Addison Lee has introduced that it’ll maintain partition screens between drivers and passengers in its autos till not less than summer time 2022.
The announcement comes as England enters the fourth stage of its roadmap out of lockdown and companies start to make a gradual return to the office.
The set up of partition screens into Addison Lee’s fleet of 4,000 autos started in Could 2020. The dedication to put in security screens throughout the fleet sat alongside different security measures, together with protecting tools for drivers and electrostatic antimicrobial automobile cleanses, designed to assist cease the unfold of coronavirus within the capital.
The agency, which introduced its acquisition of Laptop Cab plc (ComCab) earlier this month, additionally provides security screens throughout the two,500 ComCab taxis working in London. With security screens throughout its whole fleet of PHV and taxis, this makes Addison Lee’s multi service platform, the most secure possibility for COVID safe journey in and across the metropolis.
Addison Lee’s CEO, Liam Griffin, commented: “The security of our passengers and drivers has, and all the time can be, our primary precedence. With restrictions lifting in London this week, we’ll proceed to guide the business in hygiene and security and do all we are able to to make sure that Londoners have entry to wash and secure transport choices. Our partition screens have protected 1000’s of passengers and drivers over the course of the pandemic. We’ll proceed to play our half in serving to them to really feel as secure as doable after they journey.’’
According to the Mayor of London’s resolution to maintain masks carrying obligatory throughout public transport, the corporate may even anticipate each drivers and passengers put on face masks when travelling of their autos.
Liam Griffin continued: “As London will get shifting once more, it is necessary that the transport community works collectively to maintain the general public secure and stop additional unfold of the virus. Specifically, it’s important that every one London transport suppliers give passengers clear and constant steerage earlier than travelling and discover methods to go above and past to guard the well being of each their workers and the general public. The previous eighteen months have proven us that non-public rent and taxi companies have a important function to play in serving to to deal with transmission charges and bettering public confidence.’’