Safety

Child restraints for children travelling in taxis and hire vehicles (including rideshare)

Category: 
Safety, Taxi Service Providers, Booking Service Providers
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Taxi and Hire Vehicle Insurance

Category: 
Insurance, Compliance, Safety

In NSW, every vehicle used to provide a passenger service for example taxi, hire vehicle, tourist vehicle with 12 seats or less (including the driver), is required to hold third-party property insurance with a cover of at least $5 million.

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Coronavirus COVID-19 Point to Point Transport Operators

Category: 
Safety

This factsheet provides general advice in line with Health Department guidelines, for key updates visit NSW Health www.health.nsw.gov.au for industry specific updates visit Australian Department of Healt

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Driver Vehicle Dashboard - Traffic Light System

Category: 
Compliance, Safety, Taxi Service Providers, Booking Service Providers
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Disqualifying Offences for Drivers of Taxis or Hire Vehicles

Category: 
Compliance, Safety

Clause 24 of the Point to Point Transport (Taxis and Hire Vehicles) Regulation 2017 (the Regulation) lists disqualifying offences.

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Safety Audit Tool

Category: 
Safety

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. 

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Safety Audits

Category: 
Compliance, Safety

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.

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Notifiable Occurrences

Category: 
Safety

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.

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Managing Driver Fatigue

Category: 
Safety

Service providers and drivers need to be aware of the dangers of driver fatigue and the safety risks associated with tiredness.

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Safety Standards for Vehicles Providing Booked Services

Category: 
Safety

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.

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