Hackney Carriage/Private Hire?

Breckland Council issues licences for both Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Vehicles.

The table below highlights some of the key differences between the two types of vehicle.

 Hackney Carriage VehiclePrivate Hire Vehicle
Can be hailed in the streetYesNo
Can stand and be hired at a taxi rankYesNo
Can be pre-bookedYesYes
Must display a fare meter in the vehicleYesNo
Must display a 'taxi' top light on the vehicleYesNo
Must display Breckland Council Stags on the vehicle doorsYesNo
Must work for a Private Hire OperatorNoYes

For more information on each vehicle licence, please visit ourHackney Carriage Vehicle orPrivate Hire Vehicle page.

Last updated: 07/04/2022 16:46:34