October 20, 2019

Police Scotland have re-released details of their ten most wanted list, and one is a man who posed as a private hire driver before picking up a female and raping her.

Rezgar Zengana was convicted of raping his 25 year old victim in June 2008 after being found guilty o...

October 15, 2019

Taxi drivers that have gone the extra mile were celebrated today at the first taxi and private hire awards, hosted by Daniel Zerichner MP, Chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Taxis.

Zia Ahmed from High Wycombe won the award for all of the extra work that he...

October 14, 2019

The Transport Committee have set their sights on starting a national debate about road pricing – something that has been lacking for more than a decade since the then Labour Government’s road pricing plans were abandoned. 

MPs on the committee would then launch a forma...

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

A national drivers’ group has claimed that “obstructing traffic and raising revenue from drivers” is taking priority over improving air quality in two of Europe’s biggest cities.

The Alliance of British Drivers (ADB) says that Paris’ ‘smog days’ have increased from 5...

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 10, 2019

A man who stabbed a taxi driver friend four times during a disagreement has been jailed for nine years.

The victim of the knife attack, which took place in Canterbury on Tuesday 30 April, was left bleeding in his vehicle after the attack which left him with wounds to hi...

October 9, 2019

Research presented at the 28th EADV Congress in Madrid shows, for the first time, that exposure to common air pollutants known as particulate matter (PM) is linked to hair loss in humans.

The research was conducted by exposing cells from the human scalp at the base of...

October 9, 2019

Ride-hailing firm Uber is “defending itself vigorously” in an attempt to be exempt from paying VAT in the UK.

In this year’s accounts published on 8 October, Uber London Limited (ULL) detailed their concerns, which included a possible £1billion tax bill to the Exchequ...

October 7, 2019

The UK’s first business coalition dedicated to tackling air pollution has launched today. 

Eight major businesses which includes: Philips, Uber, Engie, Octopus Electric Vehicles, Blueair, Ricardo, Canary Wharf Group and BP Chargemaster, have joined forces with the Depar...

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