Hackney Carriage vehicles - Equipment

Safety Equipment

Luggage Rack

A suitable rack must be fitted in an estate type vehicle to prevent luggage entering the passenger compartment should the vehicle stop suddenly.

 

Fire Extinguisher

All vehicles must carry a Fire Extinguisher as specified in the Supplementary Testing Manual (see the Bassetlaw District Council Hackney Carriage Private Hire Policy). The Fire Extinguisher shall be securely fixed to the vehicle and to be readily visible and available for immediate use in an emergency.

 

First Aid Kit

All vehicles must carry a First Aid Kit as specified in the Supplementary Testing Manual (see the Bassetlaw District Council Hackney Carriage Private Hire Policy) 

 

Communications Equipment

Two Way Radios

The proprietor shall ensure that any radio equipment fitted to the private hire vehicle is at all times kept in a safe and sound condition and maintained in proper working order.

 

Mobile Telephones

Mobile telephones may only be used with a hands-free kit. Ideally this kit should be a hard wired, professionally fitted facility within the vehicle.

 

Taximeters

The proprietor shall ensure the vehicle is fitted with a taximeter approved by the Council, and that meter shall be maintained in a sound mechanical condition at all times. The taximeter shall be set for the current tariff agreed by the Council and shall be sealed to prevent unauthorised adjustment of that meter. The proprietor shall ensure the "For Hire " sign or other illuminated sign is extinguished when the fare commences, and the taximeter brought into operation.

 

 


Last Updated on Friday, April 12, 2019

Safety Equipment

Luggage Rack

A suitable rack must be fitted in an estate type vehicle to prevent luggage entering the passenger compartment should the vehicle stop suddenly.

 

Fire Extinguisher

All vehicles must carry a Fire Extinguisher as specified in the Supplementary Testing Manual (see the Bassetlaw District Council Hackney Carriage Private Hire Policy). The Fire Extinguisher shall be securely fixed to the vehicle and to be readily visible and available for immediate use in an emergency.

 

First Aid Kit

All vehicles must carry a First Aid Kit as specified in the Supplementary Testing Manual (see the Bassetlaw District Council Hackney Carriage Private Hire Policy) 

 

Communications Equipment

Two Way Radios

The proprietor shall ensure that any radio equipment fitted to the private hire vehicle is at all times kept in a safe and sound condition and maintained in proper working order.

 

Mobile Telephones

Mobile telephones may only be used with a hands-free kit. Ideally this kit should be a hard wired, professionally fitted facility within the vehicle.

 

Taximeters

The proprietor shall ensure the vehicle is fitted with a taximeter approved by the Council, and that meter shall be maintained in a sound mechanical condition at all times. The taximeter shall be set for the current tariff agreed by the Council and shall be sealed to prevent unauthorised adjustment of that meter. The proprietor shall ensure the "For Hire " sign or other illuminated sign is extinguished when the fare commences, and the taximeter brought into operation.


Last Updated on Friday, April 12, 2019