In April, Compliance Officers detected six individuals operating without valid SPSV licences; two in Cork and one each in Offaly, Clare, Wexford and Roscommon.
Compliance officers recorded 1065 formal checks of small public service vehicles during the month. In April, 33 Fixed Payment Notices were issued, with the majority of these for drivers who were not associated to the vehicle that they were driving.
Complaints April 2015
A total of 115 complaints were received during April 2015. The majority of these complaints related to behaviour of drivers.
Prosecutions in April 2015
In March, the Authority prosecuted 7 cases at District Courts around the country. Four of these matters were heard, and three have been adjourned to a later date. Of the four cases heard, all resulted in convictions. 1 of these cases concerned an operator without a valid licence, and 3 were for non-payment of a Fixed Payment Notice