What they describe as a ‘crackdown’ – some may describe as a fudge » National Taxi Association

What they describe as a ‘crackdown’ – some may describe as a fudge » National Taxi Association

What they describe as a ‘crackdown’ – some may describe as a fudge Categories: Illegal plying for hire by admin Tweet Action call Councillor Terry Wire welcomed the safety courses. Private hire drivers who illegally pick up people at the side of the road will soon have to take an exam to test their Highway Code knowledge. Private hire drivers are not allowed to pick up people who have not pre-booked them. If they do, they are technically not insured to drive. In the past, Northampton Borough Council has taken such drivers to court, but following the closure of a number of magistrates courts across the county it now takes up to a year for cases to be heard. To tackle the problem, the Guildhall is planning to introduce ‘safety awareness courses’ for first time offenders where they will be taught about the laws relating to cab driving and tested on their road skills. Members ...

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