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What Does It Take to Set Up a Small Taxi Firm?

Becoming your own boss and taking the wheel of not only your own private taxi but the direction of your life can be a tempting prospect and one that is hard to resist especially if you love being out on the road and would like to get paid for it too! To help you...

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The Best Apps for Private Hire Drivers

So, you’ve trained up and got your shiny new licence, as well as your private hire taxi insurance (taxi insurance), and you’re ready to hit the roads – or are you? With a wealth of technology available, you might not yet quite have all you need to make the best of...

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The 4 Best Vehicles to Use as Taxis

Whether you’re just starting out or you’ve been in the business some time you’ll know the difficulties in choosing which type of vehicle to run. There are so many different makes of car on the road with varying levels of reliability, pros and cons. Here’s our pick of...

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4 Niche Markets for Private Hire Vehicles

It’s more than likely that you’ll see peaks and troughs when it comes to making a living from your private hire vehicle, but have you ever wondered why some people tend to do so well out of it, while you’re struggling to cover the costs of your private hire taxi...

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What to Look for When Hiring Taxi Drivers

When you need to take on new staff it can be a daunting prospect. How do you know they can do the job? Are they reliable? Will they fit in with the existing staff? So, what should you be focussing on when hiring? First Impressions We’re usually told not to judge on...

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What Shifts Are Best for Private Hire Drivers?

As a private hire driver, you will often have the luxury of choosing your own shifts to fit around your life. If you are lucky enough to have some flexibility with your employer then you may be able to choose as many or as few shifts as you want, assuming of course...

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What Checks Will Be Made On You As a Private Hire Driver?

If you are thinking of getting a job as a private hire driver then be aware that there are certain checks that your boss will be making before they will allow you to drive for their company. Criminal Record The government has proposed plans to simplify the criminal...

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Small Talk Starters for New Taxi Drivers

You have finally received a job offer as a private hire driver, your checks have been done, you've passed your medical and you've sorted out your private hire insurance. Your next task is to find a fee-paying customer. But what happens when your first passenger gets...

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7 Signs You’re Overtired at the Wheel

As a taxi driver you have the responsibility for taking care of your passengers, which is why you arrange the right taxi insurance, and perform good vehicle checks. Therefore, you should only be driving if you feel fully alert and in good health. Driving when you are...

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