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CARE CHIEF ‘CHEATED CHARITY OF THOUSANDS’

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A Caring manager has been suspecting of charging a charity for private taxi journeys cost accounting thousands of pounds. Rhona McNeill – who was operating for home care agency Carr-Gomm once she allegedly disbursed a string of frauds and tried to hide them up – is ready to travel before a misconduct hearing. She might be smitten off the social ... Read More »

Taxi driver attacked by the voilent persons

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He was taken to hospital in an ambulance after the attack, just after he had completed his shift on Sunday afternoon This is the incident a taxi driver was attacked by yobs – after he denied to order them a cab saying they were too voilent. Mohammed Arshad aged 48, was rushed to hospital in an ambulance when he was ... Read More »

Taxi drivers need new warnings to alert London drivers

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The road signs might be coming back to the capital to warn about the urban problems which taxi drivers have to face. Nowadays black cab drivers use outdated Highway Code notices to alert motorists to pedestrians oblivious to traffic because they’re either texting or using headphones. Hundreds of London cabbies are supporting the decision for brand spanking new signs that ... Read More »

Man arrested after investigation of attempted robbery of taxi driver

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A man was arrested due to the attempted robbery of a private hire taxi driver in Fife. This incident was happened at arround 05:00 on Sunday. This 20-year-old man was arrested and charged with attempted robbery after the taxi driver was targeted in Lansbury Street, Kirkcaldy. The man is due to appear at Kirkcaldy Sheriff Court. Police are appealing for witnesses of ... Read More »

Motorists paying more than £1,000 each to the Treasury

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Motorists are paying over £1,000 a year in taxes to the Treasury, per the local government Association. The Association, that represents 370 councils across the country, same Whitehall can build £38.0 billion within the current year from Vehicle Excise Duty, fuel duty and VAT – an increase of £400 million on the previous twelve months. With thirty four million cars ... Read More »

Taxi driver heartbroken after only cab is stolen in Maldon

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A taxi driver has been left heart broken after his only cab was stolen and set on fire. Jay Zimrul, of Heywood Way, Heybridge, felt devastated when his Mercedes Vito van was stolen at around 10pm last Monday. The taxi, worth £8,000, was found burnt out the following morning in Church Street, Great Totham. Mr Zimrul, who runs the Maldon ... Read More »

Man hit by bus in Glasgow

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 Courtesy: BBC NEWS A 77-year-old man is in a serious condition in hospital after being hit by a bus in Glasgow, police have said. It is thought that the man had been crossing Sauchiehall Street when he was struck by the vehicle. Emergency crews were called to the scene of the crash, between Newton Street and Holland Street, at 17:30 ... Read More »

South Gloucestershire’s car parking camera comes into force

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 Courtesy: BBC NEWS A mobile enforcement car is to be used in South Gloucestershire to catch drivers parking dangerously outside schools, bus stops and taxi ranks. Fitted with number plate recognition cameras and GPS technology it will also film vehicles on pedestrian crossings. Costing £74,000 a year to run, the vehicle “should pay for itself with a net contribution of about ... Read More »

Alex Attwood delays taxi industry reform plans

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 Courtesy: BBC NEWS The Environment Minister Alex Attwood has delayed plans to introduce a single tier licensing system for at least a year. The new system would have meant that the public would have been able to pick up any taxi in Belfast without having to pre book. Earlier this month about 200 public hire taxi drivers protested against the move. ... Read More »

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