The Anderson Shelter: Pedicabs To Be Reviewed Alongside Taxis By the Law...

Frank Dobson (Holborn and St Pancras, Labour) To ask the Secretary of State for Transport (1) what insurance is required of owners or drivers of pedicabs and rickshaws plying for hire; (2) what assessment she has made of the (a) accessibility and (b) level of compliance with disability discrimination legislation of pedicabs and rickshaws plying for hire; (3) how many passengers of pedicabs and rickshaws plying for hire were injured in the last year for which figures are available. Hansard source (Citation: HC Deb, 13 March 2012, c212W) Norman Baker (Parliamentary Under Secretary of State (Regional and Local Transport), Transport; Lewes, Liberal Democrat) Pedicabs outside London are regarded in law as “hackney carriages” (taxis) and local licensing authorities have the power to license them under the existing legislation which applies to hackney carriages. However, in Londo...

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