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Viral video shows passenger racially abusing taxi driver

A 53-year-old man has this afternoon been arrested in the Erdington area on suspicion of a racially aggravated public order offence. The...

TAXI PROTECTION: Temporary safety screen installation

Leeds City Council is allowing taxi and private hire drivers to install temporary safety screens in vehicles in response to the Covid-19...

Uber’s London license pulled after ‘repeated safety failures’

Uber has lost its license to operate in London after 'repeated safety failures' Transport for London (TfL) has said.

Criminology graduate LIED about Muslim taxi driver’s sexual abuse

  An innocent father-of-five taxi driver went through “hell” as he was outcast by the local Muslim community after a 22-year-old student falsely accused him...

2 in 5 taxis fail checks: Bradford Council taking tougher stance...

Bradford authorities are now planning to beef up its safety checks on taxis by requiring vehicle safety records for each car, after it found...

HARROWING ORDEAL: Taxi driver bricked by youngsters in senseless hate-attack in...

  There has been an unprecedented spike in hate crimes with people receiving Islamophobic abuse following the Manchester Arena bombing and London Bridge attack, and...

Dawning of a new era: £300 Million shiny new vehicle plant...

  The London Taxi Company (LTC) will soon be opening UK’s first car plant dedicated solely to the production of the electric taxi. LTC, a wholly-owned...

Putting the trust back into taxi’s

Leeds councillors to discuss how to make the city’s transport safer With the north of England still in the spotlight following Rotherham’s sexual abuse scandal,...

Cabbie comes to the rescue of pensioner who was locked out...

Superhero taxi driver A taxi driver has been honoured by Greater Manchester Police’s Chief Constable for a glowing display of community spirit in caring for a...

Cabbies are unhAPPy with Uber: Taxi drivers protest over ‘unliveable’ wages

Around one hundred private hire drivers gathered outside Leeds Town Hall on Friday afternoon to protest against the popular international taxi app Uber. The firm...

STRIKE: Super d-Uber protest brings London to a standstill

Cabbies turn back on trade in an over-saturated market More than 5,000 taxi drivers pulled up their handbrakes and turned off their engines in London...

Taxis being damaged with new sticker rule

Drivers fear that taxis are becoming over-regulated Taxi drivers in Bradford say they feel their livelihoods are being ‘targeted’ after new legislation was introduced by...

Tackling cross-border operations

‘Intended use’ policy welcomed by Bradford’s cabbies Bradford Council has welcomed moves by a Lancashire local authority to put an end to the problem of...

Controversial ‘bus gates’ cause traffic chaos

Huddersfield’s new scheme sees motorists flouting the rules Huddersfield town centre has activated new ‘bus gates’, much to the dismay of motorists. Many drivers have already...

Cabbies tell police ‘protect us’: Taxis protest about stone-throwing youths

Dozens of Leeds’ taxi drivers gathered outside Elland Road Police Station on Thursday 21st January, protesting against a lack of police action after a...

LGBT Indians to drive taxis: Modern move from Mumbai

In a forward-thinking move for India's commercial capital, Mumbai's marginalised community of LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) citizens will soon be able to...

New task force hopes to clamp down on rogue cabbies”

Crackdown on cross border taxis Rogue cabbies in Bradford are being targeted in 2016 with plans for a cross-border crackdown set to be put in...

‘Follow our example’

Bradford cabbie praises ‘tough guidelines’ following double conviction Following the conviction of two private hire drivers in November, for refusing to pick up a blind...

‘Call’ for access

Drivers question latest bus lane regulations Private hire vehicle (PHV) drivers in Leeds have questioned why access to one of the city’s busiest streets...

Professional?

We debate whether Asian taxi drivers should ditch the traditional salwar kameez whilst at work

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