Passengers must abide by the following requirements:
When hiring a taxi, a passenger has entered into a legal agreement to pay the fare and any tolls incurred in providing the services.
Wearing of seat belts
All passengers must wear seat belts and ensure that any person under their control who is 16 years old or younger is also wearing a seat belt or appropriate restraint.
Number of passengers permitted
A taxi driver is not permitted to carry more passengers than the number which the cab is licensed to carry. This number will be indicated on the vehicle. Therefore, a passenger cannot request the driver to carry more than the permitted number of passengers.
Consumption of alcohol and carrying open alcohol
Passengers must not consume alcohol or carry open containers which hold, or say they contain, alcohol while travelling in a taxi.
For the safety of our drivers, passengers and other road users, we reserve the right to refuse carriage to any persons whom the driver considers under the influence of drink or drugs or similar.
It is against the law to smoke or permit smoking in any taxi or private hire car