July 20, 2019

He came, he saw, he failed to conquer and went with a whimper, Chris Grayling, the definitive political "master of disaster" has left the building.

“Failing Grayling”, as he was known amongst some of the more acerbic political commentators and parliamentarians, had sing...

July 6, 2019

We've all been there, travelling down any given road at what we believe to be the correct speed limit, not realising that our speed may have crept up by a mile per hour or two, and then we see the flash from a speed camera in our rear-view mirror. We then wait nervousl...

July 1, 2019

With London Mayor Sadiq Khan looking to impose a 20mph blanket speed limit across the capital, is it now time to look at dynamic speed limits across the whole of the UK?

The general consensus among many politicians, local authorities and pressure groups is that speed ki...

June 22, 2019

Cross-border hiring is one of the most talked about subjects among taxi drivers and trade representatives alike across the UK. It is part of a "holy trinity" of taxi issues, along with Private Hire Vehicle (PHV) capping and defining plying for hire.

The clarion call has...

May 27, 2019

In the uncertain world of acting, having a second profession to fall back on can be the difference between starvation and keeping a roof over your head, whilst waiting for that breakthrough role.

Some of those within the acting profession have done everything from paint...

May 18, 2019

So you are sitting there reading the news on your tablet, whilst slurping on your morning coffee before going to work; when you see the headline in the Daily Mail "Shocking moment foolish taxi passenger runs into the path of a London bus - and is only saved by the driv...

May 15, 2019

Upon leaving Watergate I turned left across the cycle lane in New Bridge Street, Blackfriars, the traffic light was clearly in my favour, and every single cyclist had stopped at the red light in the cycle lane... except for one cyclist. Wearing his hi-viz vest, fluores...

May 11, 2019

Taxi divers are used to picking up people from all professional denominations, the rich, the famous, heroes, and villains, taxi drivers all over the world have had them all in the back of their cabs at one time or another, but what happens when the tables are turned, a...

May 8, 2019

As yet another wheelchair user is prevented from accessing London's bus service, it is now looking as though the banning of taxis from prescribed roads across London, has by default, become a discriminatory act against the disabled community.


It was reported by the BB...

April 29, 2019

There has been much debate over the last few years in relation to morality or business ethics within the taxi industry. 

On one side you have a group of individuals attempting to dictate what should be best practice within the industry, based on their own beliefs or mor...

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