October 23, 2019

A Sandwell private hire driver has been given the go ahead to continue driving despite a previous conviction of illegally plying for hire. 

Minutes made public from a council licensing committee meeting revealed the man, only referred to as Mr Z A, had previously appear...

October 23, 2019

Cherwell District Council have revealed they investigated reports of a vehicle trading illegally in a layby near Caversfield.

On inspection, the team found the vehicle to be untaxed, uninsured, unroadworthy and not registered with the DVLA. It was seized by the police a...

October 22, 2019

Devon and Cornwall Police - Exmouth Division, are appealing for witnesses after a woman and her partner were punched while waiting at a taxi rank.

Police have said that the woman and her boyfriend were punched in the face by a man in Exmouth.

Officers are investigating...

October 22, 2019

Google Maps has spent the best part of five months testing a new feature in India that will alert you if your taxi or ride-sharing driver begins to drive you off route, and are now ready for the start of their global launch.

The new alert feature, named 'Stay safer',...

October 21, 2019

Northamptonshire Police investigating the robbery of a taxi driver in Kettering are appealing for witnesses and information.

The incident took place in Louisa Drive between 9.30pm and 9.45pm on Friday, 18 October, when the driver attended to collect a fare.

As he waite...

October 21, 2019

South Yorkshire Police have released CCTV images following an assault on a man at a taxi rank in Doncaster town centre. 

Officers investigating the attack, which took place on Saturday, 12 October, have released an image of a man they wish to speak to in connection wit...

October 21, 2019

A warning has been issued to taxi and private hire users after a woman claimed, via social media, to have been driven home by a fake taxi driver.

A Facebook post by the woman said she had jumped into what she believed was a licensed taxi, but soon became suspicious when...

October 20, 2019

Police Scotland have re-released details of their ten most wanted list, and one is a man who posed as a private hire driver before picking up a female and raping her.

Rezgar Zengana was convicted of raping his 25 year old victim in June 2008 after being found guilty o...

October 19, 2019

A Glasgow City private hire driver who, according to a report on Evening Times, said he was working on the Uber app on the night he was caught illegally plying for hire, has had his licence suspended for eight weeks.

Salah Benchiheub was spotted picking up a couple in...

October 18, 2019

A Grimsby taxi driver has allegedly been robbed at knifepoint and his female passenger threatened by a group of youths near the town centre. 

Humberside Police confirmed they were called to an incident on Garden Street at around 9.45pm on 16 October, after receiving re...

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