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#Taxis

# taxis - Wednesday 9 June, 2021

€6.5 million support package announced for taxi, hackney and limousine operators
# Covid Support
# Covid Support

€6.5 million support package announced for taxi, hackney and limousine operators

Jun 9th 2021, 9:05 PM 22,816 Views 44 Comments

The package will provide €3 million for the continued waiver of vehicle licence fees in 2022.

# taxis - Monday 18 January, 2021

Rows over face masks and Covid-19 'deniers' feature in complaints to taxi regulator
# NTA
# NTA

Rows over face masks and Covid-19 'deniers' feature in complaints to taxi regulator

Jan 18th 2021, 6:07 PM 29,657 Views 12 Comments

The chief executive of Lynk Ireland has said that complaints over mask wearing are a “two-way street”.

# taxis - Monday 7 December, 2020

'We're asking people to do the right thing': Face coverings now mandatory for drivers and passengers in taxis
# Spsv
# Spsv

'We're asking people to do the right thing': Face coverings now mandatory for drivers and passengers in taxis

Dec 7th 2020, 12:27 PM 14,399 Views 23 Comments

Drivers of taxis are entitled to refuse carriage to somebody not wearing a face covering under new regulations.

# taxis - Tuesday 15 September, 2020

'Killing an industry that's already dead': Taxi drivers stage protest in Dublin city
# Taxi Protest
# Taxi Protest

'Killing an industry that's already dead': Taxi drivers stage protest in Dublin city

Sep 15th 2020, 1:07 PM 47,275 Views 93 Comments

Drivers have called on the government to introduce a range of measures to support the industry as they deal with the ongoing effects of the Covid-19 pandemic.

# taxis - Tuesday 18 August, 2020

Free Now says all drivers have been paid today after delays
# Taxis
# Taxis

Free Now says all drivers have been paid today after delays

Aug 18th 2020, 10:54 AM 25,470 Views 20 Comments

About 14,000 taxi drivers in Ireland are signed up to the app.

# taxis - 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 41,106 Views 46 Comments

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

# taxis - Wednesday 29 January, 2020

Things move fast in the Irish taxi industry, adaptation is key to what's NXT
# Startups And Tech
# Startups And Tech

Things move fast in the Irish taxi industry, adaptation is key to what's NXT

Jan 29th 2020, 8:25 PM 301 Views 0 Comments

Vincent Kearns explains the driving forces behind the deal to merge Xpert Taxis and National Radio Cabs.

# taxis - Friday 10 January, 2020

Uber rival Bolt set to join the race to get to the top of Dublin's taxi app market
# Startups And Tech
# Startups And Tech

Uber rival Bolt set to join the race to get to the top of Dublin's taxi app market

Jan 10th 2020, 11:53 AM 540 Views 1 Comment

The $1bn company has emerged as a key player in Europe’s competitive transport app game.

# taxis - 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 16,317 Views 43 Comments

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

# taxis - Thursday 9 May, 2019

MyTaxi app introduces €5 penalty for customers who cancel their bookings
# Taxis
# Taxis

MyTaxi app introduces €5 penalty for customers who cancel their bookings

May 9th 2019, 3:02 PM 26,189 Views 95 Comments

If a customer cancels their booking more than two minutes after a driver has accepted an order, the fee will apply.

# taxis - Wednesday 1 May, 2019

Social media and ad campaign to highlight need to respect taxi drivers
# Taxi Drivers
# Taxi Drivers

Social media and ad campaign to highlight need to respect taxi drivers

May 1st 2019, 6:00 AM 8,299 Views 21 Comments

A video of an assault on a Dublin taxi driver emerged on Easter Monday.

# taxis - 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 23,245 Views 63 Comments

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

# taxis - Saturday 15 December, 2018

Gardaí stop unlicensed taxi in Dublin as part of pre-Christmas campaign
# Dodgy Cabs
# Dodgy Cabs

Gardaí stop unlicensed taxi in Dublin as part of pre-Christmas campaign

Dec 15th 2018, 4:29 PM 34,374 Views 39 Comments

Gardaí have also commented the annual December drink driving enforcement operation.

# taxis - Sunday 10 June, 2018

Poll: Should taxis have to accept card payments?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should taxis have to accept card payments?

