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Taxi Equality duty and Covid19

Taxi Equality duty and Covid19

In this article we will look at the equality duties that are placed on taxi & PHV drivers and whether social distancing measures can be a reasonable excuse.

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Clean Air Zones delayed to 2021

Clean Air Zones delayed to 2021

LinkedIn Twitter DEFRA has decided to review the timetable for implementing Clean Air Zones (CAZs) amidst the current Covid-19 outbreak.  DEFRA’s Joint Air Quality Unit is reported to have written to all stating:  We are writing to all of our stakeholders to update...

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Decisions without discretion – lawful?

Decisions without discretion – lawful?

In this article we will look at the use of conviction policies and penalty point schemes and consider the lawfulness of these particularly where these polices are framed in absolute terms.

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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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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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