Carlisle Taxi Fare Increase

Carlisle council members have endorsed new plans to increase the cost of taxi fares by 8.7%. Under these new proposals the minimum taxi fare clients pay will increase by 20 pence from £2.30 to £2.50 – the first rise to be implemented

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Bucks Cabbies to Undergo Health Checks

Cabbies from Vale of Aylesbury, in Buckinghamshire, could soon be required to undertake compulsory medical tests to be granted a licence. If the plans proceed, insulin-dependant diabetic and epileptic taxi drivers will not be permitted to driver a public hire vehicle on the Vale’s

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New Used Taxi Warranty from Cab Direct

This October only Cab Direct are offering a unique new taxi warranty with all factory reconditioned E7 Encore™ used taxis for sale. Unlimited Mileage, 2 year Cover Buy your used taxi from Cab Direct this October and enjoy added peace

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Exeter Taxi Ranks Could Shut

Exeter cabbies are concerned about plans which could see the number of taxi ranks reduced in the city.  Proposals by the local council include the reduction of many ranks, while busy areas are to hopefully to be extended. The review

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Cornwall Cabbies Fed-Up with Clogged Ranks

Taxi drivers in the in the town of Liskeard, near Plymouth, are loosing patience with motorists constantly clogging their taxi ranks.  They feel like they are banging their heads against a brick wall after being told by their local council that nothing can be done to stop

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Taxi Operators Infuriated by Council Charges

Taxi drivers in Swansea are up in arms at extortionate taxi licensing fees. They claim it the most expensive place to run a taxi business in Wales, due to the number of charges they are required to pay. The local

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Cabbies Rally Round Mugged OAP

Compassionate cabbies from Marsden Taxis have rallied round a 92 year-old pensioner mugged on a South Tyneside street. South Shield’s Renee Hub – awarded an MBE for her decades of devoted volunteer service at the League of Friends shop in

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Baby Born in London Black Cab

Cabbies can usually be relied upon for a tale or two.  But London cabbie, Iain Coombes, found himself with more than the latest football scores or taxi sales to talk about after he picked up a heavily pregnant customer –

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Cardiff Cabbies Face English Exams

Taxi drivers in Cardiff are to face English exams if passengers complain they have difficulty understanding them. Licensing officials in Cardiff are worried about allegations that an increasing number of taxi drivers can’t speak proper English.   Under the new rules taxi drivers

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