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Section 65 Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1976

Notice ID: MFN0650729

Notice effective from
17th March 2022 to 16th April 2022

Section 65 Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1976,
Notice is hereby given that as a request of the Taxi trade Craven District Council are to introduce a new table of fares for Licensed Hackney Carriages as set out below

If the hiring takes the journey outside the District of Craven, the driver cannot charge more than this table of fares allows unless a fare has been agreed with the hirer before the commencement of the journey.


Craven District Council - Hackney Carriage Fares

Standard Charges  Extras
0600hrs to Midnight  Tariff 1 £4.50 Up to 1st 838 yards or 251.5 seconds Each subsequent 117.6 yards or 35.3 seconds 15p Distance to pick up point charge £1.00 for each completed mile up to the Craven District Boundary
Midnight to 0600hrs Tariff 2 £4.30 Up to 1st 838 yards or 300.9 seconds Each subsequent 196.6 yards or 70.6 seconds 26p Distance to pick up point charge £1.20 for each completed mile up to the Craven District Boundary
1800 hrs on Christmas Eve until 0600hrs on the 27 December and from 1800hrs New Year's Eve until Midnight on New Year's Day Tariff 3 £5.00 Up to 1st 838 yards or 413.1 seconds Each subsequent 143.2 yards or 70.6 seconds 26p Distance to pick up point charge £1.63 for each completed mile up to the Craven District Boundary
Vehicles when carrying 5 or more passengers Tariff 4 £5.30 Up to 1st 838 yards or 267 seconds
Each subsequent 156.9 yards or 50 seconds 20p Distance to pick up point charge £1.50 for each completed mile up to the Craven District Boundary
Extras
Soiling Charge A maximum of £75.00 is payable to cover cleaning the vehicle and loss of earnings when a passenger(s) soils a vehicle by whatever means.
Call out Charge Distance to Pick Up Point Charge MUST BE SHOWN AS EXTRAS ON THE DISPLAY OF THE METER
This charge is a prescribed maximum that can be charged and can only be applied if it is agreed with the hirer before the journey is booked and the hirer is aware of the reasons it has been applied. The hirer can negotiate a lower fare with the driver or booking office.
The amount applied should be calculated from one of the following points (whichever is the nearer to the pick-up point):-Registered address of the vehicle proprietor; The point where the vehicle is parked when taking the booking (e.g. rank); The address of the booking office that the journey was booked through.
ALL LUGGAGE CARRIED INSIDE OR OUTSIDE THE PASSENGER COMPARTMENT IS FREE OF CHARGE
ANY ANIMAL INCLUDING ASSISTANCE IS CARRIED FREE OF CHARGE
PAYMENT BY CREDIT/DEBIT CARD IS FREE OF CHARGE.
The meter must be engaged for each and every journey, whether the vehicle has been pre-booked or not. The driver cannot charge in excess of this table of fares for any journey with the Craven District.
These are maximum charges and drivers are permitted to negotiate a fare provided they do not charge any more than the table of fares allows. If the journey takes the taxi outside Craven District, the driver MUST still charge in accordance with the above scale unless he/she has agreed otherwise with the hirer before the journey has started.
It is proposed that the above fares and charges will take effect from 1st April 2022.
Should any person wish to make objections to the above fares and charges taking effect, they should put their objections in writing addressed to the person named below, as soon as practicable, and in any case no later than 31st March 2022. Mr T Chadwick, Licensing Manager, Craven District Council, 1 Belle Vue Square, Broughton Road, Skipton, North Yorkshire BD23 1FJ or by Email: Licensing@cravendc.gov.uk

Attachments

MFN0650729.pdf Download

Craven District Council

Belle Vue Square , Broughton Road , Skipton , North Yorkshire , BD23 1FJ

http://www.cravendc.gov.uk/ 01756 700 600

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