Taxi Fare Review 2018

Closed 21 Jul 2018

Opened 21 Jun 2018

Overview

By law, we have to regularly review the scale of taxi fares charged. We are putting forward a proposal to change some of the fares.

Tariff 1

General Tariff Existing Proposed
"Flag fall" for the first 880 yards or part thereof - £2.00 £2.50
"Distance Charge" beyond the first 880 yards 10p for every 99 yards or part thereof (£1.78 per mile) 10p for every 90 yards or part thereof(£1.96 per mile)

Tariff 2

General Tariff Existing Proposed
Unsocial Hours 25% addition No change
Waiting Time 20p per minute (equal to £12 per hour) No change
Engagement Charge 30p No change
Additional Passengers 50p No change
Soiling Charge £40 No change

Public Holidays/ Christmas & New Year Tariff

General Tariff Existing Proposed
For hirings between 0600hrs and 2100hrs on public holidays Tariff 2 (i.e. General Tariff Plus 25%) No change
For hirings between 2100hrs on Christmas Eve and 0600hrs on Christmas morning, 2100hrs on Christmas night and 0600hrs on Boxing Day morning, 2100hrs on New Years Eve and 0600hrs on New Year Day, 2100hrs on New Years night and 0600hrs on 2 January General Tariff Plus 50% No change

Note

For the avoidance of doubt Tariff 2 will apply from 2100hrs on the evening preceding a public holiday until 0600hrs on the morning following that public holiday. Such Public Holidays to be recognised as:

  • Good Friday
  • Easter Monday
  • May Holiday Monday
  • Falkirk Fair Monday
  • September Holiday Monday
  • Day time Christmas Day
  • Boxing Day
  • 1 & 2 January

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