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#Taxi

# taxi - Thursday 8 October, 2020

Dublin taxi drivers 'working 10-12 hours for less than €50 or €60'
# Decimated
# Decimated

Dublin taxi drivers 'working 10-12 hours for less than €50 or €60'

Oct 8th 2020, 3:04 PM 46,194 Views 123 Comments

A number of taxi groups protested outside Leinster House today.

# taxi - Saturday 12 September, 2020

Taxi drivers 'leaving in droves' as industry hit hard by pandemic
# Income
# Income

Taxi drivers 'leaving in droves' as industry hit hard by pandemic

Sep 12th 2020, 10:30 AM 43,003 Views 69 Comments

Many drivers have been off the roads since March and there is still little work for them.

# taxi - Friday 19 June, 2020

'We've been thrown to the lions': Taxi drivers could be off the road for weeks due to NCT delays
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

'We've been thrown to the lions': Taxi drivers could be off the road for weeks due to NCT delays

Jun 19th 2020, 12:05 AM 40,560 Views 45 Comments

Some drivers can’t get NCT appointments before their taxi licence expires.

# taxi - Friday 3 April, 2020

Free Now offers healthcare workers and other medical staff 50% off taxi fares
# Taxi
# Taxi

Free Now offers healthcare workers and other medical staff 50% off taxi fares

Apr 3rd 2020, 10:25 AM 18,751 Views 42 Comments

A new mechanism will be available on their app to select the “medical” option to avail of the half price fare.

# taxi - Wednesday 26 February, 2020

Taxi company caught tampering with fare meter on one of its vehicles fined €2,000
# Dublin District Court
# Dublin District Court

Taxi company caught tampering with fare meter on one of its vehicles fined €2,000

Feb 26th 2020, 5:34 PM 30,026 Views 36 Comments

It followed an investigation by the National Standards Authority of Ireland.

# taxi - Wednesday 15 January, 2020

Tech has been the driving force behind the taxi industry’s evolution and it's not slowing down
# Startups And Tech
# Startups And Tech

Tech has been the driving force behind the taxi industry’s evolution and it's not slowing down

Jan 15th 2020, 11:24 AM 611 Views 1 Comment

Drivers and traditional companies have been thinking on their feet to keep up with new apps.

# taxi - Tuesday 12 November, 2019

'Accounting error' caused Irish Uber customers to be charged for journeys they didn't take
# Uber Unhappy
# Uber Unhappy

'Accounting error' caused Irish Uber customers to be charged for journeys they didn't take

Nov 12th 2019, 2:15 PM 13,049 Views 21 Comments

Some users were charged up to €70 after they failed to flag a taxi using the app.

# taxi - Monday 11 November, 2019

Taxi driver used remote control to add €9 onto fares without passenger knowing
# Court
# Court

Taxi driver used remote control to add €9 onto fares without passenger knowing

Nov 11th 2019, 5:12 PM 47,147 Views 58 Comments

He was fined €750 today for doing this 280 times.

# taxi - Wednesday 11 September, 2019

Man accused of racist attack on taxi driver after video went viral to plead guilty
# Courts
# Courts

Man accused of racist attack on taxi driver after video went viral to plead guilty

Sep 11th 2019, 4:49 PM 21,532 Views 0 Comments

Clive Mason appeared before Judge Bryan Smyth at Dublin District Court today.

# taxi - Monday 19 August, 2019

'Absolutely filthy': 610 complaints made about taxis in the first six months of the year
# Taxi
# Taxi

'Absolutely filthy': 610 complaints made about taxis in the first six months of the year

Aug 19th 2019, 5:46 PM 20,500 Views 42 Comments

Some 229 complaints concerned taxi driver behaviour while 214 related to overcharging.

# taxi - Wednesday 17 July, 2019

Man to stand trial accused of racist attack on taxi driver after video of alleged incident went viral
# Courts
# Courts

Man to stand trial accused of racist attack on taxi driver after video of alleged incident went viral

Jul 17th 2019, 3:56 PM 23,666 Views 0 Comments

Clive Mason appeared before Judge Bryan Smyth at Dublin District Court today.

# taxi - Monday 20 May, 2019

Taxi driver who sexually assaulted three women within two weeks jailed for 5 years
# Mansoor Uddin
# Mansoor Uddin

Taxi driver who sexually assaulted three women within two weeks jailed for 5 years

May 20th 2019, 4:15 PM 23,940 Views 55 Comments

Mansoor Uddin pleaded guilty on the morning of his trial last February at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court.

# taxi - Sunday 12 May, 2019

'Our neighbours, our friends and family': Campaign launched encouraging respect for taxi drivers
# NTA
# NTA

'Our neighbours, our friends and family': Campaign launched encouraging respect for taxi drivers

May 12th 2019, 1:18 PM 16,289 Views 43 Comments

It comes after a high-profile incident involving an alleged assault on a taxi driver.

