Compliance Activities in December 2014

7 January 2015

During December, 1 unlicensed operator was detected in Dublin.

Compliance officers recorded 1520 formal checks of small public service vehicles during the month. As well as the detections of unlicensed operators, 76 Fixed Penalty Notices were issued to drivers, with the majority of these penalties issued for standing illegally for hire or to drivers who were not associated to the vehicle that they were driving.

Complaints December 2014

A total of 113 complaints were received during December 2014.  The majority of these complaints related to driver conduct.

Prosecutions December 2014

In December, ten prosecutions were brought before the courts. Five individuals were convicted and another five had their cases adjourned until early 2015.