Uproar Over Uber App in Leeds

Uber, the smartphone app that has already caused mayhem in Manchester and London, could be on its way to the streets of Leeds. It’s understood that Leeds City Council has received an application from the American based company to be

13-11-2014
Taxi Trade News

Kirklees Councillors to Rethink New Rules

Kirklees Council has said it will rethink its decision to introduce temporary taxi license bans to drivers with more than nine penalty points following protests from the trade. Last month councillors made the decision to toughen licensing rules so that

11-11-2014
Taxi Trade News

E7 Make The Change

Phillip Duncan, a cabbie from Bonnyrigg near Edinburgh, has been on the job for over twenty five years. In that time he’s driven his fair share of full specification cabs.

28-10-2014
Cab Direct News Peugeot E7™

Rossendale Cabbies Threaten Strike

Taxi drivers in Rossendale, Lancashire, are to meet to discuss strike action over council proposals to introduce a penalty points system.  They are disgruntled at Rossendale Council’s plans to introduce the scheme, which would see black cab and mini-cab drivers hit

25-10-2014
Taxi Trade News

Cab Direct Reveals Latest £1,000 Prize Draw Winner

Every three months, taxis sales specialist, Cab Direct gives away £1,000 to an unsuspecting cabbie in their quarterly prize draw.  The latest taxi trade exclusive giveaway took place in September following receipt of over 1,500 entries during the summer months.

17-10-2014
Cab Direct News

Call For More Cabs for Bath Upsets Taxi Drivers

A report encouraging more cab licences to be issued in the Bath and North East Somerset Council area has immediately come under fire from existing taxi drivers, who believe the area already has a sufficient level of coverage, day and

16-10-2014
Taxi Trade News

Plymouth Taxi Tribute to Alan Henning

A fleet of 70 hackney taxis in Plymouth is to come together today in remembrance of Alan Henning, who was beheaded by Islamic State after being kept prisoner for a long ten months. The Salford-based taxi driver gave up his

15-10-2014
Taxi Trade News

Plymouth Taxi Tribute to Alan Henning

A fleet of 70 hackney taxis in Plymouth is to come together today in remembrance of Alan Henning, who was beheaded by Islamic State after being kept prisoner for a long ten months. The Salford-based taxi driver gave up his

Taxi Trade News

End of The Road For Tax Discs

Do you still have a paper tax disc in your windscreen? If you do then you’re one of a dying breed.  As of 1st October 2014 that familiar paper disc that looks a bit like an official paper doily is

06-10-2014
Taxi Trade News

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