April 10, 2019

In 1956, Jim Lowe recorded the original version of the song "Green Door" reaching number 1 on the U.S music charts. The lyrics describe the allure and mystery of a private club with a green door


Allure and mystery remain, as many wonder what is behind the green door of...

March 19, 2019

Given Islington councils latest plan to potentially prevent cars from travelling through parts of Clerkenwell Road and Old Street, there is now growing concern that beleaguered motorists have had just about enough.

This latest announcement has come in the same month as...

March 5, 2019

With the Independent Workers Union of Great Britain (IWGB) issuing a pre-action letter to London mayor Sadiq Khan, giving him until 6 March to reverse a controversial policy which would force private hire vehicle drivers to pay the congestion charge, before the union l...

January 20, 2019

Defibrillators have been installed in 15 taxis in Glasgow as part of an initiative to help save lives by getting fast treatment to patients suffering heart attacks.


Glasgow Taxis, Scotland’s second biggest taxi firm, have installed the machines, which stop a heart of...

January 6, 2019

London’s population is still growing rapidly, albeit the rate of growth has slackened slightly of late. That increases the demand for travel in London. A recently published report from Transport for London (TfL) highlights the trends in travel in different modes – see...

December 25, 2018

Yep, it's that time of year again folks, the day where the kids get more enjoyment from playing with the cardboard box that their hideously expensive present came in, the day where you spend 20 minutes trying to fish Aunt Mauds dentures out of the pickled onion jar, th...

December 9, 2018

At present only the police can enforce speed limits in London by the issuance of fines and penalty points to drivers who offend. The fines resulting from prosecutions are generally paid to the Treasury, although the police can obtain some money by using “waivers of pro...

November 6, 2018

The race to move to an autonomous workforce seems to have attracted a frenzy of activity from those with money to burn looking for the Holy Grail. 

The motoring industry, in particular the taxi and private hire market, has long been the jewel in the crown for those want...

October 5, 2018

“This morning (Wednesday) I had a great chat with Steve Kenton, one of the editors at TaxiPoint, the online taxi trade magazine – who was interested on my take on all things London. I mean, the first topic hot on the list was of course Uber.

“I’ve never been shy in sa...

September 26, 2018

Drivers’ dependency on the car has jumped in the last year with a third (33%) of motorists – the equivalent to 13.2m – saying they are more reliant on their cars now than 12 months earlier, compared to just 27% in 2017, research for the RAC’s annual Report on Motoring...

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