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National Maximum Taxi Fare Review

The National Maximum Fare Review is ongoing and a confidential telephone survey of approximately 500 drivers nationwide commenced last month. These surveys will provide information in the areas of insurance, fuel and other operating costs, together with current taxi demand and supply. NTA appreciates the time and assistance given by those who have answered calls and...

Minister Donohoe announces temporary reduction in excise duty on fuels

Minister for Finance, Paschal Donohoe TD, announced a temporary reduction in the excise duties charged on petrol, diesel and marked gas oil. An incorporeal Cabinet meeting was held yesterday morning and the Government gave approval to the proposal. Excise duty will reduce by 20 cent per litre of petrol and 15 cent per litre of...

Message from Dublin Airport Taxi Permits

“Daa would like to welcome you to apply for a permit to operate at Dublin Airport.  To apply and check the minimum requirements, please click here: https://www.dublinairport.com/b2b/airport-suppliers/taxi-operators”

SPSV Industry & Consumer Surveys

A confidential telephone survey of SPSV drivers nationwide and an online survey of consumers was carried out in September/October 2020 and repeated again in February/March, May/June and September/October 2021. These surveys aimed to establish how services have changed as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and covered areas such as demand, operational expenses and insurance,...

Taximeter Fare Correction Needed on “Once-Off” Public Holiday

18 March 2022 is a once-off public holiday in recognition of the efforts of the general public, volunteers and all workers during the COVID-19 pandemic, and in remembrance of people who lost their lives due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Taxi drivers are entitled to a Premium Rate fare on public holidays, Sundays and at night...

Once-off Public Holiday – 18 March 2022 – Premium Rate Applies All Day

On 19 January, the Government designated a once-off public holiday for Friday 18 March 2022 in recognition of the efforts of the general public, volunteers and all workers during the COVID-19 pandemic, and in remembrance of people who lost their lives due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  This public holiday is not included in the current...

The February edition of the SPSV Industry Update (Issue 55) is now available.

Click below to view the February edition of the SPSV Industry Update.

COVID-19: Reframing the Challenge, Continuing our Recovery and Reconnecting

Latest Government advice is that from Monday 28 February: • the mandatory requirement to wear masks will be removed, while the public health advice is that masks should continue to be worn on public transport and in healthcare settings remains • continue to manage risk for yourself and others who are more vulnerable by wearing...

Driver Telephone Surveys – National Maximum Taxi Fare Review

A confidential telephone survey of approximately 500 drivers nationwide commenced today as part of the National Maximum Taxi Fare Review. These surveys will provide information in the areas of insurance, fuel and other operating costs, together with current taxi demand and supply.  We would really appreciate your time and assistance if you receive a call....