Taxi regulator dismisses criticism by drivers’ unions

Taxi Regulator Kathleen Doyle has fought back against claims that her office is not doing enough to police the industry and protect drivers from the downturn.

17th April, 2010

Taxi Regulator Kathleen Doyle has fought back against claims that her office is not doing enough to police the industry and protect drivers from the downturn.

Doyle has faced wide-ranging criticism from drivers’ unions - who recently held protests over what they claimed was a crisis in the industry - and from the Oireachtas Transport Committee, which wants the functions of her office handed over to the National Transport Authority.

The committee has also...

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