Category Archives: Private Hire Insurance

Addison Lee Set to Go Global

Addison Lee is the biggest taxi firm in London with over 10 million passengers a year. They are now heading for global expansion and are doing so as they have now sold a majority stake to the Carlyle Group.

Taxi Drivers Leave for Rival Firm Over Pay

It has recently been revealed that about 70 drivers have resigned from the Accrington taxi rank and they have since joined rival companies all because of a pay disagreement. The drivers left Max Cabs and were demonstrating in their local town last month and were saying that they were being underpaid. Since then many have […]

Taxi Driver Fined for Smoking

A taxi driver based in Oldham has been fined for smoking a cigarette inside his taxi and then when he discarded the butt in front of members of the council he was find. Oldham council environmental health staff saw the taxi driver who was parked in his Toyota Avensis having a cigarette so they approached […]

Driver Returns £565,000 to Passengers

Sia Ka Khan is a 70 year old taxi driver in Singapore and he is now being dubbed a hero. This is because a Thai couple left around £565,000 in the back of his taxi and he returned it to the lost and found office. The couple had left the money in a black bag […]

Ghost Hitchhiker confuses Taxi Drivers

So we are a little late when it comes to spooky stories as Halloween has been and gone but we felt this was a story that just had to be shared. According to a taxi driver, he had picked his passenger up from Corbridge and was on his way to Newcastle – upon –Tyne. He […]

Redundancies for Manganese Bronze

The administrators of taxi makers, Manganese Bronze are meeting with Unions who are trying to get redundancies postponed. PricewaterhouseCoopers have so far made 156 people redundant. As a result Roger Maddison who is the unite national union officer for automotive is trying to reach an agreement with them that means not as many jobs are […]