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Cab Chat Radio Show E173 08-07-2018

Cab Chat Radio Show E173 08-07-2018

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

 

USELESS FACTS

 

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.

 

TODAY IS

 

National Video Game Day

 

RING OUTS – CALLERS

 

GUILTY PLEASURE

 

LONDON TRIVIA

 

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.

 

BILKER ALERTS

 

Scooter Gangs are targeting Black Cabs, join the Whatsapp Group

 

GUEST CONTRIBUTIONS

 

Dan from Plan

 

Saul’s Unsung Heroes

 

Point of the week

 

Drumslayer

 

 

CHARITY ROUNDUP

WAR DISABLED

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

 

www.taxicharity.org

DISNEY

Friday 28th September – Sunday 30th September 25th Year

 

THE ALBANY

 

www.albanytaxicharity.org

 

LTFUC

 

Southend Thursday 12th July 2018

 

www.londontaxidriverschildrenscharity.co.uk

 

EAST LONDON CABBIES OUTING

 

www.eastlondoncabbiesouting.co.uk

 

TAXI DRIVER OF THE YEAR CHARITY FUND

 

Dinner & Dance Saturday 25th November 2018 Holiday Inn Regents Park £70 per person

 

www.taxifund.co.uk

 

POPPY CABS

 

11th November

 

@Poppycabs

TOP OF THE HOUR JINGLE AND ADVERTS

 

TaxiApp

Wedding Taxis

CAMERA HOTSPOTS

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

 

Cab Chat Radio Show E172 25-06-2018

Cab Chat Radio Show E172 25-06-2018

 

Cab Chat Radio Show E172 25-06-2018

Hosted this week by

@SuperCabby & @RequiredLevel

 

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Issues discussed this week:

 

The Big Driver Org Meeting took place last week

Get are to apply for a Private Hire Operators License

Sadiq Khan says he is seeking a second term as mayor

LTDA Branch Elections suspended following alleged threats and claims of intimidation

Gett to drop fixed prices from their app but will still offer corporate clients the ability to book a fixed price but will offer drivers the opportunity to opt out of fixed prices

Could clear tint film be the answer to a scooter attckers trying to smash Taxi windows?

Uber VAT tax tribunal date set as appeal gathers pace 11th July Good Law Practice

Go Ahead enters ride sharing market with on demand buses!

Google have pulled Uber’s direct booking app from its maps application!1

Uber driver refused to pick up a blind woman and her guide dog before then proceeding to run over her foot!

 

NOTABLE MENTIONS

Kate at Russel Square Shelter 29th June 2018 all food is free as long as you make a donation to the LTFUC

CHARITY ROUNDUP

WAR DISABLED

Here are some of our plans for this year, the 70th anniversary of the founding of the charity.

2-6th May Dutch liberation

8-10th May trip to Portsmouth

24th May event at the Honourable Artillery Company

4th-8th June Normandy commemorations

12th June annual trip to Worthing

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

 

www.taxicharity.org

DISNEY

Friday 28th September – Sunday 30th September 25th Year

 

THE ALBANY

 

Hastings Monday 4th June 2018

 

Margate Monday 2nd July 2018

 

www.albanytaxicharity.org

 

LTFUC

 

90th Anniversary Dinner & Dance 23rd June 2018 De Vere Grand Connaught Rooms Queen Street WC2

 

Southend Thursday 12th July 2018

 

www.londontaxidriverschildrenscharity.co.uk

 

EAST LONDON CABBIES OUTING

 

Maldon Wednesday 4th July 2018

 

www.eastlondoncabbiesouting.co.uk

 

TAXI DRIVER OF THE YEAR CHARITY FUND

 

Dinner & Dance Saturday 25th November 2018 Holiday Inn Regents Park £70 per person

 

www.taxifund.co.uk

 

POPPY CABS

 

11th November

 

@Poppycabs

TOP OF THE HOUR JINGLE AND ADVERTS

 

TaxiApp

Wedding Taxis

CAMERA HOTSPOTS

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.

