PHV Insurance

Meeting: 
MQT on 2017-03-22
Session date: 
March 22, 2017
Reference: 
2017/2009
Question By: 
Keith Prince
Organisation: 
GLA Conservatives
Asked Of: 
The Mayor
Category: 

Question

Will the Mayor require private hire drivers/owners to inform TFL when a vehicle has only Social & Domestic insurance cover?

Answer

Answer for PHV Insurance

Answer for PHV Insurance

Answered By: 
The Mayor

All private hire vehicles (PHVs) must have the correct Hire and Reward insurance in place when undertaking a private hire booking. If a PHV only has Social and Domestic insurance cover when undertaking a booking, the driver is considered to be breaking the law.