Taxi driver loses his appeal against Taunton Deane Borough Council revoking his licence » National Taxi Association https://t.co/dfPvaRs3H9
Barred taxi driver who ‘gave false address’ loses appeal to get licence back A CABBIE who gave a false address to try to get a licence has been told the council was right to block his application. Magistrates have upheld Taunton Deane Borough Council’s decision to revoke Abdo Al Arab’s taxi and private hire vehicle and driver’s licence. Licensing officers at the Deane House became suspicious when Al Arab gave his address as a property in Taunton, having previously supplied a Bristol address. Their enquiries revealed that the premises was actually vacant and had been for some time and there were complaints about Al Arab using his taxi in Bristol. They suspected Al Arab of trying to get round the authority’s rules, which state that drivers living outside the district must prove they will use their licence to drive in the Deane and not elsewhere. The policy was introduced in ...