Oxford Taxis on TV

By 2015, all hackney taxis and private hire taxis in Oxford will have to be fitted with at least one CCTV camera. The move follows an increase in complaints ranging from overcharging and sexual assault to theft and attacks on cabbies by introducing a new requirement for

08-12-2011
Taxi Trade News

Horncastle Cabbies Voice Concerns

Cabbies in Horncastle, Lincolnshire, have given a mixed reaction to new proposals on  taxi licensing and inspections. The proposals have been floated by East Lindsey District Council. Licensing officer, Adrian Twiddy, commented: “This is a regular review we undertake that looks at areas

05-12-2011
Taxi Trade News

Canterbury Tale has Happy Ending

Earlier this year, on his way to do a school pick-up, Peugeot E7 taxi driver Paul Chinnery suffered a massive heart attack, ploughing his taxi direct into a hedge. Paul’s wife, Lynette, recalls: “It happened just before 3pm when Paul was on his way

26-11-2011
Taxi Trade News

Beginners Luck for Carlisle Cabbie

Taxi sales specialists Cab Direct has given away another £1,000 in it’s Grab a Grand prize draw. Surprised taxi driver Phillip Taylor was delighted to hear of his win which will help towards having a great time on his upcoming

21-11-2011
Cab Direct News

Edinburgh Taxi Firms Charity Battle

Over 60 Edinburgh cabbies swapped their cabs for go-karts as they took to the track to raise funds for Marie Curie Cancer Care. The Scottish capital’s biggest taxi centre firms, Central Taxis and City Cabs, battled it out raising over

15-11-2011
Taxi Trade News

E7™ Still Favourite in Guernsey

If you’ve ever wondered about making the switch to a modern style black cab, Kevin Marsh would be a good guy to talk to.  Guernsey based cabbie Kevin recently took delivery of his second Peugeot E7™ taxi and could not enthuse more

11-11-2011
Cab Direct News Peugeot E7™

E7 Ahoy!

  Folkestone Taxi Company Ltd, the largest hackney company in the port town, has taken delivery of its first new E7 from the country’s number one taxi supplier. “I’ve always thought that other black cabs are overrated, too expensive to

09-11-2011
Cab Direct News Peugeot E7™

Used Taxis on Sale This November!

This November we have some fantastic savings of up to £1,500 on E7 Encore™ used taxis for sale So, if you’re looking for a great value full spec hackney, look no further. E7 Encore™ – More Than a Used Taxi

03-11-2011
Cab Direct News

Liverpool Taxi Attacker Evades Jail Sentence

The attacker of a Liverpool taxi driver has avoided jail, despite seriously assaulting the cabbie. Taxi Attack Taxi driver Alan Hope picked up Graeme Dougherty and his brother outside James Street railway station around 10pm last autumn.  Mr Dougherty then lit

14-10-2011
Taxi Trade News

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