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SPSV Compliance Activities in August 2014

During August a total of 8 unlicensed operators were detected in different areas of the country. These comprised:   •    7 unlicensed operators detected in Dublin; •    1 unlicensed operator detected in Clare. The were no court sittings during the month of August. In September, there are 18 cases due for trial, for a variety...

Maximum Fares Review 2014

The first national maximum taxi fare was introduced in 2006. Since then a two year cycle of fare reviews has been undertaken. Reviews took place in 2008 (8.3% increase in the maximum taxi fares), in 2010 and in 2012, neither resulted in a change to the fare levels. As two years has elapsed since the...

SPSV Industry Newsletter Issue 26 – August 2014

A new edition of the SPSV Newsletter is now available. Please click on the below link to read it. SPSV Newsletter Issue 26 -August 2014

SPSV Compliance Activities in July 2014

During July a total of 9 unlicensed operators were detected in different areas of the country. These comprised: 2 unlicensed operators detected in Dublin; 2 unlicensed operators detected in Clare; 3 unlicensed operators detected in Cork; 2 unlicensed operator detected in Kerry.   In total during the month of July, 2,676 checks of small public...

Taxi Sharing

As you know a taxi may not stand for hire at a bus stop. Remember, however, that a taxi may be hailed by a person standing  at a bus stop (the principal hirer) and several parties may share it.  Only with the full consent of the principal hirer may a taxi driver invite or allow...

SPSV Compliance Activities in June 2014

During June a total of 14 unlicensed operators were detected in different areas of the country. These comprised: •    4 unlicensed operators detected in Dublin; •    4 unlicensed operators detected in Clare; •    3 unlicensed operators detected in Cork; •    2 unlicensed operators detected in Tipperary; •    1 unlicensed operator detected in Kerry.   In...

An Garda Síochána Appeal for Information

An Garda Síochána at Store Street Station, Dublin 1 request the assistance of SPSV members relating to an incident, which occurred on Sunday the 8 of June 2014 between the hours of 21:00 and 23:00 at the Taxi Rank to the rear of Connolly Train station between Common Street and Amiens Street, Dublin 1, (Cobble...

SPSV Compliance Activities in May 2014

During May a total of 21 unlicensed operators were detected in different areas of the country. Read more

SPSV Compliance Activities – April 2014

A number of general compliance checks and pre-planned operations, many with the assistance of Gardaí, have resulted in a number of successful detections and also prosecutions at court during the first month of operation of the new legislation.