08 Jul '15, 11am

Harrogate taxi driver prosecuted for refusing to take blind woman’s assistance dog -

Harrogate taxi driver prosecuted for refusing to take blind woman’s assistance dog -

A hackney carriage driver who refused to take a blind woman’s assistant dog has been fined £100 and ordered to pay £325 prosecution costs. On Wednesday 1 July 2015 at Harrogate Magistrate Court, Mr Cemil Guclu pleaded guilty to a charge of failing to carry an assistance dog in his taxi contrary to section 168 of the Equality Act 2010. The court heard that Mr Guclu, who had been parked on the Station Parade taxi rank in Harrogate, wouldn’t allow the assistance dog in his vehicle despite being told that the animal couldn’t be refused carriage. Both the dog’s owner and Mr Guclu subsequently reported the incident to Harrogate Borough Council’s Taxi Licensing team. Mr Guclu’s actions broke the conditions of the licence he was granted by Harrogate Borough Council. Under the Equality Act 2010, taxi and private hire drivers must allow guide, hearing or assistance dogs to be carrie...

Full article: http://www.taxi-driver.co.uk/?p=3172

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