Compliance activities in March 2015

8 April 2015

During March, five unlicensed operators were detected by compliance officers. Three detections were in Dublin and two in Tipperary.

Compliance officers recorded 976 formal checks of small public service vehicles during the month. In March, 47 Fixed Payment Notices were issued, with the majority of these for drivers who were not associated to the vehicle that they were driving.

Complaints March 2015

A total of 35 complaints were received during March 2015.  The majority of these complaints related to behaviour of drivers.

Prosecutions in March 2015

In March, the Authority prosecuted 43 cases at District Courts around the country. 13 of these cases concerned operators without valid licences; the remainder were for non-payment of a Fixed Payment Notice