167 Lists of wheelchair-accessible vehicles
167 Lists of wheelchair-accessible vehicles
Equality Act 2010 | Legislation

(1)     For the purposes of section 165, a licensing authority may maintain a list of vehicles falling within subsection (2).

(2)     A vehicle falls within this subsection if—

(a)     it is either a taxi or a private hire vehicle, and

(b)     it conforms to such accessibility requirements as the licensing authority thinks fit.

(3)     A licensing authority may, if it thinks fit, decide that a vehicle may be included on a list maintained under this section only if it is being used, or is to be used, by the holder of a special licence under that licence.

(4)     In subsection (3) “special licence” has the meaning given by section 12 of the Transport Act 1985 (use of taxis or hire cars in providing local services).