Arnold Cabbie Claims £1m Lotto Win

A taxi driver from Arnold in Nottinghamshire scooped a whopping £1 million in the EuroMillions last month. On the 21st June, said to be longest day of the year, 63 year old cabbie Gordon Rees was on his way home

08-07-2016
Taxi Trade News

The Perfect Taxi Partner

This month we caught up with Cab Direct customer, Trevor Plant, who has nothing but praise for the popular Peugeot Partner. Becoming a Taxi Driver At the age of 42, and after travelling the world, Trevor found his new “home” in

27-06-2016
Cab Direct News Customer Stories

New Accessible Taxi Rank at Nottingham Station

Last week we reported that tourists arriving into Nottingham train station were unimpressed at the location of the taxi rank. We’re happy to report that, from next week onwards, things are set to change for the better. Nottingham cabbies are

24-06-2016
Taxi Trade News

Devon Black Cab Drivers Combat Child Exploitation

South Hams District Council in Devon is in the process of recruiting black cab drivers to help crackdown on child exploitation. Raising Awareness Earlier this year, the council ran a trial scheme in which 51 drivers attended the new safeguarding

13-06-2016
Taxi Trade News

Tourists to Nottingham Struggle to get a Black Cab

Cab Direct previously reported that black cab drivers in Nottingham were concerned over the hackney taxi rank relocation at the city’s busy train station. Despite protests from the trade, the council forged ahead with its plans, resulting in frustration for both

10-06-2016
Taxi Trade News

London Taxi Drivers Turn the Meter Off for WW Veterans

The London Taxi Benevolent Association for War Disabled, more commonly known as The Taxi Charity, was formed in 1947 to support ex-servicemen. “The visit to the Menin Gate was particularly emotional. I always shed a tear whenever I hear the

03-06-2016
Taxi Trade News

Hit and Run Girl Saved by Private Hire Driver

A private hire driver from Hull has been praised for his quick thinking after diverting traffic when he spotted an injured young girl lying in the middle of the road in the early hours of the morning. The Accident On

31-05-2016
Taxi Trade News

Peugeot E7™ is Automatic Choice in Portsmouth

Veteran cabbie, Bob Squires, first joined the taxi trade in 1989 as a driver and a few years later bought the, then popular, Fairway black cab.  Since then, Bob has updated his fleet to cater for the modern day taxi

30-05-2016
Cab Direct News Customer Stories Peugeot E7™