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Taxi passenger rights UK


If you were a fare paying passenger travelling in a properly licenced and insured taxi cab, you have the same legal rights as anyone travelling as a passenger in any vehicle.

All vehicle drivers have a ‘duty of care’ to ensure that the people in the vehicle are transported safely to their destination. So, if they put their passengers in danger by driving carelessly - they will be responsible for the consequences.

The solicitors we work with will provide you with the specialist help and support you need to pursue a compensation claim from the insurer of the driver responsible for the accident.

If you are a passenger in a car and you have been injured due to the careless actions of the driver, Car Call UK and our partners can arrange legal assistance for you if you wish to claim compensation for your injuries.

Of course, if it is subsequently decided that the driver of another vehicle was responsible, then we will pursue the injury claim from the insurer of this driver instead.

We have help thousands of drivers every year get the compensation they are entitled to following road traffic accidents. Depending on your particular circumstances, you could be entitled to claim compensation ranging from several hundred pounds to many thousands for your injury.


What will my compensation settlement be?

When assessing the amount of compensation to be sought from the at-fault drivers insurer, there are a number of factors that need to be considered.

  • What kind of injury you have

  • The amount of stress and discomfort you suffered in the accident

  • The time it will take to fully recover or if you are likely to be left with a permanent disability

  • How the injury may affect your daily life and your current or future employment

  • What special equipment you may need to live with a permanent disability

  • Special assistance, therapies or medical treatments needed to ensure the best possible recovery

  • Long term care needs

  • How much income you are likely to have lost due to your inability to work



If the driver of your Taxi was at-fault, it is highly unlikely that you will need to go to court. Most cases are settled out-of-court, based on similar cases and outcomes that have occurred in the past.

Your appointed solicitor will keep you informed at every stage and ensure that the settlement awarded is in your best interests.

To start your taxi passenger compensation claim today, call us on 02392 484 244 and will be happy to help.

Any policyholder can use this service, and it is your legal right to choose who repairs your vehicle. All assistance offered and information given on this page is provided by Car Call UK and its partners , no association or affiliation to any particular insurer is intended in any way, and your statutory rights are unaffected.
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