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Uber Challenge TfL Right to Regulate Private Hire in Court

Uber and TfL are in Court this week over TfL’s plans to introduce english language tests for private hire drivers. Although The Department for Business Innovation and Skills say that only *seven per cent of the UK population would fail the test, Uber is claiming that the test will threaten the livelihoods of its drivers […]

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Taxi trade meeting with London’s Transport Commissioner, Mike Brown

Unite the union Report Back There were nine items on the Agenda, the majority from the trade. The first was a report back on actions from the previous meeting with the Traffic Commissioner. An update on access to bus lanes was given. Three have now been changed to allow taxi access, and another eleven are scheduled […]

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English Language Requirement for London Private Hire Drivers

TfL press release Transport for London (TfL) has confirmed that an English language requirement for private hire drivers was introduced on Friday 14 October. It is essential for public safety that all licensed drivers can communicate in English at an appropriate level.  Drivers must be able to communicate with passengers to discuss a route, or […]

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