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No roadside enforcement checks on taxis in the Causeway Coast and Glens area.

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A question by MLA Maurice bradley asked the minister for Infrastructure to detail (i) how many checks have been carried out by his Department on taxis in the Causeway Coast and Glens area since the introduction of the new taxi legislation; and (ii) how many drivers have been found not to be using their meters for fares.

 

Responding the minister said  “From 31 May 2016, when new taxi legislation was introduced, until 30 June 2016, the Driver &Vehicle Agency (DVA) has not conducted any roadside enforcement checks on taxis in the Causeway Coast and Glens area.
Statistics in respect of DVA enforcement activities are released on a quarterly basis in accordance with the Code of Practice for Official Statistics. Statistics for the period 1 July 2016 to 30 September 2016 are due to be published in December 2016.”

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