Leeds Clean Air Zone Consultation

Leeds City Council have began consultations over the proposed Clean Air Zone. As things stand, the proposal is that buses, coaches, HGV, taxis and private hire diesel vehicles that don’t meet Euro 6 standard, will have to pay to enter

21-02-2018
Taxi Trade News

“TAXI” Registration Plate Up For Sale

A registration plate that spells out “TAXI” is up for sale for the first time in 40 years. The sought-after plate “TAX 1” is heading to auction with an estimated guide price of a whopping £100,000. The rare DVLA plate

09-02-2018
Taxi Trade News

Taxi Driver Protests in Leeds & Loughborough

There has been controversy due to go slow protests by taxi drivers in Leeds and Loughborough in recent times. The Leeds protests caused the city centre to come close to a standstill and many bus services to be late or

31-01-2018
Taxi Trade News

High Court Rules Fare Reduction For Guildford

The High Court has ruled in favour of Guildford Borough Council over a dispute over taxi fares. The taxi trade had put up a robust challenge to the council by ordering a judicial review of the fare reduction proposals. The

26-01-2018
Taxi Trade News

New Pollution Limits Could Affect Birmingham Taxi Fleet

There are concerns that tough new pollution limits could force more than 1,000 black cabs off Birmingham’s streets if the council pushes ahead with proposed changes. The chairman of Birmingham’s biggest hackney carriage firm, Manawar Hussain, has said that these drastic

22-01-2018
Taxi Trade News

Gedling Borough Council Target Illegal Touting

A hard-hitting letter has been sent to 1,000 taxi drivers advising that they could lose their licence if they are caught picking up passengers illegally. Gedling Borough Council have issued the letter following a late night sting on the streets

29-12-2017
Taxi Trade News

Taxi Drivers Receive Terror & Acid Attack Training

Black Cab drivers in London are to be given some medical training to help them deal with acid and terrorist attacks. There are 17,500 drivers who will be eligible to receive the training and during this year’s terror attacks, taxi

27-12-2017
Taxi Trade News

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