Four in five public transport workers experience abuse, survey finds

A Siptu survey found that one in five public transport workers reported experiencing daily abuse

Antisocial behaviour on public transport is most acute in Dublin, according to a Siptu survey. Picture: Giorgio Fochesato

More than eight in ten public transport workers said that abuse and anti-social behaviour were an issue for them at work, according to a new survey.

Just over one in five reported experiencing abuse on a daily basis, with 30 per cent experiencing it weekly, and a majority believed that the problem had gotten worse over the past years.

The survey of 615 Siptu members working across Dublin Bus, Irish Rail, Luas, Bus Éireann, Aircoach ...