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Taxi and Private Hire Car Licensing: Best Practice for Licensing Authorities, Second Edition, April 2012

Published: 5 Apr 2012
Part of:
Law and order
ISBN:
9781780457772

Guidance for local licensing auhtorities on the licensing of taxis and private hire cars and their drivers.

28 page PDF

407.8 kB

28 page PDF

407.8 kB

Contents
Taxi and Private Hire Car Licensing: Best Practice for Licensing Authorities, Second Edition, April 2012
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28 page PDF

407.8 kB

ISBN 978 1 78045 777 2 (Web publication only)
DPPAS 12868

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Contents

MINISTERIAL FOREWORD

INTRODUCTION

Chapter 1 SCOPE OF BEST PRACTICE

Chapter 2 THE ROLE OF LICENSING

Chapter 3 ENFORCEMENT

Chapter 4 ACCESSIBILITY AND THE EQUALITY ACT
Duty to carry guide, hearing and prescribed assistance dogs

Chapter 5 VEHICLES
Vehicle specification
Imported vehicles: type approval
Vehicle testing
Security
Vehicle identification
Environmental considerations
Exemptions from licensing
Licensing of stretch limousines and other special events vehicles
Quantity restrictions on taxi licenses
Return of plates - section 10(6)

Chapter 6 TAXI FARES

Chapter 7 LICENSING OF BOOKING OFFICES

Chapter 8 DRIVERS
Duration of licenses
Criminal record checks
Age limits
Medical fitness
Driving experience
Driving proficiency
Training
Topographical knowledge

Chapter 9 FLEXIBLE TRANSPORT SERVICES

Chapter 10 COMPLAINTS PROCEDURES

Chapter 11 LOCAL TRANSPORT STRATEGIES

ANNEX A Assessing quantity controls of taxi licenses


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