October 15, 2019

Greater Manchester Police are appealing for witnesses after a firearms discharge in North Manchester.

The police said, shortly before 3.05pm on Sunday 13 October, they were called to Harness Close to reports of a taxi being shot at.

Early enquiries suggest that the off...

October 14, 2019

Bradford taxi driver Yasir Qadoos has been sentenced to three and a half years in prison at Bradford Crown Court on 11 October for causing the death of Mohammed Zaman. 

He was also disqualified from driving for five years, extended for 21 months, and required to take an...

October 14, 2019

Bolt, Uber's biggest European rival, have announced the launch of an XL category from today which gives customers access to larger vehicles via the app.

XL is a bespoke category for bigger groups with a seating capacity of up to six passengers. 

The introduction of thi...

October 14, 2019

A female private hire driver who was caught carrying five passengers, one more than she's licenced to allow, has been issued a warning by Glasgow City Council.

A complaint was made to the licensing board after PHV driver, Sannah Ali, was spotted driving with an overlo...

October 13, 2019

Medway councillor Dan McDonald has defended his decision to lead on a motion to challenge Uber's legality to operate in the area. 

Hundreds of taxi drivers watched during a public meeting held at St George's Centre, Chatham, on 10 October as the motion was agreed by bot...

October 13, 2019

Ten drug dealers, including a cab driver from Sheffield, have been sentenced to more than 94 years for trafficking Class A drugs with a street value of up to £1.4million from Sheffield into Nottinghamshire.

Heading up the Sutton-in-Ashfield-based organised crime group...

October 12, 2019

A female taxi driver in Essex has been robbed at knifepoint by two men during an early morning attack.

Essex Police are appealing for information following the robbery which took place in Rochford, at around 8.45am on Saturday 12 October.

Police were called to The Driv...

October 12, 2019

Surrey Police are asking for witnesses to come forward after a serious assault in Guildford town centre in the early hours of Saturday 12 October, left a man with serious head injuries.

The assault occurred on Park Street, close to the premises of the Guildford Charco...

October 11, 2019

Medway Council have passed a motion to challenge Uber's legality to operate in the area.

Hundreds of taxi drivers watched during a public meeting held at St George's Centre, Chatham, on 10 October.

The motion, which was suggested by councillor Dan McDonald, was agreed...

October 11, 2019

A former hackney carriage taxi driver from East Lancashire has been fined £420 for continuing to ply for hire after having his licence revoked. 

As first reported on Lancashire Live, Nigel Paul Flynn, of Bacup, had admitted driving a carriage without a licence, an offen...

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