Call Rate To 03 Numbers

Calls to 03 numbers cost no more than a national rate call to an 01 or 02 number and must count towards any inclusive minutes in the same way as 01 and 02 calls.

Calls to this number may be recorded for training and monitoring and quality control purposes.
Taxi Newsroom
  • 26/05/2017

    Yorkshire Drivers Protest Wild West Conditions

    Yorkshire Drivers Protest Wild West Conditions

    Yorkshire Drivers Protest Wild West Conditions

    Drivers in Yorkshire are protesting against what they consider an oversaturation of private hire and minicabs operating in the region. 

    Demonstrators in Leeds and York say that an influx of out-of-town drivers has stretched the local market to capacity, with the influx of new competition forcing many drivers to work longer shifts for lower wages.

    The GMB union says that the number of licenses granted in the region has grown rapidly in recent months, and likened working conditions for drivers during peak times to the “wild west”.

    In a statement released by the union, national officer Max Rix said: “The vast majority of drivers in the trades of both taxi and minicabs are professional drivers, and operate strictly in accordance with their licensing requirements. However, because of the huge surge in licences being issued there is now over-capacity, where drivers are being encouraged by their operators to work hundreds of miles from where they are licensed.”

    "Many operators are refusing to recognise the safety risks they are placing on drivers due to excessive hours working. There is no national database for drivers, operators or enforcement officers. Unfortunately the Government does not recognise there is a problem, which in the main is of their making."

    The protests in Yorkshire come as part of a larger planned national demonstration, with drivers looking to create awareness of the tough conditions they often have to face. These demonstrations follow similar statements from drivers in other parts of the UK, such as the concerns expressed by those working in South Lanarkshire last month.

Why The Taxi Centre?

Nationwide Service

The Taxi Centre offers free delivery to any mainland address


Finance Experts

75+ years experience in the industry


Friendly Team

Providing you with the best service


Customer Aftercare

Supplying vehicles based on quality, reliability and most of all customer care