Nationwide drive for new taxi laws

A SURVIVORS’ group which helped tighten taxi rules in Rotherham after the child sex scandal wants stricter laws across the UK.

The Rotherham CSE Steering Group is writing to all councils in the country, urging them to take a similar stance with licensing.

New rules imposed by commissioner Mary Ney mean the majority of the borough’s cabs will need cameras and audio kit by July 6.

Read on… http://www.rotherhamadvertiser.co.uk/news/103141/nationwide-drive-for-new-taxi-laws.aspx

If you would like to contact the group: RSG1400@mail.com

For information, Kirklees Taxi Licensing: https://www.kirklees.gov.uk/business/licensing/taxis.aspx

Compare with Rossendale: http://www.rossendale.gov.uk/info/634/licence-private_hire_drivers

6 thoughts on “Nationwide drive for new taxi laws

  1. I have said it on here before – licensing of taxi and private hire cars should be standardised throughout the country, including the fitting of cctv. This is the only way to prevent drivers registering outside their own Local Authority where rules and regulations are less stringent.

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