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#Taxi Drivers

# taxi-drivers - Tuesday 26 September, 2017

From The Daily Edge 15 songs that always come on in the taxi at the end of a night out Pass The Aux

15 songs that always come on in the taxi at the end of a night out

“Who’s gonna drive you home … ?”

# taxi-drivers - Sunday 30 July, 2017

Wanted: taxi drivers to help give hundreds of kids a special day out in Dublin

The event has been running in Dublin since 1960, offering a fun day out every year for children with special needs.

# taxi-drivers - Sunday 1 January, 2017

From alleged aggression to dog allergies: Why people complain about taxi drivers

“The driver, to my surprise, took offence … saying that he didn’t need to take such abuse and he is not bringing me home but kicking me out.”

# taxi-drivers - Saturday 31 December, 2016

Here are the most common reasons people complain about taxis

Most of the complaint outcomes involved no further action as the complainant didn’t respond or there was no evidence of an offence.

# taxi-drivers - Tuesday 13 September, 2016

Ireland's legal profession just pointed the finger firmly at insurers when it comes to spiralling motor insurance costs

The Oireachtas finance committee has been hearing from all sides in the motor insurance dispute today.

# taxi-drivers - Saturday 10 September, 2016

'I can see it in them': Success for suicide prevention service run by Irish taxi drivers

Derek Devoy, who set up the service, suffered from depression for four years and wants to do something to help people in trouble.

# taxi-drivers - Wednesday 17 August, 2016

From The Daily Edge A taxi driver in Mayo is offering Leaving Certs free lifts tonight for a lovely reason Safe Home

# taxi-drivers - Tuesday 10 May, 2016

Taxi drivers work an average of five hours a day, new study finds

A taxi drivers weekly earnings can range from €98 up to €1,189.

# taxi-drivers - Sunday 3 April, 2016

Dodgy tips, aggressive drivers, "smelly" vehicles - taxi complaints went through the roof in the last four years

More than half of the complaints made last year concerned the behaviour of taxi drivers.

# taxi-drivers - Thursday 11 February, 2016

From The Daily Edge Dublin taxi drivers explain what love means to them Cab Of Love

# taxi-drivers - Wednesday 21 October, 2015

It’s Man -V- Sat Nav as London cabbies pitch street battle against Uber

London’s black taxi drivers say phones and apps will never be a match for ‘The Knowledge’.

# taxi-drivers - Saturday 11 July, 2015

From The Daily Edge 11 things you should never do to a taxi driver again Mr Taxi Man

11 things you should never do to a taxi driver again

“TURN UP THIS SONG I REALLY LIKE IT.”

# taxi-drivers - Thursday 25 June, 2015

Courtney Love got 'taken hostage' during a protest in Paris

Then she gave the French President a serious talking to.

# taxi-drivers - Thursday 18 June, 2015

Dublin woman spared jail after smashing beer bottle over taxi driver's head

“I’m not going to pay you. Leave me alone or I’m going to fight you,” her co-accused said.

# taxi-drivers - Saturday 4 April, 2015

Taxi drivers drink pesticides in protest over licensing

The incident took place in the Chinese capital’s landmark Wangfujing shopping street.

# taxi-drivers - Saturday 20 December, 2014

Heading out over Christmas? There might be rogue taxi drivers about

Taxi groups are calling for more enforcement of regulations.

# taxi-drivers - Saturday 20 September, 2014

Taxi driver injured as his car is stolen by man armed with knife

A 31-year-old man has been arrested.

# taxi-drivers - Tuesday 9 September, 2014

Fair play: Taxi drivers are throwing a huge party for 850 kids with special needs Fun

Fair play: Taxi drivers are throwing a huge party for 850 kids with special needs

Last year, organisers had struggled to get enough drivers involved but this year is going to be bigger and better than ever.

# taxi-drivers - Monday 25 August, 2014

Taxi-drivers call for grants to 'carjack-proof' their vehicles

The National Private Hire and Taxi Association have spoken out after yesterday’s attack on a Dublin taxi driver.

