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Lancaster Area - Hackney Carriage Fares

LA4 4AFPublished 29/02/24
Lancaster Guardian • 

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Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1976 Section 65

Notice of intention to fix the table of fares and charges paid in respect of the hire of
Hackney Carriages as detailed below


Tariff 1
For hirings commenced between 07.01 and 23.59

If the distance does not exceed 880 yards for the whole distance:
£3.20
For each of the subsequent 160 yards or uncompleted part thereof:
20p
Waiting Time: For each period of 40 seconds or uncompleted part thereof
20p
Tariff 2
For hirings commenced between midnight and 07.00
For hirings commenced between 19.00 and midnight on the 24th December
For hirings commenced between 19.00 and midnight on the 31st December
For hirings commencing on any Bank Holiday or Public Holiday

If the distance does not exceed 880 yards for the whole distance:
£4.80
For each subsequent 160 yards or uncompleted part thereof:
30p
Waiting time: For each period of 40 seconds or uncompleted part thereof
30p
Tariff 3
For hirings commenced between 00.01 25th December and 07.00 27th December
For hirings commenced between 00.01 1st January and 07.00 2nd January

If the distance does not exceed 880 yards for the whole distance:
£6.40
For each subsequent 160 yards or uncompleted part thereof:
40p
Waiting time: For each period of 40 seconds or uncompleted part thereof
40p

For each passenger in excess of one
[for the purpose two children aged 11 or under to count as one passenger for the whole distance]
20p
For each perambulator or article of luggage carried outside the passenger compartment of the vehicle
20p
Soiling Charge: A charge may be requested if the passenger[s] soils the vehicle. This will not exceed £100.00

The driver may at his/her discretion require the payment of an agreed amount in advance of the journey. A receipt will be given. The amount will be set against the metered fare.
A booking fee up to a maximum of £4.00 may be charged where:
(a) The Hackney carriage is booked in advance; and
(b) (i) The Customer shall be told the cost of the booking fee at the time that the booking is taken, and the amount recorded in the booking log; and
(ii) The customer shall be told that the booking fee is in addition to the fare for the journey; and
(c) The hiring involves a separate journey of at least one mile, starting from the taxi rank or the operator’s premises to the pick-up point.

Any objection to the fixing of fares and charges should be made in writing to the Licensing Manager on or before
Friday 15th March 2024 at Morecambe Town Hall, Marine Road, Morecambe, LA4 4AF or alternatively by emailing licensing@lancaster.gov.uk.
If no objections are made, then the proposed table of fares will remain in force.
In the event of there being objections to the proposed table of fares, it will take effect (modified or unmodified) no later than 2 months from Monday 18th March 2024.

A copy of this notice is available for inspection at Morecambe Town Hall and on the Lancaster City Council website for a period of 14 days from the date of this notice.

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