Operators Licence Hire & Reward Definition

Definition of Hire & Reward in regards to Goods (HGV) Vehicle Operators Licence

Hire & Reward is when an Goods (HGV) Vehicle Operator takes payment the payment may be (a) a direct payment (b) an indirect payment (this could be an exchange for services for the commercial carriage of goods or burden, & the title of said goods being not that of the Goods Vehicle Operators Licence Holder regardless of whether a profit is made or not.

Definition of Hire & Reward in regards to Public Service Vehicle (PSV) Operators Licence

Hire & Reward is any payment in cash or kind which gives a person the right to be carried, regardless of whether or not that right is exercised. It is also regardless of whether or not a profit is made. The payment may be made to the operator, the driver or any agent or representative acting on behalf of the operator. The payment may be made by the passenger, or on the passenger’s behalf. It may be (a) a direct payment (e.g. a fare) or (b) an indirect payment (this could be an exchange for services such as a membership subscription to a club, payment for a bed in a hotel, school fees or payment for concert tickets where travel is included; the payment does not have to be money and the right to travel does not need to be taken up.

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This Website and the information shown on it, has been produced as a basic guide, to show the relationship between a CPC Holder, & the Operator Licence Regime. Therefore, it cannot be considered as formal legal advice.

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