Licensed Vehicles Designated For The Purposes Of Section 165 Of The Equality Act 2010
In accordance with the Equality Act 2010, Cannock Chase District Council produces a list of vehicles licensed as either a hackney carriage or a private hire vehicle wheelchair accessible.
The list of wheelchair accessible vehicles designated for the purpose of Section 165 of the Act is available on the below link.
There are 7 hackney carriages licensed by Cannock Chase Council that are wheelchair accessible.
A link to The Department for Transport Statutory guidance on Access for Wheelchair users to taxis and private hire vehicles is also available below.
In line with the legislation and guidance Cannock Chase District Council has agreed a policy for drivers to apply for a medical exemption.
A copy of this policy is available via the below link.
Any driver issued with an exemption will be given an Exemption Certificate. This will need to be displayed in the vehicle they are driving.
Last Updated: 11/01/2018