 

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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

Cab Chat Radio Show E171 11-06-2018

Cab Chat Radio Show E171 11-06-2018

 

Cab Chat Radio Show 11-06-2018

 

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THIS WEEKS NEWS HIGHLIGHTS

 

Pedestrian gets knocked down at Bank Junctions by a Cyclist

 

Mandarin Oriental Hotel went up in flames last Wednesday

 

Drivers complain of poor service from Brewery Road

 

What makes investors sink money into Uber that they will probably never see a return on?

 

London Taxi PR Pick up another Award for the best PR Agency?

 

Albany Taxi Charity Fund have a successful day out in Hastings

 

Baby Boy in critical condition after violent stabbing in London

 

UK Government back expansion at Heathrow

 

ULEZ to be extended to North & South Circulars from 25th October 2021

 

Big all Driver Org Meeting this week at Unity House

 

THINGS WE MENTIONED LAST WEEK BUT DIDNT GET TO

 

LTPH Roads and Events updates, do they come out too late?

 

Where to Britain Hashtag, lets tweet all the Uber Crashes and Bad Press with the Hashtag #wheretobritain

 

WHAT HAVE THE CAB CHAT TEAM BEEN UP TO THIS WEEK

 

Rob gets taken pointing by one of the Sick B’stards

 

Drop Kick Rick goes on the Albany Outing to Hastings and ends up in New Romney!

 

Mac The Cab is still eating Frogs Legs in  France

 

SuperCabby goes on a Photo Shoot with an American Fashion House

 

Six Mile Steve is still scouring the streets to bring you more interesting Points of the Week

 

Whatever happens to the trade, it’s our duty to be morale boosters. In war they send out enterainers to lift spirits, ‘not’ tell everyone they’re gonna die! – Marc Turner

 

USELESS FACTS

 

It’s only 28 weeks to Christmas!!!!!

 

A pig’s orgasm lasts for 30 minutes.

 

The average person spends 6 months of their life sitting at red lights.

 

MENTIONS

 

Cab Chat Pie & Mash Meet

 

Cab Chat Cheesy Boat Cruise

 

Cab Chat Awards

 

Cab Chat Shelter Meets

 

World Cup competition in Association with Plan Insurance

 

NOTABLE MENTIONS

 

Heather put a Tweet out recently stating that anyone suffering through debt please do not suffer alone, she offered help and assistance which is commendable.

 

A driver had his Taxi broken into by a pair of youths on a scooter and Dan offered to help the guy out

 

Perry K

@Djperryk

Last job at London Bridge last night, 3 fella’s one on phone saying where he was blah blah blah. I’m laughing to myself. Ends up cancelling, getting in my cab & the hit with £7.50 cancellation fee. Two stops & then he says –
Mate your cheaper than what they quoted

 

Passengers killed or seriously injured in a London Taxi = 0

 

ITEMS DISCUSSED

 

 

Second major awards success for London Taxi PR

 

DROP KICK RICK JOKE OF THE WEEK

 

THIS WEEKS CAB CHAT FEATURES

 

THIS DAY IN HISTORY

 

TODAY IS

 

RING OUTS – CALLERS

 

GUILTY PLEASURE

 

The first album I bought.I think it’s worth waiting for the guitar riffs at the end. Turn up the volume

Twitter Username: @FWyhowska

Song Name & Artist: Throw Down the Sword : Wishbone Ash

 

VAPE OF THE WEEK

 

Mix-Up Sweets – Sweet JackBlack

 

WORD OF THE WEEK

 

Atavism

So much of their business was done via e-mail that the phone was almostunnecessary–a sort of quaint atavism that nobody thought to use first–but thismorning the ringing had been ceaseless.

 

ROBS POINT OF THE WEEK

 

Rob Cardwell – Live

 

MYSTERY TV OR FILM THEME TUNE

 

Answer to 2 weeks ago – Family Fortunes

 

This weeks – Hawaii 50

 

THIS WEEKS LONDON TRIVIA

 

2 weeks ago I asked the question? BORN IN FOREST HILL IN 1949 HE WENT ON TO BECOME THE LEAD SINGER WITH ROCK BAND STATUS QUO – FRANCIS ROSSI

 

This weeks question is?

