Concern Over Omicron Affecting Taxi Drivers’ Incomes

You are probably aware that Omicron, a variant of COVID-19, is said to be spreading rapidly in the UK as well as a number of other parts of the world. Possibly as a result, many businesses have cancelled their staff … Continue reading

Vladimir Putin Worked As Taxi Driver

If you happen to be a taxi driver, do you know anybody famous who has also done the same job as you? Well, apparently, it has recently been revealed that Vladimir Putin worked as a taxi driver. We are sure … Continue reading

Why Are There Not Enough Taxis?

Apparently, there is a shortage of taxis around the UK to deal with customer demand but what are the reasons for this? Well, it probably will not come as a surprise to taxi drivers when we say that a major … Continue reading

Tax Check Required From 4th April 2022

If you run a taxi service or private hire business then you may be interested to know about some changes that are coming into effect from the 4th April 2022 relating to income tax. Full details can be found on … Continue reading

The Possibility Of Flying Taxis

It may not come as a surprise to taxi drivers to read that the time may come when some customers will be able to board a flying taxi to transport them quickly from one part of a city to another … Continue reading

Check The Cost Of Your Taxi Insurance

As a taxi driver you may have gone through a very difficult period from a financial perspective and may still be doing so due to the pandemic that has had a negative impact on so many businesses. Anything that you … Continue reading

Taxi Drivers Struggling Due To Fuel Crisis

If you are a taxi driver then you are obviously aware of the fuel shortage around the country at the moment. It is affecting so many people whether it be commuters who use a car to get to work, salespeople … Continue reading

Disabled Adults Make More Taxi Trips Than Not-Disabled Adults

On the 24th March 2021, the Department for Transport published a document entitled “Transport: Disability and Accessibility Statistics, England 2019/20” that makes for interesting reading should you, for instance, be a taxi driver or the driver of a private hire … Continue reading

Wireless Charging Electric Taxis To Be Trialed In Nottingham

If you are a taxi driver or perhaps live in Nottingham then you may be interested to read that a number of electric taxis are to be trialed in Nottingham in September with the project lasting for 6 months. The … Continue reading

Number Of Licensed Taxis And Private Hire Vehicles Fall In England

According to figures published at the end of June 2021 by the Department of Transport, the number of licensed taxis and private hire vehicles plus the number of licensed drivers dropped when comparing the 12 months to 31st March 2021 … Continue reading