Free PPE for Taxi and PHV drivers in Wales

The Welsh Government has launched a free Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) initiative for all licensed taxi and private hire vehicle (PHV) drivers in Wales.


  • Monday, 08 March 2021

    Vale of Glamorgan


The Welsh Government has announced the launch of a free PPE initiative for all licensed taxi and private hire vehicle (PHV) drivers in Wales, including Uber drivers. This initiative has been designed to:

  • recognise the important contribution taxi and PHV drivers make to public transport in Wales

  • ensure this mode of travel is as safe as possible, both for drivers and passengers

  • bring this sector into closer alignment with other public transport operators in Wales.



The pack will include six months’ worth of PPE and cleaning materials:

  • 5 litres of all-purpose sanitiser

  • 1 trigger bottle

  • 6 x Foaming hand sanitiser (500ml each)

  • 2 x pack of folded cloths (50 in each pack)

  • 2 x medical grade, washable face mask

  • 1x box of 50 disposable face coverings

  • 6 x pack of Detox wipes (80 per pack)


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Taxi and private hire vehicle drivers in Wales will be able to claim a free pack of high-quality PPE and vehicle cleaning materials, funded by the Welsh Government.


To qualify, you must be a taxi or Private Hire Vehicle driver licensed in Wales.


The application process has been extended until 26 March 2021 and packs are limited to one per individual. Packs will delivered free of charge to the driver’s nominated delivery address.


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