Category Archives: Taxi Insurance

Rochdale Taxi Driver Brutally Attacked

A taxi driver from Rochdale is lucky to be alive after having his throat slashed by a robber. Munir Ahmad required 14 stitches to a deep wound beneath his chin, and now does not feel comfortable to return to the job. The 39 year old had picked up a passenger outside a pub in Middleton, […]

Gridlock in parts of London due to Taxi Protests

Certain areas of central London were gridlocked this week as thousands of black cabs turned up to support a protest, organised by the taxi union, United Cabbies Group (UCG). Trafalgar Square was at the centre of the protest were around 800 black cabs supported the demonstration against minicab touting, which puts people at risk, especially […]

Phone App to Drive more Passengers to Black Cabs

The founders of mobile music service Spotify, and online telephony business Skype have invested in a smartphone app, nicknamed as the Facebook for cabbies, which was created for London’s black cab community. The new app is called Hailo, which helps black cab drivers of London’s iconic cabs, fight off competition from fleet hire vehicles and […]

Bus Lane on M4 Scrapped which Cuts 60 Seconds off Journey Time

Figures suggest that motorists in London on the M4 have shortened their journey times by shaving 60 seconds off their commutes after a controversial bus lane was scrapped. The general public was able to use the motorway’s third lane again, after it was reopened a year ago, which was described by the then Transport Secretary, […]

Could the Nissan NV200 be the New York Cab of Tomorrow?

Those who use New York cabs as part of their everyday life, may be interested to know that between the 1st-5th November 2011, the ‘Taxi of Tomorrow’ Design Expo will open its doors to the public and is described by officials as a quest for the new iconic yellow cab. David Yassky, Taxi and Limousine […]

NYC Cabbies told not to Honk

Taxi drivers in New York have been warned this week that they must stop persistently honking their horns at all hours of the day and night. The Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC) has issued the warning. The TLC and the New York Police Department (NYPD) have the power to fine them $350 if they are […]