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We are no longer registered with Companies house, therefore we now cease to be Ltd company. Read more on this story

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Please Complete the Survey:  Joint Associations have been working closely with the TfGM for the past 14 months to try and establish ways of procuring grants for both the Taxi and Private Hire Trades.

You could greatly assist us in this by taking a few minutes of your time to complete this short survey.  You can read the full story here if you wish

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ARE MOTORISTS FED UP WITH CONGESTION worst still are residents fed up with the poor air quality that congestion builds up?

 Twitter @Binthebuslane1  Aiming to get the ridiculous bus lane that has been added to the scrapped to ease congestion along it’s route/surrounding areas. binthebuslane@outlook.com

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Are you personally now being over charged for a 5 year operators license? or cant even get a 5 year operators license in Salford yet?  Don`t Know?

As One Principle Licensing Officer in Greater Manchester Wrote – read more

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Download a list of Licensed premises,Operators,Badge Holders and Licensed vehicles in the Salford Area HERE 

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Driver comments page.

Have you any concerns about the Private Hire trade in Salford ? You can make your comments HERE

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Policy change to Upper age Limit

After a meeting with the Licensing today 13/10/2014, we were informed by Phil Morton that the upper age limit for Private Hire Vehicles will be 10 years, which  immediately  comes into affect. This is originally what the Association had asked for, so we welcome this policy change
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Bus Lane Enforcement Press Release

 Motorists who drive into Salford bus lanes are being warned that the city plans to fall into line with other Greater Manchester councils and take action to keep them free of cars, cameras are being installed in all bus lanes. Read here for more Information 

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Kabx Launches New Taxi App M60 Area

Kabx promises users that they will  be able to “jump the queue” and track their taxi on a smartphone’s GPS as it makes its way to its location.

James Kelly has launched Kabx, a new online app for booking taxis , read further

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The taxi rank on Monton road,Monton Eccles!! Have you ever been fined for parking in this rank? If so you can have your fine reimbursed. The Association have assisted a private Hire driver and he has had his fine reimbursed due to this rank not being a legal rank see more

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Manchester Council are being taken to court over allegedly over charging on Licence fees. This could affect Salford drivers fees, listen to the debate HERE 

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 The Law Commission has published their long awaited report, read Law Commission Report_taxi-and-private-hire-services

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Salford Licensing department introduced their latest taxi licensing policy in February 2010, which included an upper age limit for private hire vehicles and hackneys.

Latest Policy changes read more

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Fined £400 for not wearing badge!  A TAXI driver who failed to produce identification to a police officer has been fined £400. Full Story

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Taxi Driver slashed …..A cabbie was attacked while dropping off a fare in Oldham in the early hours of Wednesday by 2 passengers. see more

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Taxi touter given £100 fine for operating outside Gants Hill nightclub  read more

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National Private Hire Association (Letter to Members)  Important please read on

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Travel News!         Check the Traffic cameras on all parts of the M60 here, updated regularly. Images are supplied by the Highways Agency. See Images

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Taxi Licensing Policy review

There has been a review of the Taxi Licensing Policy in Salford by Councillor Merrett, the assistant Mayor for Housing and Environment. Read more……

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Your rights about suspension

After lengthy discussions with labour MP Barbara Keeley, Howards Solicitors and Local Labour councillor John Mullen we have managed to change the way Salford Licensing have read the 1976 miscellaneous act. Read more……

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CRB Check

CRB is Criminal Records Bureau. It helps protect children and vulnerable adults by providing a first-class service to support organisations recruiting people into positions of trust. It is £44 for an Enhanced check. Read more………..

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Attention Drivers! Don,t get caught out speeding . All 241 fixed Camera Locations in Greater Manchester are listed here

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You can view the NATIONAL PRIVATE HIRE & TAXI MONTHLY MAGAZINE ISSUES HERE

 

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