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Hackney Carriage Vehicle Emissions Consultation

Closing date of consultation - 31 August 2016

To improve emission standards, we are proposing the introduction of a new age limit of 15 years for the Hackney Carriage fleet. 

The proposed dates are:

  • all Hackney Carriage vehicles Euro 4 or equivalent by 1 October 2018
  • all Hackney Carriage vehicles Euro 5 or equivalent by 1 October 2021
  • no Euro 5 or 6 Hackney Carriage vehicles are permitted to be over 15 years old

If you want to comment on the proposed changes, please email them to licensing@reading.gov.uk.

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