October 7, 2019
Better availability and reduced waiting times top of the wish-list for taxi customers according to survey.
Taxi2Airport.com surveyed over 2,000 Brits to find out what the general public think about taxi services and what they envision taxi fleets of the future will ne...
October 6, 2019
A one punch attacker who left a man paralysed and with serious brain injuries is back behind bars after West Midlands Police pursued a manslaughter case when the victim died 17 years later.
The force’s homicide team were able to prove the assault by Paul Proctor in Er...
The new government funded report by Connected Places Catapult, points the way to shared airspace between personal transport, drones and traditional aircraft.
The report, which is a result of a year-long Department for Transport sponsored project, lays the groundwork f...
Drivers ignoring 20mph speed limit where no physical infrastructure is present
With cities around the UK having their speed limits reduced to 20mph on the grounds of safety, a review involving researchers from the University of East Anglia (UEA) has revealed that 20mph...
October 4, 2019
Wes says: “Passengers are made unnecessarily unsafe because the government have been too slow to act.”
It has emerged that new taxi and private hire legislation may be included in the Queen's speech, which takes place on 14 October.
Ilford North MP and Chair of the All P...
October 3, 2019
Secretary of State for Transport hints at raising speed from 70 to 80mph
Grant Shapps has revealed that he is considering altering the speed limits on some of the UK's roads.
Speaking at the Conservative party conference in Manchester, Secretary of State for Transport,...
September 30, 2019
According to The Sun, landing infrastructure firm, Skyports, has already agreed 15 rooftop licences for landing pads across London.
A number of the world's biggest technology and automotive companies including Uber, Airbus, BMW, Rolls-Royce and the Google-backed company...
September 29, 2019
A Birmingham cabbie has been praised for his efforts in saving a petrified woman from a sex trafficking ring, run by Romanian Robert Enescu.
West Midlands Police have released bodycam images of Enescu, who is now a fugitive.
Enescu, 26, had lured his victim from his ho...
September 28, 2019
Largest PHV increase seen in West Midlands driven by increase in the issuing of licences in Wolverhampton
The Department for Transport have released their latest report on taxi and private hire figures across the UK, and the statistics make for interesting reading.
Virtual reality video is part of “Project Edward” campaign
Met Police and Transport for London (TfL) launched a new virtual reality video on Thursday to raise awareness of ‘Dooring’ as part of ‘Project EDWARD’.
On European Day Without A Road Death (EDWARD) officers fr...
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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'