Cab Chat Radio Show 8th July 2018
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THIS WEEKS NEWS HIGHLIGHTS
A Scotsman, Welshman and Irishman walk into a pub.
Usually there’s a Englishman but he’s still in Russia at the World Cup
Uber Licensing Decision
Moped Gangs are now Impersonating Police Officers and pulled over a Taxi
TFL are holding over £321 Million of unused Oyster Card Credit
Hundreds of Taxi drivers shut down Wolverhampton in protest against Uber
London Boroughs are alarmed at the quality of collision data from the Met that is sent through via TFL
Some insider information for you about Taxify they are re launching soon as @hopp.app watch this space!
England get through to the Quarter Finals of the World Cup and fans celebrating in Borough High Street trash an ambulance emergency response vehicle. Millwall Supporters Club have set up a crowdfunding appeal to pay for the repairs.
Taxi Leaks back online after a couple of weeks of being hacked and offline, you can now find the Taxi leaks blog at andersonshelter.blogspot.com
LVTA celebrated their 40th Anniversary this weekend with a display at RAF Hendon
WHAT HAVE THE CAB CHAT TEAM BEEN UP TO THIS WEEK
Most of the team took part in the Albany Taxi Charity Fund outing to Margate on Monday 2nd July
The Cab CHat Team will be taking part in the LTFUC Day to Southend
The Cab Chat Team will be taking part in the WCHCD driving skills day at Regents Park Barracks
Women blink nearly twice as much as men.
There are 1 million ants for every human in the world.
The expression ‘to get fired’ comes from long ago Clans that wanted to get rid of unwanted people, so they would burn their houses instead of killing them, creating the term ‘Got fired’.
THINGS TO MENTION
Cab Chat Pie & Mash Meet Wednesday 11th July Scotts 51 Walnuts Road, Orpington BR6 0TW at 2pm
Cab Chat Cheesy Boat Cruise & Cab Chat Awards
Cab Chat Shelter Meets
World Cup competition in Association with Plan Insurance
DROP KICK RICK JOKE OF THE WEEK
THIS WEEKS CAB CHAT FEATURES
THIS DAY IN HISTORY
1884The National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC) was founded in London.
1918 National Savings stamps were introduced in Britain.
1965Ronald Biggs, who was serving a 30-year prison sentence for his part in the Great Train Robbery, escaped from Wandsworth prison.
National Video Game Day
RING OUTS – CALLERS
In Kensington Gardens is a statue of a well known character from a children’s book. Who is it?
VAPE OF THE WEEK
Slushie – Bubblegum Slush
WORD OF THE WEEK
Neophyte – an inexperienced person
TWEET OF THE WEEK
ROBS POINT OF THE WEEK
MYSTERY TV OR FILM THEME TUNE
Last weeks – Terry & June
TRAFFIC NEWS & ROAD CLOSURES
Cab Chat has discovered the Victoria Embankment in London will close for six months next year as engineers need to move a gas mains to make way for London’s new £4bn super-sewer.
Scooter Gangs are targeting Black Cabs, join the Whatsapp Group
Dan from Plan
Saul’s Unsung Heroes
Point of the week
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
Friday 28th September – Sunday 30th September 25th Year
Southend Thursday 12th July 2018
EAST LONDON CABBIES OUTING
TAXI DRIVER OF THE YEAR CHARITY FUND
Dinner & Dance Saturday 25th November 2018 Holiday Inn Regents Park £70 per person
TOP OF THE HOUR JINGLE AND ADVERTS
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.
Plus much more.
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Cab Chat is a podcast about London and it World Famous Taxi Drivers, taking a light-hearted and humorous look at whats going on in London