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What about Mini Cabs? they have Satellite Navigation, don’t have to do The Knowledge, can be licensed in a very short time, if you get an e-
All of the above are good points for as long as the Mini Cabs are subsidised, I fear that as the Mini Cab market share increases so will the frequency of surge pricing (something a Black Cab driver cannot do) the business model being used is unfair to Black Cab drivers at the moment but will become unfair to the customers in the future.
The number of Mini Cabs will continue to rise (causing more congestion for London) until they have the required numbers for a monopoly, then it will become unfair to the very drivers that help build the company, they are after all not the responsibly of the company. As of Jan 2017, they are classed as self-
I cannot begin to understand how frustrating this lack of regulation must be to the regulated Taxi trade that is required to pay more for purpose-