September 29, 2019
Police believe driver may have committed other offences
It has emerged that a Liverpool private hire driver has tested positive for cocaine after being stopped by police.
The private hire vehicle was stopped by Merseyside's Road Policing Unit at around 11.30am on Tuesday...
September 24, 2019
Broken bulb leads to three arrests in Kensington
Merseyside Police officers have arrested a private hire driver and two other people after seizing a drugs and cash haul last night.
The three arrests formed part of ‘Operation Target’ which officers were working on in Li...
September 22, 2019
Passenger “holds knife to cabbie's neck”
(Warning: graphic imagery)
A Stirling cabbie says he has become the latest victim of violence in the taxi industry after allegedly being stabbed by his passenger in a vicious knife attack.
The taxi driver, who wishes to be known on...
September 6, 2019
A private hire driver has had his vehicle seized after it emerged that he was uninsured.
The unnamed driver was stopped by police during a routine check at a Transport for London Taxi and Private Hire "stop site" in Westminster.
When stopped the driver admitted to enforc...
August 5, 2019
It's been revealed that a member of the notorious Great Train Robbery gang was a south London cabbie.
Danny Pembroke, was questioned by police after the robbery, but was never charged due to insufficient evidence.
Pembroke spent 2 years in the US after moving to Florida...
July 29, 2019
A suburban London taxi driver, commonly known as a ‘Yellow Badge’, has been caught using a "bought" full licence ‘Green Badge’.
The cabbie was caught after Transport for London's Taxi and Private Hire Enforcement Unit were on patrol in the borough of Hammersmith and Ful...
July 7, 2019
Police are hunting an arsonist who set a taxi on fire in Whitstable.
The vehicle was set alight outside the home of Lou Osman at approximately 12.15am on Friday 5 July.
Lou was at home with friends in Norman Road, Whitstable, when he discovered his father's cab had been...
July 3, 2019
A former cabbie from Littlehampton has been convicted of being ten times over the legal drug-drive limit.
54 year old Nicholas Welch, a taxi driver of Arundel Road, Littlehampton, was arrested in East Street, Littlehampton, on 23 December 2018. He was charged with drivi...
July 2, 2019
Police are appealing for witnesses after four private car hire drivers were deliberately driven at outside a nightclub in Partick, Glasgow, on Monday 1 July.Around 2.30 am on Monday 1 July there was an argument between a number of private car hire drivers outside a nig...
June 18, 2019
A taxi fare dodger has allegedly fractured a woman's arm after she served him with court papers pertaining to the offence.
At around 1.20pm on 14 June, Reverend Emma Newman attended the home of Alan Binder to serve court papers after her husband, taxi driver, Steven New...
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Private hire driver has licence renewed despite a previous conviction of illegally plying for hire
October 23, 2019
Man illegally plying for hire found in an untaxed, uninsured and unroadworthy vehicle
Telford and Wrekin Council set to bring in new policy to determine the suitability of taxi and private hire drivers
‘Drivers who leave their engines on when parked should be fined’ says RAC research
Taxi rank witness appeal after woman and man punched in the face by thug
October 22, 2019
Google Maps 'Stay Safer' while travelling in a taxi or private hire vehicle feature coming to a city near you
BP Chargemaster wins top award for EV charging innovation
Taxi driver punched repeatedly and robbed by masked knife wielding trio
October 21, 2019
Man left with serious head injuries and rushed to hospital following attack at taxi rank
Warning issued after Cheltenham woman says she unknowingly got into a fake taxi in the city centre
Shock discovery as RSPCA rescues snake from Welsh taxi cab bonnet
Liverpool council enforcement catches several rogue minicabs falling short of licensing requirements
October 20, 2019
Man who posed as a private hire driver before raping female passenger still amongst 10 most wanted
Suspect taxis and minicabs targeted in Thames Valley safety and licensing checks
October 19, 2019
Nearly a third of all UK motorists have witnessed physical abuse in last year
Private hire driver who said he was working on the Uber app and needed cash to eat, has licence suspended for 'Pirating'
Early Day Motion tabled calling for reform of taxi laws to be brought forward as a matter of public safety
October 18, 2019