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Taxi legislation needs updating to safeguard passengers

“The need for reform is now urgent. Councils are doing what they can to strengthen licensing processes, such as commissioning an LGA national register, but we have always said that the best way to strengthen safeguarding is to update legislation, which only government can do.” LGA press release Taxi laws need urgently updating to reflect […]

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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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International Transport Federation: Uber News from around the World

Uber news from the International Transport Workers’ Federation ITF Global Uber says that 20% of its rides globally are now on UberPool Read more… Sao Paulo mayor to authorize Uber with mileage fee The mayor of Sao Paulo, South America’s largest city, laid out regulations on Tuesday to allow the use of Uber and other […]

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TFL APPLIES TO HIGH COURT FOR DECLARATION ON TAXIMETERS & ANNOUNCES PRIVATE HIRE REVIEW

Transport for London (TfL), which regulates and licenses the taxi and private hire trades in the Capital in the interests of passengers, submitted its application on Wednesday 25 March to the High Court for a declaration on taximeters. This follows confirmation that the Licensed Taxi Drivers Association (LTDA) has invited the Magistrates’ Court to withdraw […]

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