Taxi operators run taxi-cabs on taxi licences that are either
obtained through transfer or assignment or a combination of
Taxi-cab operators must be accredited by the Department of
Transport. Once granted, the accreditation lasts for a period of 5
years. During this time the operator must work to the minimum
business and service standards set by and administered by the
Department of Transport.
Taxi-cab operators undertake the following:
- Maintain the taxi-cab, ensuring that it is roadworthy at all
- Comply with all legislation relating to the operator's
- Ensure all fitted equipment and devices are in sound working
- Ensure each driver has a bailment agreement
and understands that bailment agreement.
- If they the operator has a licence assigned to them, they must
meet the conditions of that licence.
- Provide WorkCover for bailee drivers
- Ensure each of their taxi-cabs are affiliated with a Primary
Network Service Provider.
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