There are a number of Hackney carriages, better known as taxis, and private hire vehicles that operate in Pembrokeshire. Pembrokeshire County Council licenses all such vehicles.
Taxis (Hackney Carriage)
Vehicles registered as a 'Hackney Carriage' (in other words, a taxi) can carry up to 8 passengers in addition to the driver. Taxis are licensed by the County Council to carry passengers for hire and reward. They do not need to be booked in advance and they may stand on taxi ranks or be hailed in the street.
Private Hire Cars
Vehicles registered as 'Private Hire' can carry up to 8 passengers in addition to the driver. Private Hire Cars are licensed by the County Council to carry passengers for hire or reward. They must be booked in advance and may not stand on taxi ranks nor be hailed in the street.
For general information on taxi licensing in Pembrokeshire please contact:
Pembrokeshire County Council
Tel: 01437 764551