Divyesh to climb Kilimanjaro in aid of Magical Taxi Tour

One of the Taxi Drivers who took part in the Magical Taxi Tour 2012 and good friend Divyesh Ruprella is climbing Mount Kilimanjaro and raising money for 3 charities and we are lucky enough to be one of them. We would like to wish Divyesh the best of luck with his...

Media reporting of the recent Demo’s

The reporting of the recent Taxi drivers demo’s regarding exclusion from the Olympic Lane Network has been reported by the mainstream media in quite a dismissive manner, all of the media seem to be stating that there are only a couple of hundred Taxis drivers who have...

Media reporting of the recent Demo’s

The reporting of the recent Taxi drivers demo’s regarding exclusion from the Olympic Lane Network has been reported by the mainstream media in quite a dismissive manner, all of the media seem to be stating that there are only a couple of hundred Taxis drivers who have...

Wheelchair Accessible Transport for the Olympics

On Twitter this evening a Tweet was posted by @GAOTG regarding wheelchair accessible transport in London during the Olympic Games, the Twitter account appears to be that of a website called www.getaheadofthegames.com The Get Ahead of the Games website is backed by The...

WCHCD Magical Taxi Tour to Disneyland Paris for Sick Children

Every year the Worshipful Company of Hackney Carriage Drivers run the Magical Taxi Tour to Disneyland Paris for children with serious Illnesses. The trip this year will leave Canary Wharf on Friday 12th October 2012 and travel via Dover and P&O Ferries to...

Minicab boss could face criminal prosecution over bus lane row

The chairman of Britain’s biggest minicab firm could face criminal prosecution for instructing his drivers to drive illegally in bus lanes, The Times has learnt. John Griffin, chairman of Addison Lee, last month instructed his drivers to break the law by driving in...

Black cabs fail to pick up sales

Sales of Britain’s most iconic vehicle have plunged by 10%, according to new statistics. Sales of London Taxis, which are manufactured by Coventry-based firm Manganese Bronze, dropped to 1,502 last year, compared to the 1,653 that were bought in 2010. The...

London 2012: Black cab Olympic protest targets Stratford

By Michael Hirst BBC 2012 London taxi drivers have protested over the removal of taxi ranks and access to Games Lanes during the Olympics. Organisers said the Stratford protest could have been avoided had Transport for London engaged with the RMT London taxi branch...