4,000 Drivers Given Wolverhampton Licenses

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Southampton Clean Air Zone Incentives

Following the introduction of the Southampton Clean Air Zone, both Southampton City Council and Eastleigh Borough Council have introduced a cashback incentive programme to encourage drivers to upgrade to a newer, low emission alternative. The incentives apply for both hackney

30-05-2018
Taxi Trade News

Manchester Airport Drop-Off Charges are a “Cash Cow”

Angry taxi drivers say that new drop-off charges will put drivers off from doing airport runs.  Manchester Airport is replacing its free drop-off lanes with chargeable parking bays.  Senior management at Manchester Airport has said the move is about tackling

25-05-2018
Taxi Trade News

Hero Taxi Driver Rushes Gunshot Victim to Hospital

A taxi driver has been hailed a hero after rushing a critically-injured gunshot victim to the Royal Liverpool hospital. The shooting took place in a cul-de-sac on the Grizedale estate in Everton, an area with a previously notorious reputation. Shooting

30-04-2018
Taxi Trade News

Family Reach Settlement Over Self-Driving Car Death

The family of the woman killed by an Uber self-driving vehicle in Arizona has reached a settlement with the controversial ride hailing app company, ending a potential legal battle over the first fatality caused by an autonomous vehicle. Self-Driving Car

28-04-2018
Taxi Trade News

Taxi Rank Parking Transgression in Bath

A council worker received a parking ticket for leaving his pick-up truck and trailer in a taxi rank parking transgression in Bath. The vehicle was left in the temporary rank on Grand Parade, which is being used while the normal

25-04-2018
Taxi Trade News

Northampton Unveils Emission Reduction Plans

Northampton Borough Council unveils emission reduction plans designed to drastically reduce cut pollution, as studies suggest up to 5% of deaths in the town are due to air pollutants caused by nitrogen dioxide (N0x). Emission Reduction Plans Target Taxi & PHVs The

20-04-2018
Taxi Trade News

Drivers’ Livelihoods Endangered

Taxi drivers in the north of Scotland believe that councils are endangering their livelihoods by over-charging for their licences and failing to cap the number of cabs on the streets. Drivers’ Livelihoods Endangered by Costs Official figures suggest that fees

18-04-2018
Taxi Trade News

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