# taxi-drivers - Saturday 16 August, 2014

From The Daily Edge 12 times Irish taxi drivers were complete and utter legends Taxi Drivers

# taxi-drivers - Thursday 10 July, 2014

Clampdown on rogue taxi drivers reportedly resulted in no arrests

The Department of Transport defended publicising the campaign before it took place.

# taxi-drivers - Thursday 26 June, 2014

Rogue taxi drivers beware: Gardaí are clamping down

An Garda Síochána will be targeting taxis and hackneys as part of a national campaign this weekend.

# taxi-drivers - Sunday 15 June, 2014

Relax taxi drivers … you won’t be in trouble for using your smartphone for directions

The Transport Minister clarified that “non-email communication received via the internet is not covered by the new regulations”.

# taxi-drivers - Wednesday 5 March, 2014

The Government's priorities (part 2), IBRC mortgages and taxi regulation

Everything happening in Leinster House today.

# taxi-drivers - Wednesday 25 September, 2013

Biggest ever review of taxi regulation to be discussed in Oireachtas

An Oireachtas sub-Committee will discuss 103 amendments to the proposed taxi regulation law, which will see a shake-up of the industry.

# taxi-drivers - Wednesday 21 August, 2013

Taxi drivers to discuss new security options following recent attacks

A taxi driver was badly beaten and had his car stolen after being threatened at knife-point in west Dublin overnight.

# taxi-drivers - Sunday 18 August, 2013

Taxi drivers 'badly' needed for this year's special children's outing

The event has been running in Dublin since 1960, offering a fun day out every year for children with special needs.

# taxi-drivers - Saturday 27 July, 2013

From The Daily Edge The 9 most annoying things taxi drivers say to passengers Late For Work?

The 9 most annoying things taxi drivers say to passengers

Have you nothing smaller?

# taxi-drivers - Monday 3 December, 2012

500 taxi drivers protest in Dublin city centre

Tiomanai Tacsai Na HEireann wants the government to enter into discussion with them before they implement their key actions on the future of taxi regulation.

# taxi-drivers - Tuesday 27 November, 2012

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Taxi drivers to protest review of fare structure

A group representing drivers said business over the last year has decreased already as people have less disposable income.

# taxi-drivers - Friday 24 August, 2012

The 9 at 9: Friday

The nine stories you need to know as you start your day.

# taxi-drivers - Thursday 23 August, 2012

The 9 at 9: Thursday

The nine stories you need to know as you start your day.

# taxi-drivers - Wednesday 22 August, 2012

Latest: Taxi disruption is ongoing at Dublin Airport

Services have been withdrawn over a dispute about the number of parking spaces for drivers at the airport. It was thought that a resolution had been reached but taxi services continue to be disrupted.

# taxi-drivers - Thursday 17 May, 2012

Column: A response from an Irish taxi driver

Following on from the debate about attitudes towards non-Irish national taxi drivers, one Irish driver says he has noted antipathy towards non-nationals – but that it is also important not to pigeonhole Irish cabbies.

# taxi-drivers - Tuesday 15 May, 2012

‘Inherently racist’ – Varadkar critical of signs of ‘Irishness’ on Dublin taxis

Transport Minister Leo Varadkar also said that stickers indicating that a driver was Irish were “inherently racist”.

# taxi-drivers - Monday 14 May, 2012

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Are some Dublin taxi drivers using covert signal of ‘Irishness’? Green Lights This post contains images

Are some Dublin taxi drivers using covert signal of ‘Irishness’? Exclusive

Have you seen those green lights on the roofs of taxis? TheJournal.ie investigation indicates some are being used to signal to the public – and to other drivers – that the vehicles are being driven by Irish nationals.

# taxi-drivers - Thursday 5 January, 2012

Taxi drivers’ group ‘not aware’ of racist abuse problem

The Irish Taxi Drivers’ Federation made the comments after an assaulted Nigerian driver said he was subjected to racism daily.

# taxi-drivers - Thursday 16 June, 2011

Taxi drivers suffer 19 strokes and heart attacks on one rank

The pressure on cabbies to make a living in an increasingly crowded industry is also driving some to suicide.

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