New standards on taxi color to be implemented in Azerbaijan next year
Azerbaijan, Baku, Dec. 12 /Trend/
From Dec. 20, Azerbaijan will introduce new standards on car color rendering taxi services, the head of the
State Committee for Standardization, Metrology and Patents Ramiz Hasanov said on Sunday.
According to him, the new standards are introduced in order to unify the color of cars providing taxi services in Baku and other cities of Azerbaijan.
Particularly, purple cars will be used in Baku, white in Ganja and blue in Sumgait.
According to Hasanov, new standards will be implemented gradually from next year.
Earlier, the Azerbaijani State Committee on Standardization, Metrology and Patents adopted the standard developed by the Ministry of Transport AZS 425-2010 "Buildings and cars of passenger stations".
The standards apply to the construction of passenger stations, bus stops, taxi stops, trucks. They also establish the basic requirements for registration signs and other information data, the report said.
The items of standard are compulsory for private entrepreneurs and legal entities engaged in transporting passengers and cargo on the basis of licenses issued by the relevant authorities.
The normative document indicates the requirements for registration of passenger stations, stops of regular passenger vehicles, the external design of vehicles (taxis and passenger vehicles), as well as the interior design of passenger vehicles and passenger cab.