Jun 10th 2018, 11:37 AM 31,108 Views 114 Comments

The hotel lobby has said that credit and debit card payments should be offered as a mandatory “basic service” to all taxi customers.

# taxis - Monday 12 March, 2018

'There's a cycling agenda here' - debate hots up ahead of planning meeting on Dublin's proposed civic plaza
# College Green
# College Green

'There's a cycling agenda here' - debate hots up ahead of planning meeting on Dublin's proposed civic plaza

Mar 12th 2018, 8:45 AM 23,903 Views 175 Comments

The proposed College Green plaza has raised some businesses’ hackles.

# taxis - Sunday 25 February, 2018

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Feb 25th 2018, 8:00 PM 15,328 Views 0 Comments

The Sligo murder investigation, preparations for this week’s severe cold weather and continued air strikes in Syria…

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 53,099 Views 97 Comments

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

# taxis - Monday 19 February, 2018

Taxi drivers threaten protest over proposed College Green plaza
# College Green
# College Green

Taxi drivers threaten protest over proposed College Green plaza

Feb 19th 2018, 10:34 AM 18,597 Views 71 Comments

The various taxi driver associations have grouped together to say that the damage the plaza will do to their business has not been taken into consideration by Dublin City Council.

# taxis - Thursday 1 February, 2018

Bad news for commuters... New taxi fare increases of 3% come into effect today
# Fare Game
# Fare Game

Bad news for commuters... New taxi fare increases of 3% come into effect today

Feb 1st 2018, 8:42 AM 12,292 Views 115 Comments

A usual €18 fare will cost around €18.70 after the changes come into effect.

# taxis - Thursday 18 January, 2018

Taxi drivers block London Bridge for hours in protest over Uber
# Uber Angry
# Uber Angry

Taxi drivers block London Bridge for hours in protest over Uber

Jan 18th 2018, 10:38 PM 22,655 Views 46 Comments

Uber has around 40,000 drivers in London and 50,000 in Britain as a whole.

# taxis - 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 15,708 Views 37 Comments

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

# taxis - Tuesday 19 September, 2017

Over 2.5 million Leap cards sold in under six years
# Public Transport
# Public Transport

Over 2.5 million Leap cards sold in under six years

Sep 19th 2017, 7:29 PM 13,905 Views 36 Comments

The Leap card was first rolled out in 2011.

# taxis - Sunday 23 July, 2017

Your taxi fare is set to go up again - but some taxi drivers aren't happy
# Fare Game
# Fare Game

Your taxi fare is set to go up again - but some taxi drivers aren't happy

Jul 23rd 2017, 10:00 PM 30,737 Views 89 Comments

The board of the National Transport Authority will make a final decision on price rises in the near future.

# taxis - Saturday 13 May, 2017

Concern that too many taxis could 'clutter' the new College Green civic plaza
# Dublin
# Dublin

Concern that too many taxis could 'clutter' the new College Green civic plaza

May 13th 2017, 7:30 AM 17,869 Views 49 Comments

Taxis are to be allowed drive on the bus and tram corridor at the planned College Green.

# taxis - Wednesday 1 March, 2017

Taxi driver 'in need of a shower' prompted one of 998 complaints last year
# Taxis
# Taxis

Taxi driver 'in need of a shower' prompted one of 998 complaints last year

Mar 1st 2017, 5:55 PM 23,629 Views 38 Comments

New figures provided by the NTA show that the complaints by passengers about taxis climbed by 7.5% to 998 last year.

# taxis - Sunday 22 January, 2017

'I knew nothing about the taxi industry and dipping my toes in there cost me dearly'
# Insights
# Insights

'I knew nothing about the taxi industry and dipping my toes in there cost me dearly'

Jan 22nd 2017, 11:30 AM 662 Views 27 Comments

Eureka moments on Everest and hiring Sherpas has helped this businessman stay ahead.

# taxis - Sunday 1 January, 2017

From alleged aggression to dog allergies: Why people complain about taxi drivers
# National Transport Authority
# National Transport Authority

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

Jan 1st 2017, 7:15 AM 12,431 Views 39 Comments

“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.”

