A private hire vehicle is a taxi which a customer must book in advance.
Public Liability for taxi drivers is not a legal requirement, but it is something that is strongly recommended when carrying passengers for commercial use. Many local authorities will require you to have Public Liability insurance.
A public hire vehicle is a taxi which is licensed for use as a hackney carriage i.e. a black cab that you can flag down and do not have to pre-book.
No, with our Taxi Insurance you will not require extra Commercial Insurance as our policies are designed to specifically cover taxi drivers.