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Lancashire Telegraph - Fears were raised safeguarding awareness training for taxi drivers in Blackburn with Darwen could have fallen on deaf ears due to the language barrier.
Liverpool Echo News - Rule-breaking taxi and private hire drivers have been ordered to pay out thousands of pounds over the past month.
Liverpool City Council is continuing its tough stance on drivers who break the law - with more than £3,000 in fines paid out in the last month alone.
The Star, Sheffield - The firm also sent details of its four main objectives - a regional restriction on long distance cross-border driving, support for drivers to get re-licenced locally, enhanced visibility for passengers on the licensing authority and an improved process for managing complaints against out of town vehicles.
Gravesend and Dartford Reporter - About 250 drivers have opted for mobile friendly forms - making the whole service shift online and helping towards making the council’s taxi licensing 100pc digital.
Reuters UK - Britain’s second city Birmingham is seeking clarity from Uber [UBER.UL] on its business model as it decides whether to renew the taxi app’s license after granting a temporary extension.
Newcastle Chronicle - This private hire driver couldn’t wait in traffic and took a stupid short cut in a camera‘d Up area of Newcastle
The Press and Journal - Taxi drivers in the north have accused the council of endangering their livelihoods by overcharging them for licences and failing to cap the number of cabs on the streets.
BBC News - The vast majority of taxis are to be allowed into bus lanes in Belfast for a year - including the lanes earmarked for the new Rapid Transit System.
Class A taxis, also called private hire, will be able to use bus lanes where certain taxis are being permitted as part of an "experimental scheme."
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