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TfL removes ‘Relevant Vocational Qualification’ Concessions

TfL removes ‘Relevant Vocational Qualification’ Concessions

LinkedIn Twitter Transport for London (TfL) will remove the ‘relevant vocational qualification’ concession for topographical skills.  At the moment, there is a statutory requirement for private hire vehicle (PHV) drivers to satisfy TfL that they have an appropriate...

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Taximeters

Taximeters

Whilst the power to set fares is discretionary, most licensing authorities do. If you are licensed by a licensing authority that does regulate fares, there are a number of statutory rules that you must comply with.

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Taxi and Private Hire Fees

Taxi and Private Hire Fees

It is the time of the year when licensing authorities are setting their fees for the next financial year and it is important that taxi and private hire licence holders understand the law.

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Rehman v Wakefield – A brief overview

Rehman v Wakefield – A brief overview

R (on the application of Abdul Rehman on behalf of the Wakefield District Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Association) v Wakefield District Council and the Local Government Association (intervener) [2019] EWCA Civ 2166

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Medically fit and proper

Medically fit and proper

Taxi and private hire licence holder must be fit and proper people in order to hold a licence. Assessing the fitness of a licence holder or applicant involves a number of assessments including those relating to the medical fitness of a licence holder.

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Offences, can I get a licence?

Offences, can I get a licence?

Practical considerations for taxi and private hire licence holders with a criminal record with some practical advice and specific case examples.

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Fit and proper redefined

Fit and proper redefined

In this article I will look at the current position with regards to fit and proper and then how this will change in the near future once the statutory guidance is adopted.

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Taxi Defence Barristers are taxi legal team who specialise in helping drivers who have had their licences refused or revoked. Our barristers have challenged the decisions of TfL and the PCO for many clients. We don’t underestimate importance of guiding clients through the complexities of hackney carriage and private hire laws. We ensure our clients understand at each stage what is going on.
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