hackney carriage

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Synonyms for hackney carriage

a carriage for hire

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Shufu added they have ambitious plans for the business and despite it being clear that there are a number of challenges to be overcome, they are committed to working with all stakeholders to build a solid future for the Black Cab business that will enable it to return to profitability in the short term and grow substantially in the longer term.
Liverpool black cab chairman David Bentley said: "Every year I am taken aback by the children's smiles as they experience the thrills, smells and sounds of Pleasureland.
Andre Coetzee, General Manager, Taxi Media said: "Coty Prestige came to us wanting to develop the first ever black cab daisy chain to celebrate the anniversary of their Daisy Marc Jacobs fragrance.
It is not unusual for a black cab to cover more than 1,000,000 miles in a 10 year period so in addition to the need for them to be distinctive and easily recognizable, they have to be durable, reliable and fit for purpose, so the choice of engine by the manufacturers is not lightly made.
The black cab, made in Coventry by LTI Vehicles, came in at joint 57th in the survey commissioned by a gin manufacturer, alongside John Gielgud, and the Queen's head on stamps.
All of the UK's 25,000 private hire cars and 70,000 black cabs should also have commercial insurance.
In two years' time all black cabs will have to be wheelchair accessible to comply with Government legislation and at the moment, according to Mr Holland, very few meet those requirements.
For more information or to book a black cab visit www.
More than 110 London black cabs created a spectacle by parking along the resort's promenade for the annual veterans' visit, which is now in its 67th year.
Web-based GetTaxi began its Liverpool operation last month and offers customers the chance to request a black cab - and pay for the ride - online.
Controversial cabbooking app Uber will face competition from another new service, GetTaxi, which works exclusively with black cab drivers.
Controversial minicab app Uber will face competition from another new service, GetTaxi, which works exclusively with black cab drivers.
But I do have some sympathy with him over his row with a London black cab driver.
Black cab and licensed taxi drivers are on a goslow protest in the centre of the capital to show their opposition to Uber, a new app that allows customers to book and track vehicles.