A Tale of Two Cities or Two Taxis – 7th

Good Practice Driving Visually Impaired People Jonathan Martin (Licensing Manager) and I recently met with the members of the Sight Loss Council to talk about their experiences of using taxis. Although many visually impaired or blind people have established very good relationships with a particular regular driver or operator, and report an excellent service, it […]

Disclosure and Barring Services Checks – Get it right!

Changes at the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) mean that any DBS checks they receive which have errors or missing information will no longer be bounced back to be corrected but will be cancelled and the fee lost. Where this happens applicants will have to start again with a new form and pay again. Please […]

Do you know your license conditions?

Private Hire and Hackney Carriage licences all have a number of conditions attached (with the exception of Hackney Carriage Drivers, who must still comply with the Hackney Carriage Byelaws). These conditions are printed on the pages which are attached to your licence and can also be found here. It is important that you read and […]

Licensing/Taxi Cop Outreach – on the road

PC Patrick Quinton and an Officer from the Licensing Team will be back out on the road again in a mobile police station. You are welcome to come and see them (no appointment necessary) to discuss any concerns or licence queries. They will be out on the 20 December 2019, 4 February 2020 and 7 […]

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