A NEW "tamper-proof" global positioning system (GPS) taximeter
for Cardiff's private hire cars has been approved by councillors.
The company has developed solutions connected to the taximeters
in order to manage fleet of taxis, vehicles and bring more fares and more visibility to passengers.
The EMV transaction is performed in less than two seconds and the payment receipt is printed along with the fare receipt on the printer of the taximeter
Other future developments include proposals to make it easier for disabled people to book and use taxis, to require all taxis to have taximeters
, and to allow all taxis in Belfast to pick up passengers without a booking.
The proposal basically provides for essential requirements and conformity assessment requirements for ten types of instruments (water, gas, electricity and heat meters, meters for liquids other than water, weight measuring instruments, taximeters
, measuring instruments for materials and dimensions and for analysing exhaust gases), but refrains from outlining detailed technical specifications
The imposition of uniform fares, of taximeters
, of minimum wages, of liability insurance, as well as limits on entry into the industry (through the medallion system) ended the taxi wars.
com/research/8690f4/the_2011_import_an) has announced the addition of the "The 2011 Import and Export Market for Revolution Counters, Production Counters, Taximeters
, Odometers, Pedometers, Speedometers, Tachometers, Stroboscopes, and Parts Thereof in the United States" report to their offering.
The installation of taximeters
and printers are integral in achieving this and will create a safer, fairer and fit for purpose taxi industry, protecting both drivers and customers.
The instruments in question are: meters for water, gas electricity, instruments for measuring weights, taximeters
, instruments for measuring materials, dimensions and gas exhaust analysers.
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The changes include: four new classes of Taxi Licence, A, B, C, and D will replace the existing PSV licence categories; a new two mile Belfast Zone - an area of roughly 2 miles radius from Belfast City Centre; more flexibility and choice for consumers, especially helping those trying to get a taxi at peak times on Friday and Saturday nights and public holidays in the Belfast Zone; a better service for people with disabilities; Class A and B taxis will need taximeters
and printers and a new Fare Card must be displayed; and a new style taxi test.
Examples of measuring instruments include taximeters
, petrol pump counters, breathalysers, water-, gas- and electricity meters and automatic weighing instruments used in production lines for pre-packed products.