165 Passengers in wheelchairs
Equality Act 2010 | Legislation

165  Passengers in wheelchairs

(1)     This section imposes duties on the driver of a designated taxi which has been hired—

(a)     by or for a disabled person who is in a wheelchair, or

(b)     by another person who wishes to be accompanied by a disabled person who is in a wheelchair.

(2)     This section also imposes duties on the driver of a designated private hire vehicle, if a person within paragraph (a) or (b) of subsection (1) has indicated to the driver that the person wishes to travel in the vehicle.

(3)     For the purposes of this section—

(a)     a taxi or private hire vehicle is “designated” if it appears on a list maintained under section 167;

(b)     “the passenger” means the disabled p

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