Private-hire driver lands himself in court for trying to tout for trade on city’s streets National Taxi Association https://t.co/BA68GbIJCH

A Gedling private hire driver ended up in court on Wednesday after city taxi drivers protested that their trade was snatched by unlicensed outsiders. Private-hire driver Asim Ali was seen parked near a bistro on Barker Gate shortly after midnight on June 27, magistrates in the city heard. Two plain clothes officers approached and saw an advert for a car hire firm on the side of his vehicle. One asked if he could be taken to Toton. Ali quoted him a fare of £22. “The officer got into the vehicle and after a short while, told the driver to pull over. “He had a licence from Gedling Borough Council but was plying for hire in Nottingham city and had no relevant licence for the city,” said Richard Bines, prosecuting for the city council. Ali had no licence to “ply for hire” in the city and could only take people on pre-arranged trips. Officers were also concerned about his insura...

Full article: http://www.national-taxi-association.co.uk/?p=9693

Tweets

Car rental | car hire | taxi India

olacabs.com 21 Feb '16, 5pm

404 Not Found The page you are looking for might have been removed. had its name changed, or is temporarily unavailable. I...

Birmingham Taxi licence fees reduced for 2016/1...

Licence fees for Hackney Carriage and private hire drivers are to be significantly lowered – and in some cases almost halv...

About us | Car rental | car hire | taxi India

About us | Car rental | car hire | taxi India

olacabs.com 21 Feb '16, 5pm

We've brought technology and transport together to build mobility for a billion people. The Ola Cabs mobile app has redefi...

CA Hire | taxi India

olacabs.com 21 Feb '16, 5pm

404 Not Found The page you are looking for might have been removed. had its name changed, or is temporarily unavailable. I...

#INDONESIA Pittas for a pittance: little known trade in rainforest birds

#INDONESIA Pittas for a pittance: little known ...

traffic.org 17 Feb '16, 3pm

Most often seen on sale was the Javan Banded Pitta – a shy understorey bird with striking black and yellow markings, elect...

Tactical #urbanism on #city streets @sustaincities

A more ad-hoc approach is especially desirable in a time when most conventional traffic engineering and science appears to...

Hackney drivers fear influx of old cabs into No...

Taxis aged up to 19 years old are working in Northampton following a relaxation of rules on the age of vehicles. The borou...

JUST IN: Rio Haryanto becomes first Indonesian ...

todayonline.com 18 Feb '16, 9am

LONDON — Rio Haryanto will become Indonesia’s first Formula One driver after signing a deal with Manor Racing, the back-of...

Lincoln taxi drivers walk out of BTEC course that asks ‘which colour handbag do you like best?’

Lincoln taxi drivers walk out of BTEC course th...

The Lincolnshire Echo reports that furious Lincoln taxi drivers have walked out of a college course that City of Lincoln C...

Minicab driver jailed for eight years for rape of Cambridge woman » National Taxi Association https://t.co/1G3qiNOJ5W

Minicab driver jailed for eight years for rape ...

A man has been jailed for eight years after being convicted of raping a Cambridge woman. Siddiq Muzumder, 33, a private hi...

Sunny Day in the City

Sunny Day in the City

sketchaway.wordpress.com 25 Feb '16, 4am

A bright and sunny day in San Francisco is a joy. But bright, sunny, and warm- almost 80 degrees – in winter is amazing. T...

@nswtaxi @DuncsOffice

nswtaxi.org.au 29 Feb '16, 6am

NSW Taxi Council Welcomes Court Ruling on Illegal Ridesharing in Victoria 04 December 2015 | NSW Taxi Council The NSW Taxi...

Ten ideas for a European city break

velvetescape.com 18 Feb '16, 1pm

It’s a new year and with it, hopefully lots of new travels, inspiration and joy! I was chatting with a few friends of mine...

Carrickfergus Bus Driver Andrew crowned ‘Bus Driver of the Year’ https://t.co/C8G8tuZOzd

Carrickfergus Bus Driver Andrew crowned ‘Bus Dr...

translink.co.uk 22 Feb '16, 9am

Carrickfergus Bus Driver, Andrew Marshall was recently announced as ‘Translink Bus Driver of the Year’ at the Federation o...