October 5, 2019

A team of cabbies raised a whopping £8,000 for charity after cycling 55 miles from London to Brighton.


A total of 14 members of the London Taxi Drivers Charity for Children (LTCFC) took part in the 2019 Skyline London to Brighton Cycle Ride on Sunday 15 September, ped...

September 21, 2019

A stunned taxi driver narrowly avoided serious injury after a liquid canister smashed the windscreen of his cab while he was at the wheel, writes Marc Turner.


Leon Ziekenoppasser feared he could have been killed when the full five litre bottle of AdBlue shattered the...

August 23, 2019

Lawyers fighting to make Uber pay £1 billion in VAT are to press on with the case despite being refused an appeal against a ruling that ended the initial challenge.

The Good Law Project was told it could not appeal a judge’s decision not to allow an application for a...

July 21, 2019

A taxi driver was left shell-shocked after a cyclist flew into a violent rage and used his bike as a weapon to repeatedly batter his cab.


Frank Morris had picked up passengers in Vauxhall and was in Montague Street, about to turn right into George Street, when the cycl...

July 13, 2019

New cab sales of TXes are at record levels, with 154 joining the ranks in June

I keep thinking the used cab market cannot get any crazier and then every single week it does. The wilding fluctuating market may look like a textbook lesson in economics, but it’s actually a...

June 23, 2019

Drivers of the most polluting diesel cars will have to fork out up to £50 a day, to use their vehicle in central London, when new rules proposed by Westminster Council come into force.

Officials are starting a £1 million “schools clean air fund” to pay for temporary r...

June 16, 2019

Cabbies can’t buy a second-hand taxi for love nor money but TXe sales are going great guns 

The second-hand cab market has all but collapsed. A quick glance through the cabs for sale column in any of the trade papers will confirm that. 

The number of older cabs decommiss...

June 1, 2019

It appears to have become “the new normal” for cab sales to average between 40 and 50 per week. If it continues at this rate, it would see around 1,800 new cabs joining the ranks each year. Even in the heyday of the TX1, and the last of the Fairways, we never even came...

May 19, 2019

I got invited to a motor trade launch by a new company entering the electric car charging market. To be honest, I only went because it was central and the time suited perfectly!

I was a bit surprised to see how many people there were in attendance from the minicab tra...

May 18, 2019

London’s black cab drivers face unfair competition and the Government must be more ambitious in its reforms, the former pensions secretary has said.


Iain Duncan Smith, the MP for Chingford and Woodford Green, has expressed his disappointment that “sensible” recommenda...

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