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PostPosted: Sun Jan 12, 2020 11:32 am 
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rayggb wrote:
I vaugley remember Nottingham having local taxi signs but can't remember what it said (on bus lanes).

Nottingham signs say wheelchair accessible taxis only.

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PostPosted: Sun Jan 12, 2020 5:59 pm 
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grandad wrote:
rayggb wrote:
I vaugley remember Nottingham having local taxi signs but can't remember what it said (on bus lanes).

Nottingham signs say wheelchair accessible taxis only.

It's something that I would argue, should the need arise (0% chance), but saloon taxis take wheelchairs.

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PostPosted: Sun Jan 12, 2020 6:21 pm 
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Ah that's it "wheelchair taxis ' that's why I used them.


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PostPosted: Sun Jan 12, 2020 10:13 pm 
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The DfT approval for the Nottingham WAV exemption signs can be seen via the following link.

The actual signs are at the bottom of the document, but the verbiage and legalese in the first few pages is jaw-dropping :-o

All that over a few signs, which are only slightly different from the norm.

https://www.nottinghaminsight.org.uk/d/aAXPVOB


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PostPosted: Mon Jan 13, 2020 1:14 am 
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grandad wrote:
rayggb wrote:
I vaugley remember Nottingham having local taxi signs but can't remember what it said (on bus lanes).

Nottingham signs say wheelchair accessible taxis only.



Which means where ever they are licensed all wheelchair accessible Taxis may use them but not private hire vehicles.


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PostPosted: Mon Jan 13, 2020 8:03 am 
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heathcote wrote:
grandad wrote:
rayggb wrote:
I vaugley remember Nottingham having local taxi signs but can't remember what it said (on bus lanes).

Nottingham signs say wheelchair accessible taxis only.



Which means where ever they are licensed all wheelchair accessible Taxis may use them but not private hire vehicles.
Correct, it also means that saloon Hackneys from areas such as Gedling or Rushcliffe can't use them.

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PostPosted: Wed Jan 22, 2020 7:05 pm 
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well penalty charge cancelled don't think they could have done anything else

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PostPosted: Wed Jan 22, 2020 8:09 pm 
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edders23 wrote:
well penalty charge cancelled don't think they could have done anything else

They could, and would have, had you not appealed.

I often wonder what % of people who should appeal, don't. :-k

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