Category Archives: Taxi Insurance

Taxi Thrill for DJ Chris Evans

This past week has seen Top Gear’s secret, and ruthlessly quick, racing driver, The Stig, get behind the wheel of a black London cab, except it was a black London cab with a difference. The Top Gear man of mystery was driving a high performance version of a London cab that was fitted with a […]

Rise in the Number of Sheffield Taxis Unsafe for the Road

A survey by Sheffield Council revealed that the number of private hire taxis and black cabs that do not meet standards are increasing for the first four months of the year. 1 in 5 taxis were taken off the road because they were suspected to be so unfit for the road. Almost two thirds were […]

London Cabbies in Uproar over Olympic Plans

It has been reported that the cost of a cab ride in London, during the Olympics, could be as much as four times higher as a result of “Games Lanes” being installed for the exclusive use of competitors and dignitaries. The 21,000 black cabs in operation in the capital will not be allowed in the […]

Plans for Standardised Taxis in Cambridgeshire

Cambridgeshire cab drivers could be forced to change all the signs on the roofs of their vehicles, it has been revealed. Licensing bosses at East Cambridgeshire District Council (ECDC) want all the taxis in the area to have a white, illuminated roof sign with the word “Taxi”. They also want to have the district council […]

Would you Ride in a Black Cab with Kasabian, Calvin Harris or Katy B

It seems that advertising on and in iconic London black cabs will be the choice for the second biggest record music company in the world, Sony Music Entertainment UK Ltd (Sony Music). Sony Music is introducing a new advertising campaign on taxis in Central London from 5th September 2011. One hundred cabbies will be promoting […]

Black Cab Travels across the World from London to Australia for Charity

A black cab has travelled through 39 countries starting from London to Australia for charity. Most Londoners know how hard it is to get a black cab to travel out of the City of London, but this taxi is doing just that – all the way to Australia. Three friends from Aston University are travelling […]