Scotland’s biggest taxi firm has installed defibrillators in 15 of their Glasgow cabs and trained drivers how to help people having heart attacks.
A council convener today said he is “surprised” a controversial taxi firm Uber has yet to arrive in Aberdeen.
Almost 300 taxis in the city have failed safety checks this year, new figures have revealed.
Indian ride-hailing app Ola is to launch in the UK in competition with Uber.
A senior Aberdeen councillor has said he remains opposed to a policy to eventually introduce a 100% wheelchair accessible taxi fleet.
Current rate or a 5% increase? Councillors asked to agree over public consultation on Aberdeen taxi fares
Councillors are to be asked to agree a public consultation on plans to potentially increase taxi fares by 5%.
Aberdeen City Council is expected to continue with a policy to make all taxis wheelchair accessible by June next year.
A consultation on wheelchair accessibility in Aberdeen taxis will run until next month.
More than 50 taxis and private hire cars have been stopped and checked during the latest operation in Aberdeen to ensure drivers are operating legally and that their vehicles are safe and roadworthy for the public.
Taxis will no longer be able to charge customers extra for paying by card in the Granite City following a decision by Aberdeen City Council’s licensing committee.
The practice of taxis charging extra for paying by card is set to become a thing of the past when city councillors meet next week.
A plan to open up a bus gate to taxis has been backed by councillors – but other drivers will still not be permitted.
Hundreds of taxis and private hire vehicles have been checked as part of a crackdown on rogue drivers.
A street knowledge test for private hire taxis has been suspended.
THOUSANDS of leaflets are to be given to taxi customers in a bid to overturn proposed disabled access rules.
ACTION has been taken against out-of-zone Aberdeenshire taxi drivers picking up trade in the city centre.