Category Archive: Age limits

Mar 03

New drive to stop taxis polluting Birmingham city centre

The city’s licensing chief Barbara Dring calls on taxi trade to shut off engines in a bid to help the city meet its clean air targets. Taxis drivers who leave the engine running and pumping out pollution while waiting in city centre ranks are to be targeted by a new campaign. The city’s licensing chief …

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Aug 04

Quarter of Leicester’s cabs ‘too old to use’ under proposed eight year taxi age limit

A quarter of Leicester’s taxis could be hauled off the city’s roads if the council presses ahead with plans for stricter age limits on cabs. Currently the upper age limit on taxis is 11 years but official are considering bring that down to eight. If this were to happen 410 of the current 1,650 hackney …

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