# taxis - Saturday 31 December, 2016

Here are the most common reasons people complain about taxis
# BEHAVIOUR AND FARES
# BEHAVIOUR AND FARES

Here are the most common reasons people complain about taxis

Dec 31st 2016, 7:15 AM 21,301 Views 57 Comments

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

# taxis - Thursday 8 December, 2016

Taxi driver convicted of sexual assault on young woman after collecting her from Dublin pub
# City Centre
# City Centre

Taxi driver convicted of sexual assault on young woman after collecting her from Dublin pub

Dec 8th 2016, 5:20 PM 32,032 Views 0 Comments

Augustin Ion’s claims that she wouldn’t pay a fare were rejected as a ’tissue of lies’.

# taxis - Saturday 19 November, 2016

Ireland to oppose Uber application to circumvent taxi regulations across EU
# ECJ
# ECJ

Ireland to oppose Uber application to circumvent taxi regulations across EU

Nov 19th 2016, 10:00 AM 21,779 Views 53 Comments

The company’s flagship service is banned here – and the government wants to keep it that way.

# taxis - Monday 14 November, 2016

Should taxi drivers here have to take an English language test? The NTA is asking that question
# Taxi-ing Questions
# Taxi-ing Questions

Should taxi drivers here have to take an English language test? The NTA is asking that question

Nov 14th 2016, 8:53 AM 20,620 Views 67 Comments

A new questionnaire is being posed by the National Transport Authority as part of its review of how drivers should be licensed to work in the industry.

# taxis - Saturday 27 August, 2016

These taxis can drive themselves and are ferrying people about in Singapore
# Step On It
# Step On It

These taxis can drive themselves and are ferrying people about in Singapore

Aug 27th 2016, 10:00 AM 13,361 Views 32 Comments

It’s part of a trial, but the company behind it hopes to have a fully self-driving taxi fleet there by 2018.

# taxis - Monday 20 June, 2016

Mother avoids jail for harassment, including sending taxis and food deliveries to woman's home
# Swords
# Swords

Mother avoids jail for harassment, including sending taxis and food deliveries to woman's home

Jun 20th 2016, 6:51 PM 25,968 Views 27 Comments

The feud originated following the exchange of ‘very mild banter’ between the two women’s children at school.

# taxis - Saturday 5 March, 2016

A fake taxi carrying a young woman was stopped by gardaí in Dublin last night
# Bride Street
# Bride Street

A fake taxi carrying a young woman was stopped by gardaí in Dublin last night

Mar 5th 2016, 8:08 PM 147,076 Views 0 Comments

The man has been charged with a number of offences.

# taxis - 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 36,562 Views 57 Comments

The company opened its new base today.

# taxis - Tuesday 22 December, 2015

Been waiting on taxis? Hailo says last weekend was their busiest ever in Ireland
# Stuck In Town
# Stuck In Town

Been waiting on taxis? Hailo says last weekend was their busiest ever in Ireland

Dec 22nd 2015, 6:05 AM 12,841 Views 55 Comments

Saturday was even busier than last New Year’s.

# taxis - Friday 30 October, 2015

These people were waiting for a taxi in Galway... and decided to have an almighty trad session
# Session On
From The Daily Edge
# Session On

These people were waiting for a taxi in Galway... and decided to have an almighty trad session

Oct 30th 2015, 8:10 AM 5,825 Views 4 Comments

As you do.

# taxis - Friday 23 October, 2015

Look at how busy Hailo is this morning
# Rail Strike
From The Daily Edge
# Rail Strike

Look at how busy Hailo is this morning

Oct 23rd 2015, 8:25 AM 3,924 Views 1 Comment

I can see your Hailo, Hailo, Hailo, HailooooOOO…

# taxis - Wednesday 21 October, 2015

It's Man -V- Sat Nav as London cabbies pitch street battle against Uber
# Taxi Trouble
# Taxi Trouble

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

Oct 21st 2015, 6:10 AM 13,594 Views 16 Comments

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

# taxis - Friday 16 October, 2015

The government just avoided a €360 million payout over taxis
# Deregulation
# Deregulation

The government just avoided a €360 million payout over taxis

Oct 16th 2015, 2:21 PM 19,948 Views 65 Comments

Three men have lost their High Court case.

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