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#Taxi Industry

# taxi-industry - Thursday 5 August, 2021

Stranded, refused and left waiting: Disabled people 'on tenterhooks' trying to access taxis
# REFUSED ENTRY
# REFUSED ENTRY

Stranded, refused and left waiting: Disabled people 'on tenterhooks' trying to access taxis

Updated Aug 5th 2021, 10:40 AM 21,577 Views 19 Comments
  • Advocates are concerned low availability of accessible taxis is leading to reduced independence, reports Maria Delaney of Noteworthy, our investigative platform.
  • Most accessibility-related complaints involved taxi drivers refusing to take guide dogs or wheelchair users.
  • Two-thirds of the current wheelchair accessible vehicles in the taxi fleet are based in the Greater Dublin area.

# taxi-industry - Saturday 6 October, 2018

'That is insane': Taxi driver quoted €17,000 for insurance 'had no choice' but to pay so he could work
# Insurance
# Insurance

'That is insane': Taxi driver quoted €17,000 for insurance 'had no choice' but to pay so he could work

Oct 6th 2018, 6:35 AM 58,916 Views 102 Comments

The cost of insurance for taxi drivers has increased sharply in the past three years, the National Private Hire and Taxi Association.

# taxi-industry - Thursday 7 June, 2018

Hoteliers say taxis should be forced to offer card payments as a 'basic service'
# Tourism And Transport
# Tourism And Transport

Hoteliers say taxis should be forced to offer card payments as a 'basic service'

Jun 7th 2018, 3:21 PM 380 Views 1 Comment

The industry’s lobby group has described cabbies as ‘ambassadors for their country’.

# taxi-industry - Monday 11 January, 2016

Now the ribbon cutting is done, this is what Uber has in store for Ireland
# Stage Is Set
# Stage Is Set

Now the ribbon cutting is done, this is what Uber has in store for Ireland

Jan 11th 2016, 8:00 PM 36,596 Views 57 Comments

The company opened its new base today.

# taxi-industry - Wednesday 6 February, 2013

Cab company says 'Phone a Dub - Get a Dub' message is good for business
# Taxi Cabs
# Taxi Cabs

Cab company says 'Phone a Dub - Get a Dub' message is good for business

Feb 6th 2013, 5:49 PM 35,652 Views 163 Comments

When contacted, the person who answered the call said that it was ‘trying to insinuate that the company is local and that we have local drivers.’

# taxi-industry - Tuesday 31 January, 2012

Taxis face licensing crackdown in 'radical' reform plan
# Taxis
# Taxis

Taxis face licensing crackdown in 'radical' reform plan

Jan 31st 2012, 5:23 PM 5,099 Views 49 Comments

A long-awaited Government review of the industry aims to “eliminate the rogue elements”, Minister Alan Kelly has said.

# taxi-industry - Monday 17 October, 2011

'Rogue operators' in taxi industry to be targeted by new measures
# Taxis
# Taxis

'Rogue operators' in taxi industry to be targeted by new measures

Oct 17th 2011, 8:38 PM 849 Views 24 Comments

The proposals will help crack down on criminals and benefit fraudsters working in the industry, a minister has said.

# taxi-industry - Wednesday 18 May, 2011

The worst 'Taxi Driver' in Ireland today?
# Taxi Driver
From The Daily Edge
# Taxi Driver

The worst 'Taxi Driver' in Ireland today?

May 18th 2011, 11:35 AM 1,654 Views 0 Comments

As crackdown on corruption and criminality in the taxi industry begins, the Irish Film Institute is showing reruns of psycho Travis Bickle on the big screen…

# taxi-industry - Tuesday 17 May, 2011

The Daily Fix: Tuesday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

May 17th 2011, 8:08 PM 3,476 Views 0 Comments

All the news of the day you might have missed…

Poll: Do you feel safe using an Irish taxi?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you feel safe using an Irish taxi?

May 17th 2011, 10:50 AM 6,446 Views 9 Comments

Last night’s RTE Prime Time Investigates unveiled corruption and criminality in elements of our taxi industry.

# taxi-industry - Thursday 17 February, 2011

Fine Gael plans illegal taxi crackdown
# Taxis
# Taxis

Fine Gael plans illegal taxi crackdown

Feb 17th 2011, 3:46 PM 1,349 Views 0 Comments

Party’s Cork North Central candidate Pat Burton says Fine Gael has identified four issues to help reform the taxi industry.