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Local Area Hackney – New Application – Lisronagh, Co. Tipperary

The Local Area Hackney (LAH) is a private hire category of SPSV that was created following the Taxi Regulation Review in 2012. The purpose of the LAH is to offer a SPSV service in a rural community where existing transport services do not serve the needs of the community. The LAH can meet the demand...

Local Area Hackney Update

The Local Area Hackney (LAH) is a private hire category of SPSV that was created following the Taxi Regulation Review in 2012. The purpose of the LAH is to offer a SPSV service in a rural community where existing transport services do not serve the needs of the community. The LAH can meet the demand...

Have Your Say on Taxi Fares and Payment Facilities: Final Reminder

NTA commenced two public consultations last month: proposed Maximum Taxi Fares for journeys nationwide; and a proposed cashless payment facility regulation for all taxis. Submissions to each consultation can be made by clicking here. The final date to make your submission and be part of the NTA’s considerations is noon this Friday – 27th May.

The May edition of the SPSV Industry Update (Issue 56) is now available.

Click below to view the May edition of the SPSV Industry Update.

Have Your Say – Reminder

Public Consultations commenced on 25th of April 2022 in relation to proposed Maximum Taxi Fares; and a proposed cashless payment facility regulation for all taxis. Submissions to the consultation can be made by clicking here. The final date to make your submission is noon on Friday 27th of May 2022.

SPSV Licence Renewal Reminder

SPSV Licence Renewal Reminder – Starting the Process Early does not Impact the Licence Validity Period   If your SPSV licence is due to expire in the coming months, NTA recommends that you begin the renewal process as soon as possible to avoid delays during a very busy summer in the inspection centres. You can...

Introduction of Reduced Late Renewal Fees from 1 July 2022

Introduction of Reduced Late Renewal Fees from 1 July 2022   NTA first implemented the waiver on late renewal fees at the start of the Covid-19 pandemic to assist the SPSV industry. Last year NTA introduced emergency regulations which extended that waiver to 30 June 2022. After this date, licence holders will again have to...

Taxi Public Consultations 2022

A Public Consultation on the National Maximum Taxi Fare Review Report 2022 and Proposed Maximum Fares Order commenced today. The proposal also includes making cashless payment facilities mandatory for all taxis, aiming to bring Ireland in line with other European jurisdictions. Submissions to the consultation can be made by clicking here: https://www.nationaltransport.ie/public-consultations/

Full €15m allocated on eSPSV grant applications in 2 months

Over 1,000 applications were received for the extremely popular eSPSV22 Grant Scheme in its first two months.  985 Provisional Grant Offers have already been issued with 15 grants approved for payment so far. The Department of Transport, which funds the eSPSV22 Grant Scheme, says “the scheme is paused to allow those drivers with grants approved...