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#Taxi Drivers

# taxi-drivers - Tuesday 15 September, 2020

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

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.

# taxi-drivers - Tuesday 18 August, 2020

Free Now says all drivers have been paid today after delays

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

# taxi-drivers - Friday 14 August, 2020

Free Now says technical fault to blame for delay in paying drivers

Free Now says it has been assured that payments will be processed over the weekend.

# taxi-drivers - Friday 19 June, 2020

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

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

# taxi-drivers - Monday 19 August, 2019

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

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

# taxi-drivers - Sunday 12 May, 2019

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

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

# taxi-drivers - Wednesday 1 May, 2019

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

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

# taxi-drivers - Wednesday 3 April, 2019

'Are you busy tonight?' What you should actually say to taxi drivers, according to taxi drivers

We asked Dublin’s taxi men about their favourite customers… and their least favourite.

# taxi-drivers - Sunday 13 January, 2019

West Dublin gang using hailing apps to target older taxi drivers

Taxi drivers have been targeted a number of times in the last two years in this area.

# taxi-drivers - Monday 26 November, 2018

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

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

# taxi-drivers - Saturday 22 September, 2018

From The Daily Edge Spotlight: A female taxi driver gives us the down-low on working in the industry Beep Beep

Spotlight: A female taxi driver gives us the down-low on working in the industry

The worst thing? Smelly people apparently.

# taxi-drivers - Sunday 27 May, 2018

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

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-drivers - Monday 9 April, 2018

Taxi driver cleared of not bringing passengers quickest route from airport to Temple Bar

The NTA had allegations that some taxis coming from Dublin Airport were failing to take the shortest route.

# taxi-drivers - Friday 16 February, 2018

From The42 Four West Brom players apologise after allegedly stealing a taxi in Barcelona and driving it to McDonald's Misbehaving

Four West Brom players apologise after allegedly stealing a taxi in Barcelona and driving it to McDonald's

The Baggies are investigating the incident, which took place this week during a training camp in Spain.

# taxi-drivers - Sunday 4 February, 2018

Workshops being rolled out to taxi drivers to help deal with passengers in distress

Aware and Mytaxi have launched a campaign encouraging drivers to promote positive mental health.

# taxi-drivers - Thursday 1 February, 2018

From The Daily Edge Aware are educating Dublin taxi drivers so that they can discuss mental health with passengers Mental Health

# 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


# 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

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.

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