The first step in becoming a cab driver involves you in making a choice in between whether you would like to operate a hackney carriage or a private hire taxi.
Minicab in England is used to refer to a private hire car and “private hire” is used in Scotland. As the name suggests these are passenger vehicles which can accommodate either 4 passengers in its 4 door saloon/hatchback or 5-8 passengers in its licensed MPV’s and can only be hired on pre-booked basis
Black taxi cab is truly an icon. It is a symbol of UK itself and there are not many streets where you wont come across one black cab. But for a driver, black cab is not only an icon but also a source of income
Taxis are like our paid- for service car. Black cabs, public hire taxis, chauffeurs and private hire taxis are the different kinds of taxi business. Like other business, proper protection in the form of insurance is required for taxi business also