Cab Chat Radio Show E172 25-06-2018

Hosted this week by

@SuperCabby & @RequiredLevel

 

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Issues discussed this week:

 

The Big Driver Org Meeting took place last week

Get are to apply for a Private Hire Operators License

Sadiq Khan says he is seeking a second term as mayor

LTDA Branch Elections suspended following alleged threats and claims of intimidation

Gett to drop fixed prices from their app but will still offer corporate clients the ability to book a fixed price but will offer drivers the opportunity to opt out of fixed prices

Could clear tint film be the answer to a scooter attckers trying to smash Taxi windows?

Uber VAT tax tribunal date set as appeal gathers pace 11th July Good Law Practice

Go Ahead enters ride sharing market with on demand buses!

Google have pulled Uber’s direct booking app from its maps application!1

Uber driver refused to pick up a blind woman and her guide dog before then proceeding to run over her foot!

 

NOTABLE MENTIONS

Kate at Russel Square Shelter 29th June 2018 all food is free as long as you make a donation to the LTFUC

CHARITY ROUNDUP

WAR DISABLED

Here are some of our plans for this year, the 70th anniversary of the founding of the charity.

2-6th May Dutch liberation

8-10th May trip to Portsmouth

24th May event at the Honourable Artillery Company

4th-8th June Normandy commemorations

12th June annual trip to Worthing

26th July parachute jump with Red Devils done by 4 cab drivers, two veterans and me

31st August-3rd September Airborne march in Arnhem

7th October thank you party for drivers

 

www.taxicharity.org

DISNEY

Friday 28th September – Sunday 30th September 25th Year

 

THE ALBANY

 

Hastings Monday 4th June 2018

 

Margate Monday 2nd July 2018

 

www.albanytaxicharity.org

 

LTFUC

 

90th Anniversary Dinner & Dance 23rd June 2018 De Vere Grand Connaught Rooms Queen Street WC2

 

Southend Thursday 12th July 2018

 

www.londontaxidriverschildrenscharity.co.uk

 

EAST LONDON CABBIES OUTING

 

Maldon Wednesday 4th July 2018

 

www.eastlondoncabbiesouting.co.uk

 

TAXI DRIVER OF THE YEAR CHARITY FUND

 

Dinner & Dance Saturday 25th November 2018 Holiday Inn Regents Park £70 per person

 

www.taxifund.co.uk

 

POPPY CABS

 

11th November

 

@Poppycabs

TOP OF THE HOUR JINGLE AND ADVERTS

 

TaxiApp

Wedding Taxis

CAMERA HOTSPOTS

EXMOUTH MARKET Red zone

BERKLEY STREET J/W PICCADILLY Yellow box cameras

BAGLEYS LANE/NEW KINGS ROAD Yellow box

FULHAM BROADWAY/BARCLAY ROAD Yellow box

CAMDEN 20mph limit

WATERLOO ROAD Zig-Zags

SELFRIDGES Over ranking

LUDGATE HILL Zig-Zags

CLAPHAM HIGH STREET Zig-Zags ISLINGTON 20mph limit

RED ROUTES TfL is actively enforcing yellow box restrictions

TOWER BRIDGE 20 mph speed limit average speed cameras

LIMEHOUSE LINK 30mph speed limit

TERMINUS PLACE Bus only left turn. TfL to issue PCNs

SMITHFIELD Do not park in loading boxes, they are enforced by camera

A13 Average speed cameras in operation

THE CITY 20mph limit

ST JOHNS STREET/SEKFORDE STREET Yellow box junction enforced by camera

M25 & M1 Cameras are now active

A2 Rochester Way Average Speed Cameras working.

 

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