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Public Consultation on SPSV (taxi, hackney or limousine) Driver Entry Requirements

The Authority is seeking opinions on the current SPSV driver licensing framework, together with the associated testing, training and monitoring of drivers, which has been in place since 2009. Should the current arrangements continue? Or should revised arrangements be put in place? We have prepared some information on driver licensing in both Ireland and other…

Application Period Closes for WAV16 – Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle Grant Scheme 2016

This Scheme, which aims to encourage the wider availability of wheelchair accessible vehicles in Ireland’s fleet has now closed for applications as the available funding has been expended.  WAV16 offered disability awareness training, together with financial assistance of up to €10,000 (depending on vehicle age) to purchase a WAV or to convert to a WAV….

Public Consultation on College Green Traffic Management Measures Launched

The National Transport Authority has been working closely with Dublin City Council to plan new traffic management measures at College Green and surrounding streets. The proposals envisage a new civic plaza in College Green and accommodate Luas Cross City movements in both directions, past the front of Trinity College. Dublin City Council is inviting submissions…

Easter Sunday 2016 -Taxi set-down and pick- up areas within Dublin city centre

Please refer to the links below to visualise the exact extent of traffic restrictions within Dublin city centre: An Garda Síochána Traffic Management Plan City Centre – Easter Parade 2016 www.ireland.ie/getting-around-dublin-over-easter Dublin City Council will set up a temporary taxi rank opposite the southern side of the Rotunda Hospital to replace the rank on O’…

St Patrick’s Festival 2016 – Parade Route Map – Traffic Management Plan – Road Closures – Parking Suspensions

From the Organisers of the St Patrick’s Festival: As part of the St. Patrick’s Day Festival, we will be hosting a number of events from Thursday 17 March to Sunday 20 March 2016 with some parking suspensions as outlined beginning on 16 March 2016. The attached road closures and parking restrictions will be in place…

Taxi Regulation (Small Public Service Vehicle) Regulation 2016

Following the commencement of the Public Transport Act 2016, the Authority proposes a new regulation, the Taxi Regulation (Small Public Service Vehicle) Regulation 2016, to effect the substitution of reference “25(3)” with “25(4)” in row 4, column 2 of the Table at Schedule 8 of the Taxi Regulation (Small Public Service Vehicle) Regulations 2015. Detail…