Taxi boost for disabled passengers

COUNCILLORS in Inverclyde have agreed to give taxi licences to more cars which can carry disabled passengers.

Loading Comments
Share
Print

Wheel-chair accessible vehicles, including the Peugeot Premier and similar models can now be granted general public hire licences and Multi-Access Vehicle (MAV) public hire licences. MAV licences were previously not allowed for such cars.

Currently, 20 restricted MAV public hire licences are issued by Inverclyde Council, several of which do not have a vehicle operating on them. Some licence holders cite the purchase costs and running costs of larger MAVs as the reason for not bringing vehicles forward for licensing.

It is hoped the council's decision will let operators purchase less expensive approved models.

Automotive

Commenting & Moderation

We moderate all comments on Evening Times on either a pre-moderated or post-moderated basis. If you're a relatively new user then your comments will be reviewed before publication and if we know you well and trust you then your comments will be subject to moderation only if other users or the moderators believe you've broken the rules

Moderation is undertaken full-time 9am-6pm on weekdays, and on a part-time basis outwith those hours. Please be patient if your posts are not approved instantly.

152449

Have you got a story?

Contact the news desk on 0141 302 6520 or email news@eveningtimes.co.uk
Michelle McManus

Michelle McManus

Sussed in the City

New Year resolutions

Times Out

Entertainment

Lifestyle

TV Advert
Janice Bell

Janice Bell

You couldn’t make up half the stuff that happens to PA Janice Bell- some of the jams she gets herself into are worth a story or two.

Games news:

Putting the world to rights

Gail's Gab

Yorkhill does great work and Black Friday

Cat’s Eyes on Glasgow

Cat’s Eyes on Glasgow

Cat Cubie’s job is to find and share with you the fabulous things the city has to offer, from gigs to gastro.