Dublin City Council has issued a warning about getting in rickshaws


We've all been there, completely langers after a night out, shoes in hand, and nothing seems more fun than getting a lift in a rickshaw up to Supermacs.

There's the global negotiation strategies needed to agree on a fare, the mandatory Snapchat videos taken while being cycled down the street, and the sweet sweet relief of taking the weight off your formerly high-heeded feet. 

Unfortunately, Dublin City Council has issued a public advisory notice about the nifty man-powered bikes.

DCC is warning the public about safety concerns when using rickshaws.

'Dublin City council wishes to advise members of the public, for their own safety and the safety of others, that rickshaws operating in Dublin City are not regulated by DCC or otherwise,' reads the notice.

The warning also said that 'some rickshaw operators appear not to have public liability insurance.'

'Rickshaws are a real difficulty in in Dublin because they’re unregulated,' Green Party councillor Ciaran Cuffe told TheJournal.ie

'I don’t necessarily think that rickshaws need to be banned, but those who use them should should ensure that they’re insured,' he said.

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