 

This Shoreditch born actress was once married to gangster Ronnie Knight? – Barbara Windsor

 

TRAFFIC NEWS & ROAD CLOSURES

 

WHATS ON IN LONDON

 

BILKER ALERTS

 

Scooter Gangs are targeting Black Cabs, join the Whatsapp Group

 

GUEST CONTRIBUTIONS

 

Dan from Plan

 

Saul’s Unsung Heroes

 

Point of the week

 

Drumslayer

 

 

CHARITY ROUNDUP

WAR DISABLED

Here are some of our plans for this year, the 70th anniversary of the founding of the charity.

2-6th May Dutch liberation

8-10th May trip to Portsmouth

24th May event at the Honourable Artillery Company

4th-8th June Normandy commemorations

12th June annual trip to Worthing

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

 

www.taxicharity.org

DISNEY

Friday 28th September – Sunday 30th September 25th Year

 

THE ALBANY

 

Hastings Monday 4th June 2018

 

Margate Monday 2nd July 2018

 

www.albanytaxicharity.org

 

LTFUC

 

90th Anniversary Dinner & Dance 23rd June 2018 De Vere Grand Connaught Rooms Queen Street WC2

 

Southend Thursday 12th July 2018

 

www.londontaxidriverschildrenscharity.co.uk

 

EAST LONDON CABBIES OUTING

 

Maldon Wednesday 4th July 2018

 

www.eastlondoncabbiesouting.co.uk

 

TAXI DRIVER OF THE YEAR CHARITY FUND

 

Dinner & Dance Saturday 25th November 2018 Holiday Inn Regents Park £70 per person

 

www.taxifund.co.uk

 

POPPY CABS

 

11th November

 

@Poppycabs

TOP OF THE HOUR JINGLE AND ADVERTS

 

TaxiApp

Wedding Taxis

CAMERA HOTSPOTS

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.

 

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Tel: 07743 161656
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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

Cab Chat Radio Show E170 04-06-2018

Cab Chat Radio Show E170 04-06-2018

 

Cab Chat Radio Show 04-06-2018

 

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THIS WEEKS NEWS HIGHLIGHTS

 

Visa Systems went down on Friday

20mph speed limits for all TfL roads plus increased enforcement discussed

TFL Private Hire & Taxi Roads and Events updates

George Osborne under fire over paid for positive press coverage for Uber

London cabbie convicted under the equality act for starting meter before wheelchair passenger onboard

LTDA’s McNamara: “The real cost of Uber”

Cab Chat Awards

Cab Chat Pie & Mash Outings

 

ITEMS FOR DISCUSSION

Cab Chat Awards

Cab Chat Pie & Mash day Wednesday 13th June Manzes Tower Bridge Road

 

THIS WEEKS CAB CHAT FEATURES

THIS DAY IN HISTORY

TODAY IS

RING OUTS – CALLERS

GUILTY PLEASURE

VAPE OF THE WEEK

WORD OF THE WEEK

ROBS POINT OF THE WEEK

MYSTERY TV OR FILM THEME TUNE

THIS WEEKS LONDON TRIVIA

TRAFFIC NEWS & ROAD CLOSURES

WHATS ON IN LONDON

BILKER ALERTS

GUEST CONTRIBUTIONS

Saul’s Unsung Heroes

Dan from Plan Insurance

Rob Cardwell

Marc Turner

Steve Point of the Week

 CHARITY ROUNDUP

 

Email: admin@cabchatshow.uk
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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

Cab Chat Radio Show E169 31-05-2018

Cab Chat Radio Show E169 31-05-2018

Cab Chat Radio Show E169

 

Hosted this week by @SuperCabby

 

Contributions from:

Dan (Plan Insurance)

Saul Grant (Unsung Heroes)

Rob Cardwell ( Point of the week)

Drop Kick (Taxi Rank Titter)

Drumslayer (Roving Reporter)

 

Issues Discussed this week:

Taxi Charities and their outings.

Rett Russell to don his Stetson and pick up his Guitar again

Plus all the usual Cab Chat Features and News.

