Police reaction to incidents, ongoing talks with DfT and Safety Groups.
Criminal Record Check delays
Home Office inquiry following LPHCA pressure
Parking, picking up & setting down
Success in Bromley, work progressing with Westminster City Council and other Local Authorities
DVLA Group 2 – Silly Medical & Eyesight Requirements
Part Success – Ongoing work in hand
Cross Border / Subcontracting
Now part of the Law Commission Review complete our online survey form by Clicking Here
Voluntary Drivers / Community Transport
LPHCA has written to DfT and others awaiting responses and legal advice. The Government, the Office of Fair Trading and others are being lobbied by the LPHCA.
Loophole Closure and Licensing Requirements
Fighting for enforcement at Events and for Intermediaries, Facilitators & Platforms – Ongoing, in legal and other talks with Local Authorities and work providers / interested parties.
LPHCA Members and Steve Wright regularly attending Olympic Transport Planning and Communication Meetings. Presentations to LPHCA Members at the AGM, Road Shows and Meetings to continue.
Bus Lane Usage
Reviewing the effectiveness of campaigns by others to secure access.
Delays getting drivers
Working for the removal of artificial barriers of entry for the trade and preventing new ones being brought in.
Equality Act 2010
Being assessed for impact on LPHCA Members
TfL TPH consultation
20 page response submitted
TfL TPH’s Licensing Management of Drivers & Vehicles
Ongoing – Part Success
TfL TPH’s Operator’s Licences
In progress - New Grading system
TfL TPH’s Specialist & Adapted Vehicles New Regulations
New proposals agreed, Click Here to view
TfL TPH’s Taxi and Private Hire Licensing Fees
Driver and Operator Fees Frozen for a third year
Arrests continue following reporting by LPHCA members
Improving Traffic Flow
Working with Mayor and TfL (Traffic Speed Improving)
London Political Work
Recent talks with the Suzy Lamplugh Trust, London TravelWatch. Talks planned with the Greater London Assembly, the Mayor’s Advisors and the Department for Transport.
TfL TPH’s whistle stop tours of LPHCA Members Operator’s
Some undertaken, some arranged and more planned.