TAXI firms and drivers were rewarded for their sensitive approach to disabled customers at a ceremony in Deighton.
The awards, from Douglas Holliday, Kirklees Council licensing officer, were presented by Kirklees mayor Clr Barbara Allonby.
Robert Swaine, of Meltham, who operates as Sunny Heys private hire, won the taxi driver of the year award for the third time running. Mount Taxis were voted the best firm for the sixth time.
The winners are selected from the most votes and most favourable comments received by users of the Kirklees Taxi Voucher scheme.
Disabled people are entitled to use taxis at a discount rate, subsidised by government grants.
The Kirklees Day of Disabled People event, at the Deighton Centre and the Deighton Arena, was held to raise awareness and understanding of the wide range of disabilities.
The event was organised by a sub group of the Kirklees Disability Rights Network.
A range of taster sessions was staged for events such as ballroom dancing, table tennis, chess, basketball and curling.
Sign language interpreters were available and copies of the agenda were printed in Braille.
Hoot music group entertained and a fashion show was held.