 

THIS DAY IN HISTORY

VAPE OF THE WEEK

WORD OF THE WEEK

POINT OF THE WEEK

TRAFFIC NEWS & ROAD CLOSURES

BILKER ALERTS

Email: admin@cabchatshow.uk
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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

Cab Chat Radio Show E168 23-05-2018

Cab Chat Radio Show E168 23-05-2018

 

Cab Chat Radio Show E168 23-05-2018

Hosted this week by @SuperCabby

Items Discussed this week:

1. Met Police clarify the law on bilking https://www.taxi-point.co.uk/single-post/2018/04/24/The-Metropolitan-police-respond-to-bilking-issues
2. Paypal confirms that it is buying iZettle https://techcrunch.com/2018/05/17/paypal-confirms-that-it-is-buying-payments-startup-izettle-for-2-2b-in-an-all-cash-deal/
3. Mental Health Awareness Week
4. Our stress-busting article in the previous OnRoute issue provides tips for dealing with life’s day to day challenges. You can also access the Sarah Hope Line, which offers confidential incident support if you’ve been involved in a traumatic incident while driving in the Capital.
5. LEVC 48 hour test drive scheduled for June
6. Winchester City council have called for a ban on cross border hiring
7. Uber is running scared says the LTDA following the latest campaign
8. Heathrow Express fares are set to rise, will the Taxi trade capitalise on this?
9. Royal Wedding

 

THIS WEEKS CAB CHAT FEATURES
THIS DAY IN HISTORY
VAPE OF THE WEEK
WORD OF THE WEEK
POINT OF THE WEEK
TRAFFIC NEWS & ROAD CLOSURES
BILKER ALERTS
GUEST CONTRIBUTIONS:
Rob Cardwell – The power of Twitter
Six Mile Steve – Point of the Week
Daniel Severin – Plan Insurance on the Alpha Insurance collapse
Saul Grant – Saul’s Unsung Heroes
Mark Wakely – Taxi Talk
Drop Kick Rick – Taxi Rank Titters
Drumslayer – Cab Chats Roving Reporter

Plus much more.

Email: admin@cabchatshow.uk
Tel: 07743 161656
http://cabchatshow.uk

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

Cab Chat Radio Show E167 15-05-2018

Cab Chat Radio Show E167 15-05-2018

Cab Chat Radio Show E167 15-05-2018

 

Hosted this week by @SuperCabby & @Iamcabman

THIS WEEKS NEWS HIGHLIGHTS

* Black Uber Prius ploughs into Bishopsgate Police Station
* Met Police clarify the law on bilking https://www.taxi-point.co.uk/single-post/2018/04/24/The-Metropolitan-police-respond-to-bilking-issues
* Delroy Grant and Helen Chapman accepted onto the My Taxi App with fake documents http://taxileaks.blogspot.co.uk/2018/04/taxi-leaks-exclusive-helen-chapman.html
* Someone on Twitter has suggested renaming Uber Cars as Rape Capsules!
* Brighton refuse the relicense Uber
* DAB radio was the future … until live streaming and podcasts arrived http://theconversation.com/dab-radio-was-the-future-until-live-streaming-and-podcasts-arrived-95250?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=facebookbutton
* Alpha Insurance have gone into liquidation and cancelled all policies with immediate affect
* Sign spotted in the back of a Taxi “Please remember to rate your Gett Driver 5 stars”!
* Ubers Autonomous car detected a pedestrian but chose not to stop. https://www.technologyreview.com/the-download/611094/in-a-fatal-crash-ubers-autonomous-car-detected-a-pedestrian-but-chose-to-not/
* Val Shawcross retires as Deputy Mayor for Transport after not even completing a full term.
* 200 Electric Jaguars set to transport people to and from Heathrow Airport https://www.thesun.co.uk/motors/6245992/fleet-of-200-luxury-jaguar-i-pace-suvs-will-now-chauffeur-passengers-to-and-from-heathrow-airport/
* Cokney Rhyming Slang, is it a dying dialect
* Alpha Insurance goes into Bankruptcy

ITEMS FOR DISCUSSION

Its been suggested that the London Taxi Trade should take out TV adverts!

Insurance company goes into bankruptcy

Green Shelters

Is Mayor Khan becoming a danger to London?

Cab Chat Awards!

Customer asked Rob if cash was acceptable?

Geofencing of App work!

DROP KICK RICK JOKE OF THE WEEK

GUILTY PLEASURE

Great show guys. Often listen to this one on the way back home down the M20. One of the best Zeppelin tracks that stuck with me the first time I heard it. Playing it at home the other day( loud) and my 14 year old said wow what’s this dad. He’s now a Zeppelin fan. Cheers guys.
Twitter Username: @jedmcc123
Song Name & Artist: Led Zeppelin, ramble on

VAPE OF THE WEEK

Cooks Custard – Minted

WORD OF THE WEEK

Origin of infomania
Infomania is a modern combination of information and mania. It entered English in the 1970s.

