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Disqualifying Offences for Drivers of Taxis or Hire Vehicles
Clause 24 of the Point to Point Transport (Taxis and Hire Vehicles) Regulation 2017 (the Regulation) lists disqualifying offences.
Safety Audit Tool
The safety audit tool has been developed to assist service providers comply with their conditions of authorisation and is to be completed by an authorised officer of the Point to Point Transport Commissioner.
The Point to Point Transport Commissioner takes a risk-based approach to conducting audits on authorised taxi and booking service providers. This fact sheet explains the safety audit process.
Taxi and booking service providers are required to report certain accidents or incidents associated with their operations to the Commissioner. These are called notifiable occurrences.
Managing Driver Fatigue
Service providers and drivers need to be aware of the dangers of driver fatigue and the safety risks associated with tiredness.
Safety Standards for Vehicles Providing Booked Services
It is a condition of authorisation that Booking Service Providers comply with the safety standards for hire vehicles and taxis used to provide booked passenger services. The vehicle owner also has obligations relating to these safety standards.
Under the new Point to Point Transport law, officers are people who hold positions of responsibility (a company director or someone in senior management) who are responsible for ensuring safety obligations are met by exercising due diligence.
Safety Standards for Drivers
Drivers have a duty of care to themselves, their passengers and others and must comply with reasonable polices and directions of authorised service providers.
Safety Standards for Taxis
The new laws outline safety standards for vehicles used as taxis. It is a condition of authorisation that Taxi Service Providers comply with these safety standards.