Uber Offers 50% Discounts On Pub Journeys In Bid To Increase Taxi Usage

In a bid to support both the hospitality and ride hailing industries as lockdown eases, Uber are offering discounts on journeys to pubs all across England for 30,000 users.   How do passengers apply this discount? When booking a trip, passengers should enter the promo code THEPUBAWAITS before selecting and confirming their journey.   Is this offer […]

Tuesday, April 13th 2021

Supreme Court Rules Uber Drivers As Workers

As Uber has been ordered to reclassify their drivers as workers by UK supreme court and give drivers minimum wage and holiday time off, what will this mean for the UK gig economy? And what is the difference between a worker and an employee?  Click here to read more     “Uber – Broad Street, […]

Monday, February 22nd 2021

Uber Elevate: How Vertical Aircrafts Could Help The Taxi Industry

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes, 21 seconds. Contains 670 words What are Vertical Aircrafts? Flying cars have long been synonymous with the vision of the future, dating almost as far back as the invention of the car itself. Whilst we may still currently be very far from purchasing our own flying vehicles, the technology itself […]

Monday, December 7th 2020

UK Road History: How Motorways Helped Change The Way We Live And Travel

Estimated reading time: 9 minutes, 50 seconds. Contains 1967 words For many people in the 21st century, we take fast-speed roads for granted. They’ve become such a staple of life that we really don’t think of how much they’ve impacted our country. Merely 60 years ago, the concept of travelling across the country on high […]

Wednesday, December 2nd 2020

More Bad Road Junctions

Estimated reading time: 11 minutes, 16 seconds. Contains 2254 words Back in September, we reported some of the worst road junctions you’ll find when driving. However, since then we’ve come across even more that’ll make your head bang in confusion or annoyance.   1. A55 Junctions 15 and 16 It’s never any fun to be […]

Friday, November 27th 2020

The History Of The Taxi In The UK

Part 1: The Horse Age Hackney cabs in the UK can actually be dated back to the 1600s, long before the black cabs we know today roamed the streets. Back in the days of Queen Elizabeth I, coaches pulled by horses were the main way to get around, and were mostly owned by the rich […]

Friday, November 20th 2020

7 Interesting Facts About Taxis

1. The Longest Taxi Journey Ever Taken Was From London To Sydney Ever wanted to travel to Australia? Most people would probably prefer to take the plane, but three Londoners; Leigh Purnell, Johno Ellison and Paul Archer, took it upon themselves to get a taxi to drive them halfway across the world to Sydney. The […]

Monday, October 12th 2020

The Roads That Could’ve Made Your Journey Easier

Estimated reading time: 14 minutes, 56 seconds. Contains 2988 words We’ve all been there. Sitting in heavy traffic, wondering about all the ways this could’ve been fixed to make your journey faster. Surprisingly, the UK has had a lot of cancelled road projects over the years. Some were cancelled due to a lack of funding, […]

Tuesday, October 6th 2020

Uber To Continue London Operations As Court Rules The Firm “Fit And Proper”

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes, 58 seconds. Contains 596 words After months of uncertainty, Uber has been granted a new licence to continue their London operations. Back in November 2019, TfL (Transport for London) stripped Uber London Limited (ULL) of their licence to operate in the capital, citing the firm to not be “firm and […]

Monday, September 28th 2020

New UK Road Plans That Could Make Your Journey Better

Estimated reading time: 6 minutes, 2 seconds. Contains 1209 words Traffic, roadworks, closures, these are all words we’re fed up of hearing when we make our daily commutes These can especially become an issue when your profession is taxiing passengers from destination to destination, Fortunately for us, the government is already aware of these issues […]

Monday, September 28th 2020

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