October 1, 2019

With minimal legislation passing through parliament, will the report ever see the light of day?

With Brexit looming within the next four weeks, it is hoped that the paralysis which has seemingly entrenched parliament will finally be lifted and some form of Government ca...

September 19, 2019

Can the taxi industry reclaim its name or is it too late?

The word taxi is synonymous with the Hackney Carriage industry across the globe, but where did the name come from, and why should it be jealously guarded by the industry in an age where lines are blurred and mudd...

September 10, 2019

Last month TaxiPoint looked at some of arguably the best taxi chase scenes in cinema history, but where do film and television production companies source the cabs from?

We spoke to Gary Zylberszac, owner of the London Cab Company, supplier of taxis to the film and TV i...

September 1, 2019

It's a sweltering hot bank holiday and you've taken a taxi to go to your local supermarket with your family to do your weekly shop.

After purchasing your goods you phone for a cab to pick you and your family up and take you home. The controller in the cab office tells...

August 30, 2019

In 2011, Sian O’Callaghan went missing after a night out in Swindon, tragically she was found dead a few days later. Private hire driver Christopher Halliwell was charged with her murder and subsequently convicted.

A new ITV drama, ‘A Confession’, is to hit the screens...

August 25, 2019

There are dozens of chase scenes in the movies involving taxis, some are classics, some are instantly forgettable, but are these the best chase scenes ever?

Here are five classic taxi chase scenes chosen at random from five top movies.

Die Hard With A Vengeance

The 1995 A...

August 22, 2019

With the current trend of reducing speed limits and increasing the number of speed cameras to enforce those limits, the chances of being prosecuted for speeding have increased significantly.

It was reported in TaxiPoint that the Alliance of British Drivers (ABD) has lau...

August 18, 2019

Are these the ten greatest ever driving songs? Well of course they aren't, music is a very personal experience and one man's meat is another man's poison.

We asked taxi drivers what their favourite songs are to listen to whilst driving, and upon reading the responses we...

August 15, 2019

They do say in the music industry that second album is always trickier than the debut release, and the same could be said in sourcing the next crop of 10 footballers who became cabbies.

Back in May, TaxiPoint gave you 10 former footballers who swapped the roar of the cr...

August 10, 2019

Over recent years the number of violent attacks on drivers and drivers accused of offences from assault, rape, to complaints of a verbal nature, has risen and is becoming far too common place.

Without CCTV installed, it is your word against theirs. As much as the laws o...

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