Accident in your taxi

The holder of a vehicle licence must report an accident within 72 hours of an accident taking place. Failure to notify the council within 72 hours is an offence under section 50(3) of the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1976.

If you have been involved in an accident, download and complete the form below.

What happens next?

A member of our licensing team will contact you and make an appointment to inspect the vehicle.

If the vehicle is not roadworthy it will be immediately suspended and you will be issued with an immediate suspension notice, which will explain the reasons and grounds for the suspension.   

Taxi licensing policy Lewes District Council

Taxi licensing policy Lewes District Council
Summary: Download the Taxi licensing policy for Lewes District Council
File Size: 238KB
File Type: application/pdf
Created: 05 September 2017
Last Modified: 06 December 2017

You can use our online form to report an accident in your taxi.

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