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LOCAL GOVERNMENT (MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS) ACT 1976, PART II SECTION 65(2)(a) FIXING OF FARES FOR HACKNEY CARRIAGES

Notice ID: BOU2343282

Notice effective from
23rd February 2022 to 25th March 2022

LOCAL GOVERNMENT (MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS) ACT 1976, PART II SECTION 65(2)(a) FIXING OF FARES FOR HACKNEY CARRIAGES
Dorset Council are proposing that the following Table of Fares which will come into effect on 1 April 2022 for the Weymouth & Portland Zone, which is the area previously covered by Weymouth & Portland Borough Council.
Tariff 1 : Day Rate  Chargeable from 7am until 11pm
Initial Charge £2.70
First Mile £5.30
Each Additional Mile £2.00
Waiting time is to be charged at £0.30 per minute, In units of £0.10 per 20 second period.
Tariff 2: Night Rate  Chargeable from 11 pm until 7am
Initial Charqe £3.10
First Mile £5.90
Each Additional Mile £2.40
Waiting time is to be charged at £0.30 per minute, In units of £0.10 per 20 second period.
Tariff 3 : Tariff 1 + 50%
Chargeable Good Friday and all Bank Holidays unless covered by Tariff 4
Initial Charge £4.05
First Mile £7.95
Each Additional Mile £3.00
Waiting time is to be charged at £0.45 per minute, In units of £0.15 per 20 second period.
Tariff 4 : Tariff 1 + 100%
Chargeable Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day
Initial Charge £5.40
First Mile £10.60
Each Additional Mile £4.00
Waiting time is to be charged at £0.60 per minute, In units of £0.20 per 20 second period.
Extras_
NO CHARGE FOR ANY ASSISTANCE DOG OR WHEELCHAIR_
Proprietors of Hackney Carriages licensed to carry and actually carrying 5, 6, 7, or 8 passengers are entitled to Charge 1 & 1/2 times current Tariff.
For the soiling of the vehicle by the passengers/animals £80
For each Item of luggage, bicycle, perambulator or animal 20p

Detailed Breakdown: Tariff 1 -Minimum Charge Is for 226 yards. All increments beyond that distance are 10p per 59.00 yards until 1 mile has been travelled and 10p per 88.00 yards for all subsequent miles.
Tariff 2 - Minimum Charge is for 220 yards. All Increments beyond that distance are 10p per 55.00 yards until 1 mile has been travelled and 10p per 73.33 yards for all subsequent miles. If you have any objections to the table of fares you can send them in writing by:
* Email:

licensinateamb@dorsetcouncil.aov.uk



* Post: Licensing, Dorset Council, Colliton Park, Dorchester, DT1 1XJ

Comments must be received by midnight 15 March 2022.
If no objections are received by 15March the new fare table will apply from 1 April 2022. Any objections will be given due consideration by the Council and the proposed fees with or without modification will apply from 1 April 2022. Please note that this is a re-issued notice due to errors contained within the original published notice.

Attachments

BOU2343282.pdf Download

Dorset County Council

County Hall , Colliton Park , Dorchester , Dorset , DT1 1XJ

http://www.dorsetforyou.com/ 01305 251 000

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