mickybar wrote:Am I contributing to kill the black cab business? I don't think so, because I'd rather wait for a night bus rather than spending £20-30 on a short ride home. So, if my choice is really damaging a business, is rather TFL business.
Jane Druid st wrote:I unfortunately know of black cabbies which don't declare past history. Not very nice people.
When arrested give other people names address ?
Years ago black cabs like police where honest trust worthy, no longer case!
Why should people not have choice for so long black cabs had all their way!
Now like gas/ electric people are not monopolised by having to use certain services !
sjac wrote:Uber is fantastic: you can track everything online, including your car's location, the driver, the route taken, and an estimate of the fare (which is based on the distance travelled and the time taken - not sure how else you should calculate this?).
Tattie wrote:sjac wrote:Uber is fantastic: you can track everything online, including your car's location, the driver, the route taken, and an estimate of the fare (which is based on the distance travelled and the time taken - not sure how else you should calculate this?).
You can do this with GET Taxi - works a treat and gets a blackcab to come to you.... Personally I do not use Uber mainly because I travel a lot in the dark hours of the day and if I have to go in a car with a bloke I don't know I'd rather it be one of Tom Pepper's mates...
Tom Pepper wrote:when we were all a lot younger, (my taxi driver friends and I), we would regularly meet in The Red Cow, (sadly now defunct), on a Saturday night, with girls who looked as if they'd stepped off the cover of Vogue on our elbows, every one of which we had hooked with our smooth Cockney chat when they had been a paying guest in the back of our cabs.
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