ROBS POINT OF THE WEEK

TRAFFIC NEWS & ROAD CLOSURES

Tudor Street still closed slap bang in the middle

No right turn from West Smithfield into Farringdon Street is permanent

No right turn from Farringdon Street into Chaterhouse Street

On the A100 Byward Street/Tower Hill junction with Trinity Square, works to improve access to the square are taking place. Pipes and cables beneath the road are being moved, the carriageway is being resurfaced and the traffic islands relocated. The works are planned to be completed by this summer

Camden High Street between the junctions of the A400, Kentish Town Road and Inverness Street, will be closed from 22:00 Thursday 24 May to 06:00 Tuesday 29 May while work is carried out at the Underground station. The main Camden High Street taxi rank will be unaffected and there is an additional temporary taxi rank in the parking bays adjacent to the taxi rank to prevent over ranking

Waterloo Station
From 20:00 on Friday 11 until 20:00 on Sunday 20 May, Station Approach Road will be closed to all vehicles. This is for a crane operation. Taxis should use Spur Road to access the taxi rank.

Fulham
Until 22:00 on Sunday 26 August, temporary traffic signals will be in use on Fulham Road in both directions, between Old Church St and Brompton Road. This is due to gas works.

Haringey
From Sunday 13 May until Friday 24 August, White Hart Lane westbound will be closed daily between 12:45 and 19:00, due to area improvement works.

NEW TAXI RANKS

Working Taxi ranks
• Holywell Lane (Citizen M London Shoreditch Hotel) with one space, operating between 19:00 and 07:00
• Turnpike Lane (Turnpike Lane Station) with two spaces, operating between 18:30 and 08:00
• Bounds Green Road (Bounds Green Station) with two spaces, operating between 22:00 and 06:00 • Clapham Road (Stockwell Station) with two spaces, operating between 19:00 and 07:00
• Royal Marsden Hospital, Downs Road, Sutton with two spaces, operating 24 hours
• Great West Road (Osterley Station) with two spaces, operating 24 hours
• Station Road (Chingford Station) with two spaces, operating 24 hours

Rest ranks
• St. Martin’s Lane with three spaces, operating 24 hours
• Edgware Road (Crawford Place) with four spaces, operating 24 hours

The following ranks will be out of service:
• 3451, Stratton Street (Langan’s) between 07:00 and 17:00 from today, Thursday 3 until Sunday 27 May. This is due to a crane operation
• 5455, Gray’s Inn Road from 08:00 on Saturday 5 until 18:00 on Sunday 6 May. This is for a crane operation
• 5302, Adams Row from 08:00 until 18:00 on Saturday 5 May. First portion only suspended due to a crane operation
• 5358, Tottenham Court Road (Dominion Theatre) from 07:00 on Tuesday 8 until 18:00 on Friday 18 May. First 10 metres suspended due to carriageway works
• 4479, Westbourne Street (Royal Lancaster Hotel) from 07:00 on Tuesday 8 until 18:00 on Monday 21 May. This is due to carriageway works. A temporary taxi rank will be available

WHATS ON IN LONDON

BILKER ALERTS

GUEST CONTRIBUTIONS

CHARITY ROUNDUP

WAR DISABLED

Here are some of our plans for this year, the 70th anniversary of the founding of the charity.

2-6th May Dutch liberation

8-10th May trip to Portsmouth

24th May event at the Honourable Artillery Company

4th-8th June Normandy commemorations

12th June annual trip to Worthing

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

www.taxicharity.org

DISNEY

Friday 28th September – Sunday 30th September 25th Year

THE ALBANY

Hastings Monday 4th June 2018

Margate Monday 2nd July 2018

www.albanytaxicharity.org

LTFUC

90th Anniversary Dinner & Dance 23rd June 2018 De Vere Grand Connaught Rooms Queen Street WC2

Southend Thursday 12th July 2018

www.londontaxidriverschildrenscharity.co.uk

EAST LONDON CABBIES OUTING

Maldon Wednesday 4th July 2018

www.eastlondoncabbiesouting.co.uk

TAXI DRIVER OF THE YEAR CHARITY FUND

Dinner & Dance Saturday 25th November 2018 Holiday Inn Regents Park £70 per person

www.taxifund.co.uk

POPPY CABS

11th November

@Poppycabs

TOP OF THE HOUR JINGLE AND ADVERTS

TaxiApp
Wedding Taxis

CAMERA HOTSPOTS

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.

