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  • Autumn 2022 Budget: Impact on New Vehicles & EVs ๐Ÿš—

    Autumn 2022 Budget: Impact on New Vehicles & EVs ๐Ÿš—

    As part of the Autumn 2022 budget, Jeremy Hunt announces changes to vehicle tax rules, meaning EVโ€™s are taxable from 2025. How will this impact you and how much more will EV drivers have to pay? Amongst a raft of measures, Chancellor Jeremy Hunt announced that EV vehicles registered after April 2025 would be subject […]

  • Courier Drivers – Navigating the Christmas Rush ๐ŸŽ

    Courier Drivers – Navigating the Christmas Rush ๐ŸŽ

    The period between Black Friday and Christmas is always the busiest time of the year for courier drivers. This year is looking no different, with the added pressure of Royal Mail strike action set to impact drivers.  Not everyone has a sleigh pulled by reindeer with limitless parcel capacity! ๐ŸŽ…๐Ÿป With that in mind, hereโ€™s […]

  • Thanksgiving 2022 – What to Expect ๐Ÿฆƒ

    Thanksgiving 2022 – What to Expect ๐Ÿฆƒ

    First off, Happy Thanksgiving! According to Ride Share Guy, during Thanksgiving 2021 drivers reported that the holidays were less busy in cities and livelier in smaller towns and villages. With so many potential passengers going home for the holidays, demand decreases in bigger areas. So how can you ride out the holidays and still make […]

  • 10 Must-Haves for Private Hire Drivers This Winter โ„๏ธ

    10 Must-Haves for Private Hire Drivers This Winter โ„๏ธ

    Winter is here. Suddenly weโ€™re debating putting the heating on, searching our wardrobe for woolly jumpers and curling up in thick blankets. As we go into the colder months, itโ€™s more important than ever to stay prepared when driving. Weโ€™ve gathered a list of must-haves for the coldest season so you and your passengers donโ€™t get […]

  • UK Ahead in Courier Tech Innovation ๐Ÿ“ฆ

    UK Ahead in Courier Tech Innovation ๐Ÿ“ฆ

    A new study has found the UK ranks well above other European countries when it comes to road innovation.  What does this mean? Put simply, it means the UK currently has laws and legislation in place to welcome more automated courier delivery services, including drones. Additionally, it’s estimated that the UK will implement a โ€œdrone […]

  • Getting TLC plates explained in 6 easy steps

    Getting TLC plates explained in 6 easy steps

    In New York City, the Taxi & Limousine Commission (TLC) licenses drivers and vehicles to carry fare-paying passengers. (Updated Nov 2022) Having a TLC driverโ€™s license grants drivers the authority to transport passengers using a TLC licensed vehicle. You can spot a TLC licensed vehicle by the presence of special TLC plates. The plates let […]

  • Uber Remains Popular As Cost of Living Increases ๐Ÿš™

    Uber Remains Popular As Cost of Living Increases ๐Ÿš™

    In 2022, there are 31% more UK food delivery and private hire drivers working for Uber compared with 2021. Now, with costs on the rise, Uber is proving to be a popular method of topping up your income.  UK Uber Benefits in 2022 UK Uber drivers are entitled to holiday pay, minimum wage and pension […]

  • NYC Taxi Driver Goes Viral With Insane Basketball Skills ๐Ÿ€

    NYC Taxi Driver Goes Viral With Insane Basketball Skills ๐Ÿ€

    A New York taxi driver has gone viral with his incredible basketball skills! Posting on Instagram, George Papoutsis shows off his skills to his followers, taking on much younger players on popular outdoor city basketball courts. His seemingly impossible shots have made him an on and off-line sensation, where he performs long-distance slam dunks for […]

  • New Bill to Pay New Yorkers to Report Vehicles Parked In Bike Lanes ๐Ÿšฒ

    New Bill to Pay New Yorkers to Report Vehicles Parked In Bike Lanes ๐Ÿšฒ

    In NYC there are thought to be around 2,300 Parking Enforcement Officers. However, a new bill could mean that any member of the public could step in their shoes and report parking violations – and get paid for doing so. How Will The Proposal To Increase NYC Parking Enforcement Work? A new bill will look […]

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