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PHV (plural PHVs)

  1. Initialism of private hire vehicle.
    • 2018 July, “Private hire cars face paying London congestion charge”, in BBC News[1], archived from the original on 6 September 2018:
      According to TfL, the removal of the PHV congestion charge exemption could reduce the number of individual PHVs entering central London by up to 45%.
    • 2018 September, Luke Antoniou, “UK government urged to cap PHV licensing and enforce in-vehicle CCTV”, in Intelligent Transport[2], archived from the original on 1 February 2019:
      The report urges an urgent revision of taxi and PHV legislation that can better regulate the trade, and says that the government should adopt ‘national minimum standards’ for the licensing of PHVs and taxis.
    • 2019 February 1, Hana Otsuka, “Woman says to Go-Jek driver: Unlock the car now! You’re taking hostage of me! Was only taking alternative route”, in The Independent[3], archived from the original on 1 February 2019:
      Kamaruzzaman Bin Abdul Latiff showed everyone a glimpse of some of the types of passengers PHV drivers has[sic – meaning have] to put up with.