London Mayors Hackney Age Limit Decision Slammed

Hackneys are renowned for their longevity, however a ruling by mayor of London Sadiq Khan to decrease the maximum age limit for hackney taxis from 15 to 12 years has been slammed by the London Assembly during a recent Mayors

03-10-2019
Taxi Trade News

Wolverhampton’s Excellent New Safety Campaign

The people of Wolverhampton can now feel much safer travelling by taxi around the city, thanks to the recently launched ‘Get Home Safe’ campaign. The local authority is keen to warn and protect those travelling at night in the area,

23-09-2019
Taxi Trade News

Take A Break From Your Taxi

Regularly sitting in vehicles during long shifts can take its toll on a taxi drivers physical health. Here we look at some ways in which cabbies can counteract their sedentary working lives, while at work and at home. The Heralds

17-09-2019
Taxi Trade News

Buying a Taxi – New v’s Used

If you’re looking for a new taxi, you’re probably asking the question: ‘Should I buy new or used?’ Cab Direct is the UK’s leading taxi sales specialist, with more than 20 years’ experience in the hackney and private hire industry.

29-08-2019
Taxi Trade News

Guide to Assistance Dogs

Here is a guide to the assistance dogs that you might come across in your taxis. Not all dogs wear a jacket so if you are in doubt please allow them travel with their owner.

23-08-2019
Taxi Trade News

Cab drivers help to keep Bury safe

Taxi drivers are often the eyes and ears on the street and many drivers in Bury have taken a step further towards protecting the public. Taxi and private hire drivers in Bury, north of Manchester, have recently taken training sessions

11-07-2019
Taxi Trade News

Taxi Drivers Equipment Saves Lives

Did you know choosing to make your taxi bespoke can help saves lives? That’s exactly what two West Lothian cab drivers chose to do by getting defibrillators installed in the purpose- built taxis they drive. Public Access Defibrillators (PAD) are

27-06-2019
Taxi Trade News

Liverpool Private Hire Cab Driver to the Rescue

A kind-hearted taxi driver has been hailed a hero after helping save the life of a great-grandmother. 82-year-old Eileen O’Brien, booked a private hire cab via Village Taxis, after attending a fun night on Easter Sunday at her local British

09-05-2019
Taxi Trade News

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