Before Entering the Tunnel 
  • Check fuel gauge​​

  • Tune into FM radio station to hear safety instructions, in case of incident

  • Switch on headlights

  • Take off your sunglasses

  • ​Obey lane control signs

  • ​​Observe height restriction (4.6m max)

Safe Conduct in the Tunnel 
  • Obey the speed limit​

  • Bicycles are prohibited​​

  • Maintain a safe distance  between vehicles​​​

  • Stay in lane, do not overtake​

  • Do not turn or reverse

  • Do not stop, except in an emergency, until you have left the tunnel and are clear of the exit

Accident or Emergency
  • Switch on your warning lights​

  • Switch off the engine​​

  • Stay close to your vehicle​​

  • Call for help from a safety panel

  • If your vehicle is on fire, if possible drive out of the tunnel

  • If that is not possible, pull over, switch off the engine and leave the vehicle immediately, use the nearest emergency exit​

  • Call for help from a safety panel​​

  • If you can, put out the fire using fire fighting appliances (extinguisher or hose reel) available at the safety panels in the tunnel

Dublin Tunnel Control Building

East Wall Road, Dublin D03 NH33 Ireland 

Phone: (01) 884 8442 | Email:

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