Council stops free pub transport

I fear the problem was that it was a package, lunch and transport so l;egally they were paying for the 'taxi' ride and the council probably was left in a position where they had little option but to act. Equally his insurers may well have taken the view he was acting as a taxi as he was nominally benefiting financially and the vehicle was being used in furtherance of his business so no insurance cover for his pensioners.

I suspect if some of his regulars had provided the service it would have been OK because then it would just have been some one giving a lift.

ps perhaps one should look into whether the whole thing sprung up as a result of scullduggery by some local taxi driver, they can be pretyy effective at 'protecting' their business.
This fits very nicely with the "random breath test" Thread!

Lots of residential hotels have hospitality cars/minibuses; so where does this leave them?

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