30 Jul '13, 5pm

Like London buses, you wait for one to come along and three new cabs arrive at once:

Like London buses, you wait for one to come along and three new cabs arrive at once:

. . . and what’s not. For years the London cab has been easily recognisable by tourists and residents alike, its design reminiscent of a more gentle age of old fashioned continuity and dependability – well sometimes. It had its faults – Kamikazi steering which when confronted by a narrow gap would take it into its tiny brain to swerve without the intervention of the driver. T he old FX eventually transmogrified into the imaginatively named TX series looking remarkably similar to its predecessor it was easily recognizable. Apart from the small number of Metro cabs on the street this vehicle has dominated the cab trade; with cabbies inevitably complaining that that there was no choice in which vehicle they drove. Like London buses, you wait for one to come along and three arrive at once. First was the Mercedes, looking like a van with windows apart from being – sometimes – p...

Full article: http://www.cabbieblog.com/blog/what-is-a-cab/

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  1. 30 Jul '13, 9pm

    I wish they had taxis in Schaumburg like this!!!

    Shelly Slader | www.accesstaxionline.com

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