October 17, 2019

A taxi and private hire operator has been fined over £1300 for allowing an unlicensed driver and vehicle to be used for bookings.

Fast 4s Karamat Hussain pleaded guilty to charges relating to an unlicensed silver Ford Transit being dispatched and driven by an unlicens...

October 17, 2019

Ninety nine percent of Kirkcaldy’s taxis and private hire car vehicles annually inspected to make sure they’re up to standard have passed first time.

The inspections, which took place in June, July and August this year, involved Fife Council’s Fleet Operations inspectin...

October 17, 2019

Transport for London (TfL) today announced that London's Transport Commissioner, Mike Brown MVO, will be leaving the organisation to take up the role of Chair of the Delivery Authority for the Restoration & Renewal of the Houses of Parliament.

Brown became Transport C...

October 17, 2019

Reading Borough Council have proposed a new emissions policy for black cabs which will remove older polluting vehicles from Reading’s roads as soon as 2024 and incentivise owners to replace them with newer taxis which are less harmful to people’s health.

The council d...

October 17, 2019

It has been announced that the controversial rise of ride-sharing tech firm, Uber Technologies Inc, will be made into a TV series. 

The show will be an adaptation of Mike Isaac's book, Super Pumped, and will revolve around Uber's controversial CEO and founder Travis Kal...

October 16, 2019

A Wellingborough hackney carriage taxi driver has had his licence renewed despite getting caught up in a physical altercation with a police officer during a drunken night out.

The unnamed driver was granted his licence, which would normally go against the council's poli...

October 16, 2019

Bristol-based startup Vertical Aerospace has revealed flight footage of its electric flying taxi 'Seraph' following successful testing at Llandedr Airfield in Wales. 

The small aircraft is capable of carrying up to 250kg. 

Vertical Aerospace can boast being the UK’s firs...

October 16, 2019

West Midlands Police are appealing for witnesses after a woman was dragged to the ground and robbed for her handbag at a taxi rank in Wednesbury, Birmingham. 

Police have released images of a man they would like to trace in relation to the incident.

The 57-year-old victi...

October 16, 2019

The global fight against ride-sharing apps continued this week when taxi drivers in Serbia brought the capital, Belgrade, to a standstill. 

Taxi drivers from many major cities around the world, have at some point, demonstrated their anger and concerns surrounding the wa...

October 15, 2019

Uber Technologies Inc has laid off around 350 more of its staff in the company's latest round of job cuts, in an attempt to reduce financial loses. 

According to Bloomberg, the cuts have been made in a number of different divisions including self-driving car development...

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