Report an accident involving a taxi

The proprietor of a Hackney Carriage Vehicle or private hire vehicle must report an accident within 72 hours of an accident taking place.

Failure to notify the Council within 72 hours is an offence and further enforcement action may be taken.

You can report an accident by emailing us or contacting the Licensing Section via 01226 773555.

In addition, you must complete an Accident Report Form and return this, along with a copy of the vehicle’s insurance certificate, either by email or by post to:

Licensing
Legal Services
PO Box 634
Barnsley
S70 9GG