New Rank Triumph for Stockton Cabbies

Cabbies in Thornbury, Stockton, are elated with the news that, following a year-long fight, they have been granted a new taxi rank in the town centre.  Rank Approval Mark Strange, a taxi driver of 15 years, has been arguing his

27-06-2014
Taxi Trade News

First Premier™ in Newcastle

With stylish good looks, masses of space and an impressively low price tag, the Peugeot Premier™ has built up an enviable reputation amongst the UK’s hard working taxi trade since its launch back at the end of 2009. Newcastle based

24-06-2014
Cab Direct News Peugeot Premier™

Go Ahead for South Somerset Knowledge Test

23/06/2014 South Somerset District Council has approved plans to introduce a compulsory knowledge test for those looking to obtain a hackney taxi or private hire license. The news comes after the council recently revealed that there had been a growing

23-06-2014
Taxi Trade News

Go Ahead for South Somerset Knowledge Test

South Somerset District Council has approved plans to introduce a compulsory knowledge test for those looking to obtain a hackney taxi or private hire license. The news comes after the council recently revealed that there had been a growing concern

Taxi Trade News

City of London Brought to a Standstill

An estimated 12,000 black cab drivers took to the streets of London last week in a go-slow protest against the mobile app, Uber. What is Uber? Uber has been in operation since 2009 and is available in 70 cities across

19-06-2014
Taxi Trade News

London Cabbies Appalled at Uber

Dubbed the ‘e-hailing app’, the Uber App has sparked fierce debate amongst London black cab drivers who deem the use of the new technology in private hire cabs illegal. First introduced to the UK market on 26th June 2013, the

09-06-2014
Taxi Trade News

Jail Sentence for Disabling Bradford Taxi Driver

Justice has been won for a Bradford private hire driver who was left wheelchair bound after being involved in an accident caused by a dangerous driver. High Speed Smash 35 year-old Mohammed Sadiq had just dropped off a passenger, in the

02-06-2014
Taxi Trade News

A Rather Excellent Cab

When Keith Hehir-Lynch and his business partner, Bill Webber, recently decided to start up their own taxi firm, finding themselves a good deal on some high spec, spacious and comfortable vehicles was high on the list of priorities.  As was

30-05-2014
Cab Direct News

N.E Lincolnshire Oppose License Fee Hike

More than 200 taxi drivers in North East Lincolnshire have signed a petition organised by Taxis for Change – an organisation formed last year by drivers in the area – against a proposed hike in license fees. North East Lincolnshire

28-05-2014
Taxi Trade News

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