hackney carriage


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Related to hackney carriage: hackney coach
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hackney carriage - a carriage for hirehackney carriage - a carriage for hire      
carriage, equipage, rig - a vehicle with wheels drawn by one or more horses
four-wheeler - a hackney carriage with four wheels
remise - an expensive or high-class hackney
Translations

hackney carriage

n (horse-drawn) → (Pferde)droschke f; (form: = taxi) → (Kraft)droschke f (form)

hackney carriage

[ˈhæknɪˌkærɪdʒ] n (frm) → autopubblica
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He had heard of the case of an orphan muffin boy, who, having been run over by a hackney carriage, had been removed to the hospital, had undergone the amputation of his leg below the knee, and was now actually pursuing his occupation on crutches.
Crawling behind an infirm horse, a metropolitan hackney carriage drew up on wobbly wheels and with a maimed driver on the box.
In a report to go before the council, chief planning and environment officer Andrew Farrow said: "The licensing section wishes to strengthen safeguarding practice and raise awareness and standards by providing the private hire and hackney carriage trade with the information and skills to know their responsibilities and what course of action to take if they have concerns about the safety or welfare of an individual.
The city gives out licences to hackney carriage vehicles - which can be hailed in the street - private hire vehicles which have to be booked in advance and Uber also operates in Cardiff.
The city gives out licences to hackney carriage vehicles - which can be hailed in the street - and private hire vehicles, which have to be booked in advance.
Contract notice: Private Hire and Hackney Carriage Vehicle Testing.
Hackney carriage driver Mohammed Aslam said: "Huddersfield town centre is busy but it's not busy enough to have bus gates.
NOTICE OF VARIATION RIATION RIA OF THE TABLE OF FARES THAT THA CAN BE CHARGED BY PROPRIETORS IN RESPECT OF THE HIRE OF A HACKNEY CARRIAGE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on the 29th January 2015, the Council of the Borough of Redcar and Cleveland, in accordance with section 65 of the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1976, decided to vary the table of fares that can be charged by proprietors in respect of the hire of a hackney caRRIAGE.
In June, hackney carriage drivers staged a mass protest in central London because they claimed the Californian company was threatening their business.
In practice, many local authorities operate a free market in licensing with no limit of hackney carriage licences by number, and this is the case at the moment in Coventry (where I am a licensed hackney carriage driver).
It should be clarified that the practice of returning to one's own area after dropping off is in fact Hackney carriage kerbside rule.
The report said: "There is no provision under legislation to impose conditions on a Hackney carriage driver licence.