160 Taxi accessibility regulations
160 Taxi accessibility regulations
Equality Act 2010 | Legislation

(1)     The Secretary of State may make regulations (in this Chapter referred to as “taxi accessibility regulations”) for securing that it is possible for disabled persons—

(a)     to get into and out of taxis in safety;

(b)     to do so while in wheelchairs;

(c)     to travel in taxis in safety and reasonable comfort;

(d)     to do so while in wheelchairs.

(2)     The regulations may, in particular, require a regulated taxi to conform with provision as to—

(a)     the size of a door opening for the use of passengers;

(b)     the floor area of the passenger compartment;

(c)     the amount of headroom in the passenger

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