Due to the rising concern of some drivers using cannabis and cocaine, taxi drivers will be subjected to random drug tests. The suspected drivers involved in drug while driving will be tested. The final approval is waiting from Liverpool’s licensing committee. This testing is considered important to prevent drivers from taking drugs while driving.
Taxi drivers in Solihull are facing licensing policy challenges that are pending to be approved around new years. The higher council will conduct a thorough review of private hire vehicles that will come up with new guidelines for the hackney carriages. State council will look after the change in the guidelines and licensing policy ofprivate vehicle drivers for their misconduct.
Uber makes last-ditch bid to keep its cars on the streets of London by filing an appeal after being stripped of its license
Recently, Uber had to strip off the London license as the authorities of London found out that almost 14,000 trips were taken with the chauffeurs, and they had faked the identity on their firm’s app.
Ola, the popular ride-sharing firm from India has announced on Tuesday that it is about to launch its services in the city of London, and they have already signed up with 10,000 drivers. It was in the month of November, 2019, when Ola announced that it is going to start its operations in London. It needs to be mentioned in this regard that Ola made this announcement just a couple of days after its closest rival Uber, was denied permission to operate in London any longer.