 

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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

Cab Chat Radio Show E166 23-04-2018

Cab Chat Radio Show E166 23-04-2018

 

Cab Chat Radio Show E166

Hosted this week by:
@SuperCabby & DropKick Rick

Issues discussed this week:

* Smoking e-cigarette while driving can land you with a £2,500 fine and a driving ban https://www.express.co.uk/life-style/cars/922398/vaping-while-driving-UK-law-e-cigarette
* Strict new rules around MOTs could lead to a £2500 fine
* Interest Rates are likely to rise this year by .25% in May
* Royal Baby may be born today on St Georges Day
* Uber CEO had secret meeting with Mike Brown in January according to FOI request http://taxileaks.blogspot.co.uk/2018/04/uber-ceo-had-secret-meeting-with-mike.html
* Uber are to hand over London customer data to TFL in a Peace Offering http://taxileaks.blogspot.co.uk/2018/04/uber-to-hand-over-london-customer-data.html
* Comfort Delgro acquire Dial a Cab for £1.2M http://taxileaks.blogspot.co.uk/2018/04/comfortdelgro-acquires-london-taxi.html
* Last TX4 offered at £65,000 with Khan design https://www.taxi-point.co.uk/single-post/2018/04/22/How-much-for-this-top-of-the-range-Kahn-inspired-TX4
* Uber license decision to take place today
* LTPR launch new London Wide Bus Shelter advertising campaign Take a Ride in London’s Pride
* Customer Service

Features This Week:

Joke of the week with Drop Kick Rick

Traffic News and Road Closures

Tweet of the Week

Plus much more.

Email: admin@cabchatshow.uk
Tel: 07784 161656
http://cabchatshow.uk

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

Cab Chat Radio Show E165 19-04-2018

Cab Chat Radio Show E165 19-04-2018

 

Cab Chat Radio Show E165 19-04-2018

 

Hosted this week by:

@SuperCabby

 

Issues this week:

 

Features This Week:

Joke of the week with Drop Kick Rick

Traffic News and Road Closures

Tweet of the Week

Plus much more.

Email: admin@cabchatshow.uk
Tel: 07784 161656
http://cabchatshow.uk

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

 

Cab Chat Radio Show E164 09-04-2018

Cab Chat Radio Show E164 09-04-2018

Cab Chat Radio Show E164 09-04-2018

Hosted this week by:

@SuperCabby & @Iamcabman

 

Issues Discussed this week:

Taxi Driver numbers down 660 on this time last year

Whats your favourite Cabby Eatery?

Pensioner who was arrested for stabbing a burglar in his own home

Work has been quiet on the streets over the past week

Uber driver to be jailed over passenger rape

Features this week:

Vape of the week

Word of the week

Taxi Rank Titters

Tweet of the week

Camera Hotspots

Charity roundup

Traffic news and road closures

Word of the day

Callers to the show:

Mark Sherlock

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http://cabchatshow.uk

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

Cab Chat Radio Show E163 03-04-2018

Cab Chat Radio Show E163 03-04-2018

 

Cab Chat Radio Show E163 03-04-2018

 

Hosted this week by:

@SuperCabby & @Iamcabman

 

Issues discussed this week:

 

Whatsapp

Cabbie Etiquette

Ban Junction

iZettle have added a tip function

Metrocab to finally go into production

Computer Cab Retains TaxiCard account

 

Features this week:

Word of the Week

Robs point of the week

Vape of the week

Joke of the week

Tweet of the week

Drivers Guilty Pleasure

 

Callouts this week:

@MacTheCab

 

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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

 

Cab Chat Radio Show E162 28-03-2018

Cab Chat Radio Show E162 28-03-2018

 

Cab Chat Radio Show E162 28-03-2018

 

Hosted this week by:

