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52 cases of professional misconduct by taxi drivers in 2018

December 28, 2018 at 3:43pm
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The Department of Road Transport found 52 cases of professional misconduct by taxi drivers in 2018, according to a Department announcement.

It said that between January to December 2018, the most common offences were not using a taximeter or covering the taximeter and parking violations.

Specifically, it found 13 cases of taxi drivers who did not use a taximeter and handed the drivers fines of up to €300.

Regarding parking violations, the Department found 11 cases and handed fines of up to €100.

There were also three cases of illegal taxi operations (pirate taxis) in the year, where the drivers used their private cars or rental cars to transfer passengers.