Perhaps minicab drivers and representatives should bother responding to consultations? » National Taxi Association

Perhaps minicab drivers and representatives should bother responding to consultations? » National Taxi Association

Perhaps minicab drivers and representatives should bother responding to consultations? Categories: Uncategorized by admin Tweet A REVIEW of bus lanes is to take place after cabbies at one firm were hit with a number of fines. Around two dozen staff at the private hire taxi company were hit with £60 fines from North Tyneside Council for using the new Balliol Bus Link, despite a sign saying the road can be used by buses, cyclists and taxis. But now the authority is to carry out a review of bus lanes, taking into consideration the concerns raised by private hire firms. And the review will also look at how best to keep bus lanes as a means of facilitating the easy movement of public transport while also supporting the needs of businesses. The Balliol Bus Link was installed following public consultations, with the council saying they received no objections from the private hire...

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