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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.

Age Rules for Small Public Service Vehicles

Maximum age limits for all SPSV categories are explained in this information leaflet. Small Public Service Vehicles Age Rules (information leaflet)