Car booster seat regulations are set to change in March with the aim of improving child safety and some seating models will no longer be legal to sell. Many parents remain confused about the new child car seat regulations. Sheffield Live! reporter Simon Thake spoke to safer roads education manager Joanne Werhle.
A loophole in the law which has allowed over seven hundred taxi drivers to operate in Sheffield with licences issued by councils hundreds of miles away is set to end. From 1 November, private hire taxi companies will be obliged to give radio service only to Sheffield badge holders under new Sheffield City Council regulations. Sheffield Live! reporter, Simon Thake spoke to Ibrar Hussain, GMB union representative.
A loophole in the law has allowed over seven hundred Sheffield taxi drivers to operate with licences issued by councils hundreds of miles away. Over four hundred of the licences were issued in Rossendale, Lancashire. The news has sparked concerns over safety and welfare. Sheffield Live! reporter Simon Thake spoke with taxi driver and GMB Sheffield union representative, Ibrar Hussain.
The law around smoking in cars with children in them changes from Thursday the 1st of October. It will become illegal to smoke in a car when there are passengers under eighteen present. The law change coincides with Stoptober, a campaign that’s been running over the last few years to encourage people to give up smoking for twenty eight days.