Taxi Trade News By Year - 2012

31/12/2012 - Rotherham Tackles Cab Crime.
Police force on festive alert to reduce abuse against taxi drivers.

20/12/2012 - Northampton Keeps Age Limit.
Cabbies win fight to keep three year limit for new taxis.

06/12/2012 - Cab Fare Review in Banbury.
Cherwell District Council agrees to consider fare increase.

30/11/2012 - Taxi Marshal Project for Poole.
Funding found to marshal taxi rank during December.

16/11/2012 - Taxi Limit for Dundee.
Dundee City Council to set a cap on new cab licenses.

14/11/2012 - Crawley Fare Increase.
Crawley Borough Council votes not to miss the boat on taxi fare increase.

30/10/2012 - Sheffield Taxi Course Praised.
Training for new taxi drivers hits the mark.

15/10/2012 - Don’t Tie Us Down Say Elgin Cabbies.
Taxi drivers unimpressed by new dress code proposal.

06/09/2012 - Tendring Cabbies Red Flag to Green and White Taxi Idea.
A controversial plan could be abandoned after opposition from taxi drivers.

21/08/2012 - Taxi Ban U-turn at Waverley.
Delight at decision to reverse the taxi ban at Waverley

26/06/2012 - Liverpool Cabbie Flaming Happy.
Liverpool cabbie Bernie Buxton carries the Olympic torch.

18/06/2012 - Outrage over Waverley Rank Ban.
Edinburgh Council bosses to fight cab ban at main station rank.

15/06/2012 - Taxi Protest Over Manchester Bus Lanes.
Private hire operators demand parity with black cabs.

04/05/2012 - Leicester Cab Drivers Welcome Station Move.
Leicester cabbies welcome move to utilise disused car park as taxi rank.

30/04/2012 - Inquest into Manchester Licence Fees.
Audit Commission investigate after suspicions of license overcharging.

21/04/2012 - Taxi Fares Spark Controversy.
Mixed views on 45% rise in cab fares.

03/04/2012 - Safety of Cabbies Debated in House of Commons.
Tory MP sponsors debate over attacks on taxi drivers.

30/03/2012 - Leicester Cabbie Battered and Bruised.
Taxi driver of 11 years injured and shaken after unprovoked attack.

07/03/2012 - Bolton Cab Crime Crack Down.
Council plans CCTV for all Bolton taxis.

28/02/2012 - Taxi Ban Go-Ahead.
Cabs thrown out at Edinburgh Waverley.

20/02/2012 - Sheffield Cabbies Bid to Keep Students Safe.
Sheffield taxi company launches Safe Taxi Scheme.

15/02/2012 - Dundee Tackles Runaway Cab Customers.
Council gets tough on taxi cheats but police raise concerns.

13/02/2012 - Peterborough Taxi Driver Test.
Peterborough City Council plans compulsory course for would-be cabbies.

09/02/2012 - Watford Taxis Allowed Access to Bus Lanes.
Hertfordshire Council allows Watford hackney cabs to use bus lanes.

08/02/2012 - Renfrewshire Council Heeds Cabbies.
Council withdraws plan for five year taxi age limit.

23/01/2012 - Calendar Boys.
Big hearted cabbies strip for charity!

16/01/2012 - Dundee Tackles Runaway Taxi Customers.
Union backs calls for changes to taxi fare payments.

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