“Argumentative” taxi driver’s licence revocation overturned on appeal » National Taxi Association

Durham Crown Court told Slovak-born appellant told to “go home” in clashes with some other drivers A TAXI driver can remain in business on the road after overturning a licence revocation. But a judge warned Branislav Kobylan over his future behaviour if he wants to retain his licence, following several brushes with authority in recent years Durham Crown Court heard he was considered, “an irritant, a pest and a nuisance”, by some traffic control and police officers, plus other cabbies. The court heard he could be argumentative and abusive in clashes with other drivers and enforcement officers, often for obstructing the highway. Kobylan was previously cautioned, having been found with a CS gas canister and three samurai swords in his vehicle, which he said was, “for protection”. Other incidents followed leading to his licence being revoked by Durham County Council in March, ...

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