Is there a distinction between PSV and "local buses only". I heard a saga
about a heritage bus where driver had PSV Licence in a bus lane. Can't
remember details.

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On 15 Oct 2016 16:26, "Philip Barnes" <p...@trigpoint.me.uk> wrote:

> On Fri, 2016-10-14 at 16:38 +0000, Stuart Reynolds wrote:
> > That was my understanding, yes. PSV is a wider-ranging mode than just
> > bus.
> >
> My understanding is psv is public service vehicles, so it is only buses
> that are on public routes, so will not include a bus that is privately
> hired and psv also includes taxis (as in hackneys), but not private
> hire.
>
> My brother in law once received a penalty for driving in a bus lane in
> London, they had just looked at the type of vehicle assuming all
> hackneys are black cabs. He got it cleared as his was a hackney
> license.
>
> There can also be ructions if a private hire car has the word Taxi on
> it, even if it is the company name. Hence if I had a firm called Wem
> Taxi's, only the hackneys could display that name. The private hire
> cars would just display Wem. Again that happened to the firm my brother
> in law works for.
>
> Phil (trigpoint)
>
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