prices vary depending on the test and the vehicle..

Q: What happens if my vehicle fails the test?
A: A Re-Test must be carried out within 21 days of test and the vehicle must not have covered more than 4,000klm since the date of the original test. For Re-test prices please see the Price list..

Q: How do I make a booking?
A: You can book online, or you can contact us over the phone..

Map & contacts

Situated on the Sleaty Road Roundabout and just off the N80 from Dublin

GPS Codes

52' 50' 47.00'N - 6'56'37.00'W

From Dublin

Once in Carlow take the N80 turnoff at the Dr. Cullen roundabout near the Braun Factory, continue to the Athy roundabout & take the second exit. Go straight over the bridge and follow through until the next roundabout: At the Sleaty Road Roundabout - you will see Dooley Motors Ford Dealership directly in front of you. Take the first exit left off this roundabout and then take a right into the business park. Follow the road along and take the SECOND exit into Dooley Motors Test Centre on your right- pass the entrance to the main Dealership.

From Wexford (N81)

Coming from Wexford you will enter Carlow at the Tullow Road roundabout, here take third exit, continue the route until you reach the Hacketstown roundabout and take the second exit, follow this road until you arrive at the Deerpark roundabout and take the first exit here, continue this route and then take the N80 turnoff at the Dr. Cullen roundabout near the Braun Factory, continue to the Athy roundabout & take second exit. Go straight over the bridge and follow through until the next roundabout: At the Sleaty Road Roundabout - you will see Dooley Motors Ford Dealership directly in front of you. Take the first exit left off this roundabout and then take a right into the business park. Follow the road along and take the SECOND exit into Dooley Motors Test Centre on your right- pass the entrance to the main Dealership.

From Portlaoise(N80)

Follow the road signposted for Rosslare, pass the Talbot hotel on your left and at the next Roundabout : Sleaty Road roundabout you will see Dooley Motors Ford Dealership on your right. Take the third exit off this roundabout and then take a right into the business park. Follow the road along and take the SECOND exit into Dooley Motors Test Centre on your right- pass the entrance to the main Dealership

From Kilkenny(N9)

Follow the main road until you reach the Dr. Cullen roundabout take the N80 turnoff near the Braun Factory, continue to the Athy roundabout & take second exit. Go straight over the bridge and follow through until the next roundabout: At the Sleaty Road Roundabout - you will see Dooley Motors Ford Dealership directly in front of you. Take the first exit left off this roundabout and then take a right into the business park. Follow the road along and take the SECOND exit into Dooley Motors Test Centre on your right- pass the entrance to the main Dealership.