Skip to Content

Posts Tagged ‘minicabs’

Uber halts self-driving tests after death

From BBC News Uber said it is suspending self-driving car tests in all North American cities after a fatal accident. A 49-year-old woman was hit by a car and killed as she crossed the street in Tempe, Arizona. While self-driving cars have been involved in multiple accidents, it is thought to be the first time […]

Read more

Uber changes app following TfL concerns over licensing

From BBC News Uber London has made changes to its app to “make it clearer” to passengers its drivers are licensed by Transport for London (TfL) and it accepts requests for rides before allocating drivers. It is currently appealing against TfL’s decision to withdraw its operating licence. TfL said it welcomed the move ahead of […]

Read more

Cross Border Hirings: Changes essential to improve safety for passengers

TfL press release. Serious public safety concerns after technological advances increase scale of cross-border hiring Drivers can secure licences in areas where they perceive standards are lower but then work anywhere in England Changes to the law essential to ensure passenger safety and a national minimum standard.  London’s Deputy Mayor for Transport Val Shawcross has […]

Read more

TfL to ensure private hire remains safe, secure and convenient

TfL press release, 15 February 2018 A new policy statement setting out how private hire and ride-sharing services will operate in the Capital in the future has been published by Transport for London (TfL). The policy has been written in response to changes in the private hire industry and the many new services being offered. […]

Read more

Subscribe2

Back to top