 

@SuperCabby

 

Issues discussed this week:

 

The Knowledge

Camera Hotspots

Cabbie Ettiquete

 

Contributors to the show:

Drunslayer

TheHolbornCab

 

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Tel: 07784 161656
http://cabchatshow.uk

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

Cab Chat Radio Show E161 19-03-2018

Cab Chat Radio Show E161 19-03-2018

 

Cab Chat Radio Show E161 19-03-2018

Hosted this week by:

@SuperCabby & @MickTheBrit

Issues discussed this week:

Porsche Cars on the Gett App

Gett mapping London for Autonomous Cars

Paddygate

Alexa

15 year age limit on Taxis

Camera Hot Spots

And Much More

Contributors to the show this week:

Drumslayer

Drop Kick Rick

Callouts from the show this week:

Drumslayer

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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.

 

To listen to the full show use the player at the top, to listen to just the Chat use the player at the bottom.

Cab Chat Radio Show E160 12-03-2018

Cab Chat Radio Show E160 12-03-2018

Items discussed this week:
  • Tim Fenton blows the roof off TFL
  • Rachel Whetstone leaves Uber abruptly
  • Harrow Taxi driver stabbing, Police looking for two attackers
  • Uber are seeking a $900m loan following record annual loses
  • Keep those doors locked
  • Passenger robbed in the back of a Taxi in Oxford Street by 3 youths
  • Judge says Uber breached contract with drivers involving Safe Rides fee
  • London Transport Chiefs call for minicab cross border hiring reforms
  • London Taxi Radio relaunch at GSS City Diesel last Monday 5th March 2018
  • New report says Ubers under payment of drivers is keeping it afloat
  • Verifone to rebrand as Curb
  • Sorry driver Ive got no cash and your terminal is not working so I am not paying you!
  • Sadiq Khan to spend £6m on toilets for Bus drivers
  • Is the Uber crash at Buckingham Palace being covered up?
  • Uber driver took off with a mothers baby on the back seat
  • Gaunty to relaunch the Jon Gaunt podcast this week
  • Cab Chat Cheesy River Cruise? Shall we do it?
  • Credit Card Chargebacks

 

Call outs from the show:

Grant Davis

Sean Paul Day

Guilty Pleasure:

Elvis Marley
Britney Spears – Baby One More Time

 

Email: admin@cabchatshow.uk
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http://cabchatshow.uk

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

 

Cab Chat Radio Show E159 05-03-2018

Cab Chat Radio Show E159 05-03-2018

 

Hosted this week by:

@SuperCabby & @Iamcabman

 

Issues discussed this week:

 

Do you think the LTDA is right in calling for rate 3 to be scrapped?

How much would you accept to surrender your license?

KFC run out of Chicken and the Country goes into meltdown!

14 new Taxis plated so far this year, bu8t 264 older taxis have come off the road

LEVC downgrade battery mileage expectations!

Tooley Street reopened to ease congestion due to London Bridge closures

London Taxi PR win award

Plus Much More

 

Email: admin@cabchatshow.uk
Tel: 07784 161656
http://cabchatshow.uk

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

Cab Chat Radio Show E158 19-02-2018

Cab Chat Radio Show E158 19-02-2018

Cab Chat Radio Show E158 10-02-2018

Hosted this week by:
@Supercabby & @MacTheCab

Issues discussed this week:

Mac The Cab visits the Doctors

Mac The Cabs return to French France

Stories from the back of the cab

Uber drivers insurance

Rob Cardwell’s Periscope chats

and much more

Email: admin@cabchatshow.uk
Tel: 07784 161656

Home

Cab Chat is a hard-hitting podcast hosted by @SuperCabby & Guests tackling the issues faced by the London Taxi Trade and its drivers.

Cab Chat Radio Show E157 15-02-2018

Cab Chat Radio Show E157 15-02-2018

 

Hosted this week by @SuperCabby & @MacTheCab

 

Issues Discussed this week:

 

Lebanese Uber driver sentenced to death for rape and murder of British Diplomat

Grange Hill TV Show 40th Anniversary

The rise of the Micro Pub and demise of the traditional British Pub

TFL to increase some road traffic offences to £160

Islington to charge £2.00 extra per hour for non compliant diesel cars

and much more

 

Email: admin@cabchatshow.uk
Tel: 07784 161656
http://cabchatshow.uk

Cab Chat is a hard-hitting podcast hosted by @SuperCabby & Guests tackling the issues faced by the London Taxi Trade and its drivers.

