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Tag: Driver tips UK

How to Beat Congestion and Clean-Air Charges
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How to Beat Congestion and Clean-Air Charges

  How to Beat Congestion and Clean-Air Charges  Big UK cities implementing congestion and clean-air charges.  More fees, fewer exemptions and bigger charging zones on the way.  Costs can be significant – up to £145 a week in London.  Beat the costs by avoiding rides inside the zones.  Upgrade to...

July 12, 2019July 15, 2019
How To Pay ULEZ Charge With Auto-Pay
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How To Pay ULEZ Charge With Auto-Pay

How to Use TFL Auto-Pay to Avoid a ULEZ Fine  TFL Auto Pay is the Way to Avoid a £290 Fine.  Monthly Account for London Congestion Zone and ULEZ fees.  Pay Once a Month Instead of Daily.  Up to Five Cars on One Account.  Save Time, Save Money.  No...

July 5, 2019July 5, 2019
Where Are Best Places To Pick Up Uber Riders?
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Where Are Best Places To Pick Up Uber Riders?

Where are the Best Places to Pick Up Uber Riders?  Too many taxis and not enough riders at Heathrow.  Many traditional hot spots for taxi riders no longer valid.  For good business, PHV drivers need to look elsewhere.  Events guides and city listings are good information sources.  Private driver networks...

June 26, 2019June 26, 2019
What is NR3?
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What is NR3?

What is the NR3 National Taxi Driver Register?  Local Governments launch new Register NR3.  NR3 tracks all professional drivers who have licensed refused or revoked.  It works nationwide.  Drivers refused or revoked unable to apply elsewhere without issues being detected.  May make it difficult or impossible for such drivers to...

June 20, 2019June 20, 2019
Save More With Loyalty Programmes
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Save More With Loyalty Programmes

How PHV Drivers Can Make More with Loyalty Programmes  Loyalty Programs easy ways to save money.  Subway SubSquad lets you team up with buddies.  Nectar earns points with over 400 retailers.  Ikea Family Card is your pass for a cheap breakfast. Stay Loyal, Make Money INSHUR is highly conscious of the...

May 31, 2019May 31, 2019
UK Road, Rain Essentials
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UK Road, Rain Essentials

How to Drive Safely in the Rain.  Wet roads can be dangerous for drivers.  Slow down and allow extra braking distance.  Use dipped headlights.  Watch for flooded roads and aquaplaning.  Give cyclists and pedestrians extra space. How to Avoid a Slip-Up When the Roads are Slick. Winter may be over,...

May 15, 2019May 15, 2019
PHV business tips to make more money
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PHV business tips to make more money

How Can a PHV Driver Make More Money?  Operating inefficiencies harm micro-businesses.  Fuel costs average £100 per week for PHV drivers in UK.  Earn rewards buying fuel, food and car washing.  54% of UK micro-businesses still use pen and paper for accounting.  Use programmes like QuickBooks and Ecoslips for PHV...

April 24, 2019April 24, 2019
Easy Ways To Reduce Stress As A Driver In The UK
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Easy Ways To Reduce Stress As A Driver In The UK

How Can a PHV Driver Reduce Stress?  Reduce stress by using social media to connect to friends and family.  Take meaningful breaks from behind the wheel.  Set time or income limits each day.  Keep positive thoughts to the front.  Don’t turn to smoking or caffeine to cope, look for healthy...

April 18, 2019April 18, 2019
Where To Pick Up Uber Riders At Luton And Stansted Airports?
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Where To Pick Up Uber Riders At Luton And Stansted Airports?

Where Do You Pick Up Uber Riders at Luton and Stansted Airports?  Luton has two Uber driver waiting areas.  Drivers must be in the waiting areas to get ride requests.  Rides can only be picked up at the airport’s Priority Pick-Up Zone.  Stansted has two Uber driver waiting areas.  Drivers...

April 17, 2019April 17, 2019
Where To Pick Up Passengers At Heathrow and Gatwick Airport?
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Where To Pick Up Passengers At Heathrow and Gatwick Airport?

Where Do You Pick Up Uber Riders at Heathrow and Gatwick?  Heathrow has one Uber driver waiting area called the AVA.  Drivers must be in the AVA to get ride requests.  Rides can only be picked up at Heathrow short-term car parks.  Each car park has a specified pick-up zone. ...

April 11, 2019April 17, 2019