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Taxi fares and charges

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Mileage

For the first 172.8 metres (189 yards) or part thereof - £2.00

For each subsequent 156.24 metres (171 yards) or part thereof - 20p

Waiting time

For each period of thirty seconds or uncompleted part thereof - 20p

Extra charges

a) In excess of 4 passengers (charge applicable to the entire journey). This charge is a one off adjustment and is not to be made for each passenger - x 1.5 (time and a half)

b) For each article of luggage conveyed outside the passenger compartment of the Carriage beyond the first - FREE

c) Dogs (with the exception of assistance dogs) - £2.00

d) For hiring in respect of journeys after Midnight on each day throughout the year (irrespective of number of passengers and to apply to pickups between midnight and 5.00 am) and all day on Bank Holidays - £2.00

e) Shopping bags, wheelchairs, pushchairs - Free

f) Where the passenger

i) fails to use the sickbag or other receptacle approved by the Council and provided by the Proprietor or Driver; and/or

ii) is sick in or on the vehicle;

the cost of valeting and cleaning the vehicle - £50.00

Please note the 4 tariffs are as follows:

Tariff 1  For journeys carried out during the daytime with less than 4 passengers the meter should start at £2.00
Tariff 2  For journeys carried out during the daytime with more than 4 passengers the meter should start at £3.00
Tariff 3  For journeys carried out after midnight with less than 4 passengers the meter should start at £4.00
Tariff 4   For journeys carried out after midnight with more than 4 passengers the meter should start at £6.00