hackney carriage


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Synonyms for hackney carriage

a carriage for hire

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Drivers who want to operate as both as a private hire vehicle and as a Hackney Carriage need to hold both licences.
Chris Howell, the council's licensing officer, said: "Fares charged by the Hackney Carriage services are determined and set by the local authority (LA) in which they are licensed to trade, although the LA has no legal power to control what private hire vehicles charge.
But the council will be asking for views on changing its testing policies for hackney carriage and private hire vehicle licences.
"These include replacing the emission standard due to take effect from January 1, 2020 with a vehicle age policy, as well as changes to the conditions under which a Hackney carriage could have an LPG conversion."
The row came to a head at Runcorn Town Hall on Wednesday night when an application to grant 15 Hackney Carriage licenses was refused by the Regulatory Committee.
In a report to North Tyneside Council, the chair of the North Tyneside Hackney Carriage Association said: "I was requested by the members to request another review as recent review was based on figures at least eight months out of date.
LIVERPOOL black taxi drivers could soon be made to accept contactless and debit card payments under radical proposals to "modernise" hackney carriages.
Hackney carriage drivers have described traffic "carnage" at the rank in St Mary Street, near the railway station, operated by For Cardiff, during the four concerts at the Principality Stadium.
An application by Andrew Murgatroyd for a hackney carriage licence to run a rickshaw service in Llandudno was rejected by licensing officers.
Hackney carriage driver Mohammed Aslam said: "Huddersfield town centre is busy but it's not busy enough to have bus gates.
In practice, many local authorities operate a free market in licensing with no limit of hackney carriage licences by number, and this is the case at the moment in Coventry (where I am a licensed hackney carriage driver).
The report said: "There is no provision under legislation to impose conditions on a Hackney carriage driver licence.
Etihad Airways has unveiled 12 'hackney carriage' Manchester taxis in its unique black and gold livery.