Why flagging down private hire taxis could be more dangerous than you think

Why flagging down private hire taxis could be more dangerous than you think
 

Six private hire taxi drivers in Liverpool could face prosecution as a crackdown begins on drivers taking fares without a booking.
Passengers are being warned not to flag down private hire taxis as demand rises in the run-up to Christmas.
Picking up fares which have not been booked in advance is known as plying for hire, and is an offence.
A senior councillor suggested the risk to passengers went beyond something happening with the driver.
Cllr Christine Banks said unbooked private hire vehicles were also not insured to pick up passengers - which could cause problems if they were involved... read more

 
8 October 2016 in Regional North West , Views: 40
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