How To Book The Perfect Cab Getting from one place to another in the UK is becoming increasingly difficult. The rail network is not always reliable, the tube is crowded and bus lanes are mired in traffic. Using the taxi and private car hire industry can be a solution to these difficulties. Using a taxi […]
Geely aims to electrify black cabs Geely, the Chinese automaker that co-owns the company that produces black London taxis, has met UK government officials about bringing electric-powered cabs to the UK capital. “One of our ideas is to convert London taxis into electric,” Li Shufu, the company’s chairman, told the Financial Times. “We are doing […]
The History The Black Cabs’ history goes back to the time of horse-drawn cabs which were called Hackney Cabs. The term comes from the French word haquenee referring to the ambling horses used to pull the original Hackney Carriages. The Hackney Carriage originated in London, England in 1625. The cabs still come under some of […]
Taxi Drivers To Take English Language Test Before Licensing Taxi drivers could be forced to take English tests to prove they can communicate with their passengers. New Hackney Carriage and private hire drivers in Wellingborough could also face compulsory maths tests to ensure they are confident in taking payment and giving change. Source The new […]
The county of Somerset is blessed with bountiful charms but none greater than Bath; one of Europe’s most elegant and historic cities. It is blessed with beautiful architecture and Georgian streets and enjoys UNESCO World Heritage City protection, the same classification as Florence and Salzburg. After their invasion of Britain in AD 43, the Romans […]
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