# taxi - Sunday 28 April, 2019

Man filmed racially abusing and assaulting taxi driver hands himself in to gardaí
# Taxi
# Taxi

Man filmed racially abusing and assaulting taxi driver hands himself in to gardaí

Updated Apr 28th 2019, 6:03 PM 149,226 Views 99 Comments

The video has been viewed thousands of times in the last 24 hours.

# taxi - Thursday 11 April, 2019

Gardaí clarify that taxi driver who sexually assaulted 3 women has had licence revoked
# Courts
# Courts

Gardaí clarify that taxi driver who sexually assaulted 3 women has had licence revoked

Updated Apr 11th 2019, 8:04 PM 36,058 Views 0 Comments

Mansoor Uddin yesterday pleaded guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court to sexual assault on 30 January 2016.

# taxi - Friday 8 March, 2019

Man United fan stabbed in Paris taxi after Champions League win
# Hospitalised
From The42
# Hospitalised

Man United fan stabbed in Paris taxi after Champions League win

Mar 8th 2019, 12:00 PM 22,235 Views 24 Comments

The man underwent surgery after the incident and the club say they are ‘shocked’ to learn the news.

# taxi - Wednesday 27 February, 2019

Taxi group suggests 'village drivers' could be the answer to rural transport problem
# Taxi Service
# Taxi Service

Taxi group suggests 'village drivers' could be the answer to rural transport problem

Feb 27th 2019, 6:20 AM 21,928 Views 71 Comments

A subsidy will be required to make it attractive for drivers to offer the service.

# taxi - Friday 22 February, 2019

Mytaxi is changing its name to FREE NOW
# Reverse
# Reverse

Mytaxi is changing its name to FREE NOW

Feb 22nd 2019, 11:31 AM 57,487 Views 80 Comments

The taxi app formerly known as Hailo, currently called Mytaxi, is to rebrand to ‘FREE NOW’ later this year.

# taxi - Tuesday 5 February, 2019

Man jailed for hijacking taxi and injuring garda during high-speed chase
# Courts
# Courts

Man jailed for hijacking taxi and injuring garda during high-speed chase

Feb 5th 2019, 6:26 PM 18,489 Views 27 Comments

Tony Ward has received a partially suspended sentence.

# taxi - Wednesday 16 January, 2019

Perspex glass and a dedicated garda team: What taxi drivers want after robberies by west Dublin gang
# Taxi
# Taxi

Perspex glass and a dedicated garda team: What taxi drivers want after robberies by west Dublin gang

Jan 16th 2019, 6:15 AM 24,984 Views 35 Comments

A number of taxi drivers have been recently targeted.

# taxi - Friday 28 December, 2018

Driving an unregistered car and overcharging: Increase in number of complaints about taxis
# Driver Behaviour
# Driver Behaviour

Driving an unregistered car and overcharging: Increase in number of complaints about taxis

Dec 28th 2018, 8:00 AM 23,185 Views 63 Comments

The most common complaints were about driver behaviour and issues with fares.

# taxi - Monday 26 November, 2018

Cost of putting a taxi on the road for newer drivers can be over €26,000 a year, says NTA
# Taxi Drivers
# Taxi Drivers

Cost of putting a taxi on the road for newer drivers can be over €26,000 a year, says NTA

Nov 26th 2018, 9:18 AM 26,683 Views 45 Comments

The NTA said it regularly monitors the cost of operating a taxi when it undertakes a fare review process.

# taxi - Saturday 24 November, 2018

Bogus taxi seized after picking up passengers in Dublin
# No Insurance
# No Insurance

Bogus taxi seized after picking up passengers in Dublin

Nov 24th 2018, 5:52 PM 93,276 Views 0 Comments

The vehicle was working at Dublin Airport.

# taxi - 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 58,453 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 - Friday 21 September, 2018

Gardaí investigating early-morning collision between taxi and cyclist in Dublin
# North Strand
# North Strand

Gardaí investigating early-morning collision between taxi and cyclist in Dublin

Sep 21st 2018, 11:03 AM 31,496 Views 121 Comments

The incident happened at around 6am on Thursday morning.

# taxi - Thursday 23 August, 2018

Bus Éireann in €5k payout over subcontractor who wouldn't let boy with autism eat toast in taxi
# Disability
# Disability

Bus Éireann in €5k payout over subcontractor who wouldn't let boy with autism eat toast in taxi

Aug 23rd 2018, 6:10 AM 46,563 Views 115 Comments

The taxi driver changed the routine after he bought a new car.

# taxi - Tuesday 26 June, 2018

Judge restores Uber's London licence for 15 months after it was revoked last September
# Legal Battle
# Legal Battle

Judge restores Uber's London licence for 15 months after it was revoked last September

Jun 26th 2018, 9:37 PM 8,370 Views 4 Comments

The capital’s transport authority stripped the American firm of its licence last September amid safety concerns.

