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Taxi Statistics for Ireland 2020

NTA today published its annual Bulletin on Taxi Statistics for Ireland. Bulletin Topics: Overall SPSV Fleet Numbers Vehicle Licences Issued SPSV Fleet Profile SPSV Driver Licences SPSV Contact Management Compliance Compliments and Complaints Advisory Committee on Small Public Service Vehicles Read the full Taxi Statistics for Ireland Bulletin. Click here to see the Taxi Statistics Infographic...

Department of Transport announces details of eligibility and temporary extensions for EV schemes under Budget 2022

  “Department of Transport announces details of eligibility and temporary extensions for EV schemes under Budget 2022 The Department of Transport has today given more details on the increased supports for electric vehicles (EV)s announced under Budget 2022, and further information on eligibility and extensions into next year in recognition of the shortage of semi-conductors....

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 and May/June 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, together...

World Mental Health Day – 10/10/2021

In advance of World Mental Health Day on Sunday 10 October 2021, and in recognition of the unprecedented challenges which we have all faced since the arrival of the COVID-19 pandemic to Ireland, NTA would like to take this opportunity to remind SPSV operators of some of the supports which are available free of charge...

Transport for Ireland’s Taxi Campaign

See Transport for Ireland’s latest campaign in line with the easing of Government restrictions and the reopening of society.   Reconnecting with Nights Out Reconnecting with Taxi Glam

SPSV Information Line Telephone Number Change – effective from 01/10/2021

All 0761 numbers are being withdrawn by the Commission for Communications Regulation at the end of this year.  As a result, the new SPSV Information Line number, 0818 06 4000, will come into effect on 1 October 2021.   If you use the previous 0761 number to contact the SPSV Information Line on or after...

eSPSV21 closes as all €15m funding allocated

The eSPSV Grant Scheme 2021 is now closed and no further applications will be considered. The Department of Transport has advised that arising from the success of the Scheme and the exhaustion of its €15m funding allocation, the eSPSV Grant Scheme has now closed.   NTA will continue to administer all applications already received.  ...

SPSV Industry & Consumer Surveys

A confidential telephone survey of SPSV drivers nationwide is currently underway. This survey, which is the fourth in a series of industry surveys which commenced in September 2020, aims to establish how services have changed as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and covers areas such as current demand, operational expenses and insurance, together with...

Approved –Small Public Service Vehicle (Emergency Measure COVID-19) (Maximum Permissible Age) Regulations 2021

No taxi or hackney will have to leave the fleet because of age in 2022, all other licensing conditions being met, following the approval of the signing of this COVID-19 Emergency Measure by the NTA Board today. Provisions are already in place for 2021. These emergency regulations permit a one year extension to the final...