Refusing fares – is a mask enough?

Refusing fares – is a mask enough?

FollowFollowFollowFollow Since the Government announced additional public health measures in England and Wales, there has been much debate about the requirement to wear masks in hackney carriages and PHVs and whether this might be reasonable grounds for refusing a...
Once a taxi, always a taxi

Once a taxi, always a taxi

FollowFollowFollowFollow The Parking Adjudicator has handed down a ruling in an interesting case involving licensed vehicles and the use of bus lanes.  In this case, a hackney carriage (taxi) licence holders was initially issued with a fixed penalty notice for driving...
Seatbelts in licensed vehicles – do you know the law?

Seatbelts in licensed vehicles – do you know the law?

FollowFollowFollowFollow Do you know the specific rules and laws that apply to wearing seatbelts in licensed vehicles and who is responsible? Taxi and private hire drivers are exempt from wearing seatbelts under the following circumstances (reg. 6 The Motor Vehicles...