# taxi - Sunday 17 June, 2018

Taxi driver who drove into pedestrians in Moscow says he fell asleep at the wheel
# World Cup
# World Cup

Taxi driver who drove into pedestrians in Moscow says he fell asleep at the wheel

Jun 17th 2018, 4:33 PM 19,647 Views 29 Comments

The driver says he ran away from the scene because he was afraid of being attacked.

# taxi - Sunday 27 May, 2018

Taxi drivers say Dublin city restrictions are hindering transport for people with disabilities
# Transport
# Transport

Taxi drivers say Dublin city restrictions are hindering transport for people with disabilities

May 27th 2018, 10:00 PM 15,078 Views 46 Comments

Tourists have also been complaining about the shortage of taxis in the city centre and the fact that they can’t always be dropped right to their destination.

# taxi - Monday 26 February, 2018

'Possible increased fares': Taxis won't be allowed to use some College Green roads during rush hour
# No Cars Go
# No Cars Go

'Possible increased fares': Taxis won't be allowed to use some College Green roads during rush hour

Feb 26th 2018, 5:42 PM 14,070 Views 82 Comments

A taxi driver association said that this move would increase fares as drivers will have to take longer routes.

# taxi - Sunday 25 February, 2018

Ever wanted to be a taxi driver? A campaign to recruit 1,600 is under way
# Busy Tonight?
# Busy Tonight?

Ever wanted to be a taxi driver? A campaign to recruit 1,600 is under way

Feb 25th 2018, 11:59 AM 52,803 Views 97 Comments

Anyone can apply for a licence as long as they have a full clean driver’s licence.

# taxi - Monday 5 February, 2018

Gardaí investigating sudden death of on-duty taxi driver on Sunday morning
# Dublin
# Dublin

Gardaí investigating sudden death of on-duty taxi driver on Sunday morning

Feb 5th 2018, 7:37 AM 41,346 Views 28 Comments

The incident took place on James’ Street at around 4.30am.

# taxi - Wednesday 17 January, 2018

Two teenagers charged over spree of taxi robberies in Dublin
# Children's Court
# Children's Court

Two teenagers charged over spree of taxi robberies in Dublin

Jan 17th 2018, 5:49 PM 27,917 Views 0 Comments

The pair have been charged with three counts of robberies of taxi robberies dating from last December.

# taxi - Friday 5 January, 2018

'Serious questions' raised as victims were not told about release of 'black cab rapist'
# London
# London

'Serious questions' raised as victims were not told about release of 'black cab rapist'

Jan 5th 2018, 9:06 AM 19,914 Views 42 Comments

John Worboys was convicted of drugging and sexually assaulting several women.

# taxi - Thursday 4 January, 2018

Gardaí warn that taxi hailing apps are being used to lure drivers to robberies
# Hailstorm
# Hailstorm

Gardaí warn that taxi hailing apps are being used to lure drivers to robberies

Jan 4th 2018, 6:10 AM 24,988 Views 50 Comments

A driver was robbed at gunpoint on New Year’s Eve.

# taxi - Wednesday 3 January, 2018

'Don't go if you feel unsafe': Group of young men behind taxi driver attacks in west Dublin
# In Danger
# In Danger

'Don't go if you feel unsafe': Group of young men behind taxi driver attacks in west Dublin

Jan 3rd 2018, 12:05 AM 107,365 Views 137 Comments

There have been a number of incidents in the area in recent weeks involving taxi drivers.

# taxi - Monday 1 January, 2018

Gardaí investigate after taxi driver has phone stolen by two men with 'fake' gun
# Clonee
# Clonee

Gardaí investigate after taxi driver has phone stolen by two men with 'fake' gun

Jan 1st 2018, 5:45 PM 22,336 Views 24 Comments

There has been a spike in similar incidents in the area recently.

# taxi - Saturday 30 December, 2017

Over 200 new wheelchair accessible taxis added to the fleet in 2017
# Transport
# Transport

Over 200 new wheelchair accessible taxis added to the fleet in 2017

Dec 30th 2017, 10:30 PM 9,790 Views 45 Comments

Grant funding of more than €1,700,000 was provided by the National Transport Authority to help drivers with funding.

# taxi - Wednesday 27 December, 2017

Appeal for witnesses after serious assault on taxi driver
# Taxi
# Taxi

Appeal for witnesses after serious assault on taxi driver

Dec 27th 2017, 1:39 PM 35,332 Views 29 Comments

The attack happened on Baggot Street Lower.

# taxi - Sunday 24 December, 2017

From being overcharged to the car 'smelling like a zoo': Why people complain about taxis
# Not Happy
# Not Happy

From being overcharged to the car 'smelling like a zoo': Why people complain about taxis

Dec 24th 2017, 6:30 AM 15,693 Views 37 Comments

The National Transport Authority receives around 1,000 complaints about taxis every year.

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