Taxi 'jumper' plates (FOI)
Taxi 'jumper' plates (FOI)Produced by the Freedom of Information office
Authored by States of Jersey and published on 19 December 2016.
How many controlled jumper plates are there?
How many drivers were allocated jumper plates but have now got ordinary taxi plate due to health?
How many taxi drivers are certified or classified as disabled?
As at 19 November 2016 (date of this request) there were 17 plates in operation.
Less than five.
Article 25 of the Freedom of Information (Jersey) Law 2011 has been applied to the data in order to protect the identity of individuals.
The Scheduled Public Authority is not aware of any taxi drivers that are certified or classified as disabled. As part of the application process to obtain a badge to drive a taxi / cab, the applicant is required to have a medical form completed by their doctor confirming they are fit to drive a taxi / cab.
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