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Conditions on rank taxis (FOI)

Conditions on rank taxis (FOI)

Produced by the Freedom of Information office
Authored by States of Jersey and published on 15 November 2016.



What are the conditions of a controlled rank taxi. Listed from 1 to unknown?


Is Grab a Cab still a recognised company and if not why not?



The conditions of a controlled rank taxi are as follows:

​2​80% of work must be from prescribed taxi-cab ranks
​6​Any other driver providing a taxicab service must be employed by the licence holder (Article 28 Motor Traffic (Jersey) Law 1935) be issued with an employment contract and a copy sent to DVS
​19​Minimum mileage to be covered is 14,000 per year
​26​No third party commercial advertising to be displayed
27​​Plate is solely for the use of the licence holder
​28​Radio or digital medium communication, whether directly or automatically, must be fitted and operational in the vehicle
​31​Table of fares to be kept fixed in the cab
​40​The approved roof sign is fitted
​41​The approved taxi meter is fitted, sealed and maintained
​42​The driving of a taxi-cab should be the main employment/income of the licence holder
​44​The licence holder and any employee must adhere to the Code of Conduct at all times
​45​The licence holder is expected to provide an efficient and timely service at the ports
​63​This licence may be only used by the holder, personally or through the intermediary of employees of the holder, for the provision of the public service operated by the holder.  Neither the licence nor the use or benefit thereof may be leased, licensed assigned, or otherwise transferred to any third party, whether permanently or temporarily.  No payment may be required or received by the holder for allowing any person to use the vehicle to which this licence relates for the provision of a public vehicle service


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Grab a Cab is not currently a service provider as it has no operational vehicles. This information is correct as at 21 October 2016 and will possibly be subject to change during the current industry review.

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