Category Archives: Taxi Insurance

Car Giant Steps in to Take Closer Control of the Production of the New Style London Black Cab

Top car manufacturer, Mercedes-Benz, is to take closer control of the production of the new style London black cab. Eco City Vehicles (ECV), who developed the taxi by modifying the Mercedes Vito light van, have expressed their concern amid reports that sales in the first half of 2011 had been downcast as a result of […]

For sale: United States government Mafia file found in a cab

A US government file that was found in New York on the back seat of a cab, has gone up for sale in an auction. The file contains hangouts, mugshots and criminal associates of more than eight hundred Mafia members during the early 1960s and 1950s. Some members had their own entries such as Meyer […]

Hail a Black Cab and get an Easy Ride from your Mobile Phone

It always happens whether you’re out late at night, you need to get somewhere for a business meeting or just in a rush to get somewhere on time – you just can’t seem to find a black cab to hail down, even though there are around 25,000 of them in London. It’s a problem most […]

Taxi Drivers will be Spreading the Word about the UK Armed Forces Day

Crowds of 80,000 visitors will be flocking Edinburgh this weekend to see around 2,500 personnel from the Royal Navy, Army and RAF parading through the Capital. To spread the word about the event, cab drivers across the city will be handing out thousands of stickers to their passengers, backing the UK Armed Forces Day and […]

Birmingham could declare a Taxi War

Cab drivers from across the Midlands could take advantage of a legal loophole to work in the city, which could start a taxi war across Birmingham. Following a High Court ruling in a taxi conflict between Stockton-on-Tees and Berwick-on-Tweed Borough council, registered cabbies in other boroughs can now pick up pre-booked passengers in Birmingham. The […]

Black Cabs planning to bring London to a Standstill over Olympic Ban

All twenty five thousand cabbies in London are planning to revolt over a ban on them using the VIP one hundred mile road network during the 2012 Olympic Games. The road network has also been banned for private hire cars, in a bid to make the lanes clear for international sports officials, athletes and the […]