Cork Taxi Drivers Say The Future Of Their Industry Is At Threat Under The Current Covid Restrictions
Drivers say they are waiting hours for a fare
They say they often end up making a loss some days due to the cost of running their cars.
The government announced in the budget that self employed people can earn up to €120 a week while maintaining their Covid Welfare Payment, however taxi organisations say the measures don’t do enough to help many drivers.
Speaking to RedFM News at the taxi rank at Kent Railway Station in the city, taxi driver Noel Crean says he would return his taxi plate to the NTA if he could: