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Archive for October, 2010

100 arrests as police crack down on illegal cabs

From TfL / MPS Illegal cab drivers caught red handed as Safer Transport Command officers continue to tackle touting in the capital. The Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) Cab Enforcement Unit, part of the Transport for London (TfL) funded Safer Transport Command (STC), made more than 100 arrests as fresher’s weeks got underway across the capital […]

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By Peter J Rose From the LTPH/TfL Private Hire Consultation Document, October 2010. The Mayor has set out his ambition for private hire as part of his Transport Strategy. This document, published in May 2010, includes the following commitments: The Mayor, through TfL, and working with the London boroughs and other stakeholders will support improvements […]

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By Peter J Rose ITV1 have screened a documentary on John Worboys – the Black Cab Rapist, as part of their Real Crimes’ programmes. Although I have no trouble with this program because of its factual nature. I am however dismayed that in the pursuit of factual information I have hit a stumbling block to […]

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The Cab Section of UNITE theUNION is asking all taxi drivers that use the M4 bus and taxi lane to support our campaign to save the lane by asking their customers to sign our petition. UNITE believes that the lane is a vital part of an integrated transport system. The lane speeds business passengers, tourists and UK […]

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