Taxi changes

Kentish Express Ashford & District - - Helping Others -

Taxi driv­ers will now face fines of up to £1,000 and could have their li­cences re­voked if they refuse fares from peo­ple in wheel­chairs. They will also be pe­nalised for try­ing to charge users more than the com­pany’s stan­dard fare. Fran­coise Mont­ford, of Ash­ford’s In­de­pen­dent Ac­cess Mat­ters/Wheel­chair Users Group wel­comed the news, say­ing they have long cam­paigned for bet­ter trans­port pro­vi­sion.

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