The new statutory taxi and private hire standards mandates that councils carry out extensive consultation in their localities. Working together with the public and industry representatives is the best way to ensure a safe and effective licensing policy that works for everyone.
Department for Transport research shows that taxi services are used disproportionately by the most vulnerable members of our society. If you work in the industry, it’s vital you familiarise yourself with the guidance on how to safely and effectively transport passengers which may require extra assistance.
News of a vaccine has brought hope that life will soon return to some form of normality. This is particularly true for the taxi and private hire industry, one of the worst affected sectors, outside of hospitality. We’ve gathered all the info you need to know about the plans for the new vaccine.
Advances in technology mean that anyone with a smartphone can quickly scan QR codes with their camera. These little black and white squares contain information like contact details or web addresses and have a multitude of applications. In recent years, the use of QR codes has risen in taxis and cabs across the world, but why?
If you’re sick of reading negative stories, we’ve got your back. This article is dedicated to some of the more feel-good stories in recent months. From charity support to community events, drivers across the country have been dedicating themselves to great causes.
COVID-19 has brought a lot of unwelcome news for the taxi and private hire industry. Many drivers, although willing to work, have no fares to provide them with income. Following lobbying from industry representatives, many licensing authorities out there are starting to offer financial support for those affected in the industry.