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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
Just Married
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Just Married

FRONT SEAT – On the Streets with INSHUR Drivers Worldwide This issue – Sidhar. London, UK. Just Married. It was just another day in Uxbridge. I’d taken a few locals across town, dropped two tourists at the Battle of Britain Bunker, been out to the industrial park and was now cruising near the university waiting...

April 17, 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
How much is Private Hire Insurance in the UK?
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How much is Private Hire Insurance in the UK?

How much is Private Hire insurance in the UK? Depending on your experience, years without claims, convictions, car details or other important information, prices do vary. Private hire insurance could cost between £1500 and £3500 per year for comprehensive private hire insurance cover. Can usually be paid yearly, quarterly or monthly. Prices for shorter term insurance can...

March 8, 2019April 9, 2019
The Lucky Charmer
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The Lucky Charmer

Front Seat On the streets with INSHUR drivers worldwide This issue – Darra, Brighton, UK.   The Lucky Charmer. During my years as a taxi driver, I’ve acted as counsellor to my passengers quite a few times. Usually, this involves a sympathetic ear and reassuring murmurs. Occasionally, I’ve supplied a tissue for the tears of...

March 4, 2019April 17, 2019
PHV Changes that could effect you
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PHV Changes that could effect you

PHV Changes – Suggestion Box Some Big Changes To The PHV Industry May Be Coming On Stream In September 2018, the Department of Transport published a report based on recommendations from a group of  experts representing the Taxi and PHV industry. These ideas could soon become UK law. Here’s a quick look at some of...

February 17, 2019April 4, 2019
Guide Dogs and Assistance Dogs That Can Ride with Passengers in Taxis/Ubers
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Guide Dogs and Assistance Dogs That Can Ride with Passengers in Taxis/Ubers

Don’t Lock The Guide Dogs Out. Treat Man’s Best Friend Like Any Other Passenger There are more than 7000 registered Guide and Assistance Dogs in the UK, and you may not know it, but it’s against the law to refuse a passenger because they’re accompanied by one. These animals are not pets, they’re essential helpers....

February 17, 2019April 4, 2019
It’s A Small World
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It’s A Small World

Front Seat On the streets with INSHUR drivers worldwide This issue – George B, Portsmouth, UK. It’s a small world. Every taxi driver has a front seat story about a fare who knew someone they knew. Sometimes they may even be related. However, it’s unusual for that link to cross nations, decades and reach right...

February 11, 2019February 11, 2019