The National Taxi Drivers' Union (NTDU) has asked every local authority in Ireland for permission to levy a 50-cent fuel surcharge, The Sunday Business Post has learned.
The call for higher fares comes as the price of a litre of petrol tops €1.10 in many areas of the country.
“We are the only transport sector that has no way to recover our losses from fuel increases, so we have asked the local authorities to intervene...
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