Hackney Carriage/Private Hire?
Breckland Council issues licences for both Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Vehicles.
The table below highlights some of the key differences between the two types of vehicle.
|Hackney Carriage Vehicle||Private Hire Vehicle|
|Can be hailed in the street||Yes||No|
|Can stand and be hired at a taxi rank||Yes||No|
|Can be pre-booked||Yes||Yes|
|Must display a fare meter in the vehicle||Yes||No|
|Must display a 'taxi' top light on the vehicle||Yes||No|
|Must display Breckland Council Stags on the vehicle doors||Yes||No|
|Must work for a Private Hire Operator||No||Yes|
Last updated: 29/05/2019 14:45:34