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Uninsured black taxi seized by police in London

Image credit: City Police

The City of London Police's road traffic unit has seized a black cab after discovering the vehicle was uninsured.

The incident occurred when officers stopped the taxi during routine checks. Further inspection revealed additional issues, including objects obstructing the driver's view of the road.

The driver now faces a £300 fine and the addition of six penalty points to their driving record. The cab was seized, and the driver was reported to Transport for London (TfL) for further action.

A City of London Police spokesperson said: “A fare cop! Our road traffic unit stopped a black cab and found that there was no insurance.

“There were also objects in the windscreen that obscured the driver’s view of the road.

“Six points, a £300 fine, cab seized and driver reported to Transport for London.”


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