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Who’s to blame when an automated cars crash?

As technology improves and automated cars and self-driving cars are eventually allowed on Britain’s roads, lawyers don’t think drivers should be blamed when things go wrong. Laws have been drawn up to allow driver-assistance technology to be used in limited ways initially on British roads, such as hands-free driving in vehicles with lane-keeping technology on […]

What drives a taxi fare increase?

As we continue to feel the pinch at the petrol pumps, taxi drivers across the country have been calling for a taxi fare increase. While some are calling for modest increases, others feel action is needed and are calling for rises of 20% to help taxi drivers meet rising costs. Passengers and members of the […]

Always put vehicle safety ahead of savings

Taxi drivers are being urged not to risk vehicle safety when it comes to car maintenance as we all continue to feel the pinch. The call comes as the cost of living continues to rise and soaring fuel prices mean it costs more to keep taxis on the road. The majority of taxi drivers run […]

Do you need lessons to learn how to drive Electric Vehicles?

As drivers gear up to make the switch to electric vehicles, many are focusing on the cost, range and charging points of the green motors. But there are also some key differences in the way an EV and a petrol and diesel car are driven, and it makes sense for people to consider taking lessons […]

A quicker way to turn black cabs green

Switching from trusted diesel black cabs to an electric vehicle causes a dilemma for taxi drivers – when do they swap something that is reliable and has plenty of life left in it and shell out for an electric taxi? With the ban on the sale of new diesel and petrol taxis from 2030, drivers […]

How do I start a private-hire taxi business?

Whether you are new to taxi driving or are an experienced driver who wants to take the next step, there are some key points to setting up a private-hire taxi business. It can seem complicated at first, but the most important thing to remember is that it is a business in a regulated industry and […]