Epsom Cabbies Fury as Council Relocate Taxi Rank

Cabbies in Epsom have raised concerns over plans to relocate the town’s main taxi rank and are hoping that the council will reconsider. ‘Plan E’ The idea to move the taxi rank is part of Surrey County Council’s ‘Plan E’

29-09-2016
Taxi Trade News

New Taxi Knowledge Test Proposed in Barrow

Barrow Borough Council has announced its plans to introduce a new taxi knowledge test for both hackney carriage and private hire drivers. New Taxi Test The new multiple choice test will focus on the drivers’ knowledge of the local area,

14-09-2016
Cab Direct News

Derby Drivers Worry Over Taxi Thieves

A number of private hire cars and hackney taxis in Derby have been targeted by mindless crooks, forcing drivers off the road, left to deal with hefty repair bills. CCTV Two of the incidents happened in the early hours of

09-09-2016
Taxi Trade News

Uber to Take TfL to High Court

Earlier this month we reported that Transport for London (TfL) had been forced to defend its decision to make private hire drivers sit an English exam following backlash from Uber’s GM, Tom Elvidge. We can now reveal that the taxi-hailing

31-08-2016
Taxi Trade News

Cab Direct All the Way for Cardiff Cabbie

Cardiff cabbie, Jas Singh, has been taxiing since 2007 and works for the city’s first wheelchair accessible taxi company, Capital Cars. When Jas first started in the trade, after much research, he decided the Peugeot E7™ from Cab Direct was

24-08-2016
Cab Direct News Customer Stories

TfL Defends Introduction of New English Test

Transport for London (TfL) has defended its decision to make private hire drivers sit an English exam. The new requirement, which comes into effect in less than two months, has been criticised by Uber who feels jobs will be threatened

15-08-2016
Taxi Trade News

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