Dundee Tackles Runaway Cab Customers

Police chiefs have raised their concerns following a new proposal made by Dundee City Council to introduce up-front taxi fares. The thinking behind the new rule is that allowing cabbies to be paid in advance would help cut down the number

15-02-2012
Taxi Trade News

Peterborough Taxi Driver Test

Peterborough City Council is planning to launch a compulsory day-long course for cabbies-to-be, to ensure that new taxi drivers competency skills and knowledge of the taxi trade are kept up to standard. The course would involve a refresher session on the

13-02-2012
Taxi Trade News

Capital Hosts Mercedes Vito Taxi Roadshow

Cab Direct joined forces with Edinburgh Mercedes dealer, Western Commercial, to host their first hackney taxi roadshow of 2012. The Mercedes taxi show proved a huge success, with high demand for what has become Cab Direct’s most popular hackney taxi for sale amongst cabbies

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Watford Taxis Allowed Access to Bus Lanes

Hertfordshire County Council has voted to allow hackney taxis in Watford to use bus lanes in the borough. Until now, cabbies are regularly caught up in rush-hour traffic which involves them sitting in congestion, while customers are feeling the brunt of

09-02-2012
Taxi Trade News

Renfrewshire Council Heeds Cabbies

Council bosses have had a change of heart after pulling out on a rule change that taxi drivers say could have put them out of business. Renfrewshire Council had agreed to impose new rules on private hire cabbies that would

08-02-2012
Taxi Trade News

Kudos for Stratford Upon Avon Taxi Firm

Richard Wearing, owner of Argent Taxis in Stratford Upon Avon, is the proud new owner of the Volkswagen Kudos™ – Cab Direct’s stylish and spacious taxi for sale. Based on the latest model of the Volkswagen Caddy Maxi Life, the

07-02-2012
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Calendar Boys

A group of London taxi drivers has got down to the bare essentials in a bid to support an anti-violence charity. Cabbies always like to have something to say but a new calendar, featuring twelve London cabbies, shows the trade in a whole

23-01-2012
Taxi Trade News

Dundee Tackles Runaway Taxi Customers

Cabbies across Dundee will meet to talk about proposed changes to the current taxi fare payment system to allow drivers to charge up-front for a given taxi journey. The talks come as a result of the ever increasing numbers of taxi

16-01-2012
Taxi Trade News

Nice Big Earner!

Cab Direct has launched two new models in its ever-popular Peugeot Eurobus range.  Built with economy in mind, the new Eurobus products combine the performance and reliability for which Peugeot and Cab Direct are renowned with economy-focused trim levels, designed to

11-01-2012
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