Riverstick Motors Ltd. 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 in Riverstick, Co. Cork
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.
Riverstick Motors offer a full range of Heavy goods vehicle testing and Light goods vehicle testing.
Our price list includes vat.
|Light Goods Vehicles (LGV)||Test Price||Retest Price|
|Light Goods Vehicle||€86.09||€43.05|
|Heavy Goods Vehicles (HGV)||Test Price||Retest Price|
|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||€89.70|
|7.5 Tonnes (4 or more Axles)||€200.94||€100.47|
|Trailers / Semi-Trailers (in excess of 3.5 tonnes)||€129.15||€64.58|
|Tachograph (Analog) 6 years||€209.98||€0.00|
|Tachograph (Digital) 2 Years||€209.98||€0.00|
|Tachograph (Analog) 2 Yearly Inspection||€164.58||€0.00|
All commercial vehicles are required by law to have an annual commercial vehicle test.
At Riverstick Motors we have well equipped modern premises with both HGV and LGV lanes.
Q: Where is the Test Centre?
A: Take the main Cork Airport to Kinsale road. We' re located 10 minutes from the airport roundabout in the village of Riverstick..
Q: What are the opening hours?
A: We are open Monday to Friday, 9am to 5.30pm. We are closed each day for lunch between 1pm and 1.30pm.
Q: How often do I need to test my vehicle?
A: It is mandatory to test your goods vehicle yearly after its initial registration..
Q: How much do vehicle tests cost?
A: Prices vary depending on the test and the vehicle. Our prices are available on the "Services" page.
Payment can be made by credit and debit cards and cash. We do not accept cheques..
Q: What happens if my vehicle fails the test?
A: If your vehicle fails, our testers will issue you with a 'fail report'. Then you have 21 days or 4000km (which ever comes first) to rectify the errors and have a retest. The cost of the test is 50% of the original price, however if you fail to present your vehicle within the time limit, the full price will be charged..
Q: How do I make a booking?
A: You can book online by clicking here, or you can contact us over the phone..
Q: What is required for the Commercial Vehicle Test?
A: 1. The original Certificateof Registration and Licensing,formely called Vehicle Licensing Certificate
(VLC), also called form RF-101, informally called the Tax Book or the Log Book.
(Note: This must be produced for the test to take place.Copies are not acceptable.)
2. The appropriate Fee..
Q: I have a 4x4 'jeep', do i need a NCT or DOE?
A: If your vehicle type is 'Private' you need to test it at the NCT centre,if your vehicle type is 'Commercial' you need to test it at a DOE centre..
From Cork city - take the main Cork Airport to Kinsale road. We are located 10 minutes from the airport roundabout in the village of Riverstick. On the left hand side of the street before the Topaz petrol station.