Tenth anniversary of Poppy Cabs will see over 1,000 free taxi rides provided to Remembrance Sunday V
Licensed London taxi drivers will make over 1,000 free taxi journeys for veterans on Sunday 10 November as part of the “Poppy Cabs” initiative. In 2019, its tenth year, Poppy Cabs, driven by proud London Taxi Drivers, will again make it much easier for veterans and especially those veterans using wheelchairs, to plan their travel and to attend the Remembrance Service.
Funded entirely by the taxi drivers, this is seen as one of the highlights of the taxi year when drivers make a special effort to pay back the debt owed to our military veterans.
Mike Hughes, Independent Coordinator Poppy Cabs and London Taxi Driver, said: “The Poppy Cabs service is an integral part of Remembrance Sunday, involving hundreds of proud London taxi drivers coming together to support our country’s veterans. “In recent years over 5,000 veterans have used the free service and this initiative perfectly demonstrates the amazing spirit and generosity of kind-hearted London cabbies.”