During the last year more minicabs
were registered in Wolverhampton than in Birmingham, even though it is only a third of the size.
Some 116,000 minicab
drivers hold licences in London and Uber says around 40,000 use its app in the city.
Steve McNamara, General Secretary of the Licensed Taxi Drivers Association, said: 'This is fantastic news for Londoners and the black cab trade; it is so refreshing to have a Mayor who recognises the danger posed to the travelling public by illegal minicab
activity and is prepared to act to ensure their safety.
Minicabster and Cordic's integration will also impact rising industry costs by supporting the minicab
industry using technology to bring in efficiencies that save time and money.
Four out of 10 adults who take a taxi or minicab
say their chat with the driver is usually a rant about life.
Confirm the driver's details when they arrive to check that it is the taxi or minicab
The new MINICAB
-MiEV is derived from the CD model in the MINICAB
series of minicar-class commercial vehicles.
15pm on Thursday officers from Trident, accompanied by officers from the Specialist Firearms Command (CO19), stopped a minicab
to carry out an arrest.
driver Christopher Halliwell, 47, has been remanded in custody to await trial charged with her murder.
Charlie, 18, who plays minicab
office worker Darren Miller, was with pals in a bar when a fight spilled outside.
The pair escaped their attackers by driving the Ford Transit minicab
away after the driver jumped out.
Partleton took a minicab
to the betting shop, where he proceeded to threaten staff with a handgun and make demands for money.
Taxiwise, a campaign group for minicab
safety, claimed attacks on the public by bogus cabbies, including instances of rape, were continuing despite warnings and campaigns.
MMC) said Friday it will recall a total of more than 30,000 Colt, Minicab
and Town Box vehicles for free repairs of defective steering equipment.
greentomatocars is London's second largest quality minicab
service and strives to use the most environmentally-friendly vehicles available in its fleet of 300.