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Make taxis and private hire vehicles more accessible, councils told

Deniz Huseyin
29 November 2023
 

Guidance for licensing taxis and private hire vehicles has been updated to include measures to improve accessibility for disabled people.

The Government guidance is urging councils to take action against drivers who discriminate against people with disabilities and guide dog owners, issuing fines and suspending licences where required.

Taxi and PHV vehicles are encouraged to identify a passenger’s accessibility needs before they take a booking to ensure an appropriate vehicle is...

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