Liverpool City Council licensing officers took almost 50 taxis and private hire cars off the road in March for a string safety defects.
CITY council officers took action against more than 1,700 taxi and private hire drivers last year in a move to enforce licensing laws and ensure public safety.
A LIVERPOOL private hire driver who picked up passengers illegally has been ordered to pay more than £1,000 in fines and court costs.
State-of-the-art ‘super cab’ hits the streets of Liverpool
A CAB driver who charged football fans over the odds for a trip back from the match has been hit with a penalty by the courts.
Safety conscious licensing officers with Liverpool City Council have introduced a new tool in the continuing challenge to make the public aware of the pitfalls of plying for hire.
A HACKNEY cab driver who had his licence taken away by Liverpool City Council has been hit with a fine for continuing to act as a taxi driver.
Eleven private hire taxi drivers have appeared in court charged with a variety of offences following a crackdown in Liverpool.
Private hire drivers are being warned they could face a fine or prosecution if they pick up passengers who haven’t pre-booked the fare.