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Laois Taxi Driver Assures Visually-Impaired They Are Allowed To Travel With Guide Dog

Photo credit: Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind

It comes after a listener with a guide dog was twice refused a fare.

A Laois taxi driver is assuring visually-impaired people they are allowed to travel with a guide dog.

It follows a complaint from a listener who was twice refused a fare in Navan.

Taxi drivers face a fine from the National Transport Authority and risk not getting their licence renewed if they refuse to carry a guide dog.

James, a taxi driver in Portlaoise, says anyone is such a position should make a formal complaint:

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