160 Taxi accessibility regulations
Equality Act 2010 | Legislation

Part 12 Disabled Persons: Transport

Chapter 1
Taxis, Etc

160  Taxi accessibility regulations

(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

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