The Cab Chat Show is a New Digital Media Initiative incorporating a podcast, Youtube channel, photographs and video footage

Cab Chat Radio Show E156 05-02-2018

Cab Chat Radio Show E156 05-02-2018

Cab Chat Radio Show E156 05-02-2018

Hosted this week by @SuperCabby, @MacTheCab & @SeanPaulDay

Issues discussed this week:

Bexit

2nd Referendum

Hack Shack Dinner & Dance

Guilty Pleasures Duo

And much more

Email: admin@cabchatshow.uk
Tel: 07784 161656
http://cabchatshow.uk

Cab Chat is a hard-hitting podcast hosted by @SuperCabby & Guests tackling the issues faced by the London Taxi Trade and its drivers.

The Cab Chat Show is a New Digital Media Initiative

Cab Chat Show E155 22-12-17

Cab Chat Show E155 22-12-17


The Cab Chat Radio Show E155

Hosted by @SuperCabby

Christmas messages from the crew and some guests.

Email: admin@cabchatshow.uk
Tel: 07784 161656
http://cabchatshow.uk

Cab Chat is a hard-hitting podcast hosted by @SuperCabby & Guests tackling the issues faced by the London Taxi Trade and its drivers.

The Cab Chat Show is a New Digital Media Initiative incorporating a podcast, Youtube channel, photographs and video footage

Cab Chat Show E154 11-12-2017

Cab Chat Show E154 11-12-2017

Hosted this week by @SuperCabby

Special Guest messages this week:
Drumslayer
Grant Davis

Issues discussed this week:

* Explanation of why I decided to leave LTR
* Uber head to court this week for the appeals process Uber appeal to be heard on 19th April 2018
* Sean Stockings still does not have his license back
* Sean Stockings appeal
* TFL Scrap the need for 13,000 PH drivers with fake DBS checks to reapply for their license
* Fraser Nash not started production of the Metrocab due to impending Supreme Court decision issued by LTC/LEVC
* Call for handsfree mobile phones to be banned
* Get launch on Demand Porsche cars
* New Website for Cab Chat Show
* Uber licensing decision in York
* Uber licensing decision in Leicester

Email: admin@cabchatshow.uk
Tel: 07784 161656
http://cabchatshow.uk

Cab Chat is a hard-hitting podcast hosted by @SuperCabby & Guests tackling the issues faced by the London Taxi Trade and its drivers.

The Cab Chat Show is a New Digital Media Initiative incorporating a podcast, Youtube channel, photographs and video footage

Cab Chat Show E153 The Announcement 04-12-2017

Cab Chat Show E153 The Announcement 04-12-2017

The Announcement

Hosted this week by @SuperCabby & @SeanPaulDay

Email: cabchat@gmail.com
Tel: 07784 161656
http://cabchat.org.uk

Cab Chat is a hard-hitting podcast hosted by @SuperCabby & Guests tackling the issues faced by the London Taxi Trade and its drivers.

London Taxi Media is a New Digital Media Initiative incorporating a podcast, Youtube channel, photographs and video footage

Cab Chat Radio Show E152 09-10-2017

Cab Chat Radio Show E152 09-10-2017

Hosted this week by:
@SuperCabby & @GentlemanCabbie

Special Guest this week:
Steve Kenton from Taxi Point

Issues Discussed this week:

Magical Taxi Tour to Disneyland in Paris

Taxi Point

And a lot more drivel

Callers to the Show this week:

None

And much more………

Email: cabchat@londontaxiradio.co.uk
Tel: 020 8144 8294
http://londontaxiradio.co.uk

London Taxi Radio’s new format radio show. Hosted by SuperCabby, MacTheCab, SeanPaulDay, TheHolbornCab, @GentlemanCabbie, @RequiredLevel & @Iamcabman they share their views and opinions of the London Taxi Trade interspersed with music and Jingles.

London Taxi Radio is a New Digital Media Initiative incorporating an online radio station, podcasts, Youtube channel, photographs and video footage

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