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London Licensed Uber Driver Guilty of Plying for Hire In Guildford

Following a licensing officer sting operation. An Uber driver licensed by Transport for London has been fined for “abusing the system” in Guildford town centre. The Uber driver accepted a job offer from a Guildford Borough Council officer for a journey which was not booked via the London based private hire operator. Get Surrey reports… […]

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Unite welcomes London Mayor’s announcement of new officers to tackle illegal taxi and minicab activity

Unite Cab Section today welcomed the Mayor of London,  Sadiq Khan’s announcement of more TfL Compliance Officers to tackle illegal taxi and minicab activity on London’s streets. TfL press release… 50 new TfL Compliance Officers hit the streets after the Mayor announced plans to quadruple size of enforcement team. One of the first parts of […]

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Festive campaign focuses on ensuring revellers get home safe

TfL press release TfL launches its annual festive Safer Travel at Night campaign with the reminder that if a minicab is not booked, it’s not safe Uniformed and plain clothes enforcement officers crack down on illegal minicab activity Mayor announced in August that TfL’s Compliance Team would quadruple to over 300 officers by Summer 2017 […]

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London Private Hire Medicals Update

Following recent revelations in the press regarding private hire driver medicals, Unite issued this news release. Unite also met with Deputy Mayor for Transport Val Shawcross and on Wednesday 12 October attended TfL’s regular Licensing and Compliance meeting with the taxi trade. In addition to those meetings Helen Chapman, General Manager TfL Taxi & Private […]

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