FOI request (FOIR-159166064)
TAXI/PRIVATE HIRE LICENSING SERVICE
Requested Thu 28 November 2019
Responded Wed 11 December 2019
I am seeking information by way of this FOI request from your taxi/private hire licensing service in relation to livery on licensed vehicles.
I would be very grateful if I could have a response to the following questions:
1. Does your authority have a mandatory requirement for the display of livery on licensed private hire/hackney carriage vehicles? Yes/No
2. If yes, does this relate to either:
a) Council Livery
b) Company Livery
c) Both Council and Company Livery
3. If Council Livery or Company Livery is required, do you permit magnetic signage? Yes/No
ResponsePrivate hire vehicles show door sign with Hastings Borough Council livery front driver/passenger doors. Company name & telephone number on both rear passenger doors.Hackney carriage vehicles - all blue, Hastings Borough Council crest on bonnet, both doors signs on front doors with Hastings Borough Council livery, telephone number on the white roof box. Magnetic signage is not permitted unless it is issued with an exemption certificate.
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