hackney carriage


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a carriage for hire

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Mr Farrow added: "It is felt that this proposal will increase and raise awareness of safeguarding children and vulnerable people across the private hire and hackney carriage trade, and will provide drivers and operators with the means to report any suspect behaviour.
Around half of hackney carriage drivers said they had been verbally attacked in the last 12 months and 13% said that they have been physically attacked.
Around half of hackney carriage drivers said they had been verbally attacked in the past 12 months and 13% said that they have been physically attacked.
The Borough Council of Bolton (the Authority) is prepared to receive tenders for Private Hire and Hackney Carriage Vehicle Testing which will be subject to the information, specification and tender package enclosed.
Some think the 'gates', which restrict some town centre roads to buses and hackney carriages, are a good idea.
Until they start we don't know if we treat them as hackney carriage or private hire drivers as it seems they fall between the two," he said.
Coventry City Council has no power to limit the overall number of taxi vehicle licences (including hackney carriage and private hire licences), but hackney carriage vehicle licences alone may be capped.
If however the Liverpool Hackney carriage drops off in Sefton and there is a private booking through the operatorwithwhom they are affiliated (such as Com Cab etc,) at an address in Sefton, theyare allowed topick that fare up before returning to their own area of licensing.
Therefore, there is currently nothing in place requiring a Hackney carriage driver to be clean and respectable in their dress, as there is for private hire drivers.
During the 20th century, cars generally replaced horse-drawn models, and the last horse-drawn hackney carriage ceased service in London in 1947.
Hackney Carriage (2-1F), proving an altogether different proposition from the red box, was good value for a two-length defeat of Droopys Majella (3-1) in the second semi, clocking 29.
Birmingham's New Street station could be hit by 'taxi wars' with council chiefs set to allow any hackney carriage to pick up passengers there.
But despite having four photo IDs, including a hackney carriage driving licence and a British driving licence, the budget airline's staff left him stranded in Dublin.
50am on June 25, but the driver of the white hackney carriage left before police arrived.
According to Merthyr Tydfil council, Anthony John Higgins was found guilty of two offences of carrying out work as a hackney carriage driver without the appropriate documents.