Taxi fare setting

 

Civic Government (Scotland) Act 1982

FARE PLATE FOR TAXIS AND PRIVATE HIRE CARS

FITTED WITH A TAXI METER

 

Stage 1

For hirings begun between 6.00 a.m. and 10.00 p.m.

If the distance does not exceed 1000 yards (914 metres) - for the whole distance - £3.20

If the distance exceeds 1000 yards - for the first 1000 yards - £3.20

For each additional 150 yards (137 metres) or uncompleted part thereof - 20p

 

Stage 2

 

For hirings begun between 10.00 p.m. and 6.00 a.m.or where the hire extends beyond the boundary of Fife

 

First 1000 yards - £3.95

Subsequent yardage - plus 25% on Stage 1 rate

 

Waiting Time- Each period of 48 seconds - 20p (i.e. £15.00 per hour)

 

Extra Charges

 

Christmas/New Year- for hirings between 6.00 a.m. and 10.00 p.m. on 25th and 26th December and 1st and 2nd January and for hirings between6.00 p.m. and 10.00 p.m. on 24th and 31st December

 

-           Plus 50% on Stage 1 rate

 

For hirings between 10.00 p.m. and 6.00 a.m. on 24th, 25th and 31st December and 1st January

 

-           Plus 50% on Stage 2 rate

 

Excess Load- Excess or abnormal luggage or load - maximum charge £5.00

 

Soiling Charge- anyone soiling a taxi is liable to a £60.00 charge

 

N.B.     The approved scale of fares are deemed by the Customs and Excise to be V.A.T. inclusive for the purposes of V.A.T. registered taxi operators.

 

These fares are effective from 4th December, 2017

 

THIS PLATE TO BE DISPLAYED IN THE TAXI OR PRIVATE HIRE CAR IF FITTED WITH A TAXIMETER

 

  


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