Category Archives: Taxi News

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 […]

Proposal in to Lift Restrictions on Private Hire Cars Opposed by Cabbies

Cabbies in Chester are fighting private hire plans, as they say that the new plans to lift restrictions on private hire vehicles will ruin their trade. The cabbies are already under pressure and the Chester Licensed Hackney Association argue that the plans will further inundate an already overcrowded market, with too many taxis competing for […]

Report on Taxi Faults is Flawed Claim Cabbies in Cardiff

New measures to improve the standard of Cardiff’s ageing black and white taxi fleet has been proposed, which cabbies in the city have criticised. The proposal happened when Cardiff council licensing officers, tourists and the police reported that the standards of taxis around the city had fallen over the past year. The number of cautions […]

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 […]

Black Cabbies in Manchester threaten Legal Action against the Council

Because of anti-competitive prices at Manchester Airport, black cab drivers are threatening legal action against the Council. Leeds-based private hire taxi company, Arrow Cars has been given favoured treatment at the busy airport which curbs competitors, claim the Manchester Cab Committee. The Manchester Cab Committee is made up of the Taxi Owners and Drivers Association, […]

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 […]