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UK first as “Go Electric Taxi” scheme is launched in Coventry, the home of the black cab

LEVC press release Coventry City Council has today launched a unique scheme to encourage cab drivers to move to electric vehicles. Coventry’s “Go Electric Taxi” scheme is supported by LEVC, the Irish energy company ESB, Siemens and taxi app Gett and forms part of an ambitious programme to move towards an electrically-driven taxi fleet in […]

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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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