Hackney Carriage vehicles - No smoking requirements/Accidents

No Smoking Requirements

Smoking in a smoke-free place is prohibited under the Health Act 2006. In this context a ‘smoke-free place’ will include a Taxi/Hackney Carriage Vehicles. In the context of the Health Act 2006, smoking relates to the smoking of cigarettes and other tobacco products

Electronic cigarettes, (also known as vaporisers or electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS)) are battery-powered devices that deliver nicotine by heating a solution of nicotine, flavouring, additives and propylene glycol and/or vegetable glycerine (glycerol). The devices typically consist of a mouthpiece, battery and cartridge or tank containing the nicotine solution. The use of these devices is prohibited in Private Hire and Hackney Carriage Vehicles.

All licenced vehicles must display a no-smoking sign. This sign must also indicate that the use of electronic cigarettes or e-cigarettes is prohibited in the vehicle. 



You must inform us, in person, within 72 hours of of the accident taking place.  You will be required to complete an accident report form (see below) which will be placed on your vehicle licence file

Accident Reporting Form




Last Updated on Friday, April 12, 2019