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No not at all

Ive seen black cabs for sale including plate so why not private hire

 

 

Ash where are you

 

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if you buy a black cab or a phv you still have to take the SCC taxi test to use it legally. plated or not the plate only allows you to use maybe ranks or other things

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Im looking at buying a private hire vehicle after christmas if anyone is selling one or knows of one for sale

 

Give me a shout when you want to buy one, and have a facebook account. There is a forum on there, and there are always PHVs for sale or rent.

 

Cant i buy a car with the private hire plate aready on it ??

 

Yes you can. You have to be licensed to drive it though.

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Give me a shout when you want to buy one, and have a facebook account. There is a forum on there, and there are always PHVs for sale or rent.

 

 

 

Yes you can. You have to be licensed to drive it though.

 

Thanks Ash i will get in touch after christmas

Ive had the license for 18 months but just haven't used it

Cheers

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Been using the City Taxi smartphone app recently. Just as good as UBER and can always get one (unlike UBER). Had great service from them recently

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Thanks Ash i will get in touch after christmas

Ive had the license for 18 months but just haven't used it

Cheers

 

I wouldn't bother to be honest.

 

I've made a loss the last 3 weeks, back today and 4th job someone thrown up all over my back seats, so another night lost.

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Is anyone else finding the taxi service to Crookes very poor? There are 2-3 minute waits to book a taxi and when you get through there is s 45 minute wait. We never had problems on this scale with Eagle or Mercury.

 

Is it just Crookes they are saying there are no taxis in the area?

 

Is there an alternative taxi company?

 

Will Uber be any better?

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Do taxis run xmas day? I'm staying in Sheffield a few days and may need one to get from family to a hotel. Cheers.

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Yep taxis will be working.

 

Usually it's just normal fare plus £2 which, IMO is good value.

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Yep taxis will be working.

 

Usually it's just normal fare plus £2 which, IMO is good value.

 

Nice one!

 

Cheers.

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Been using the City Taxi smartphone app recently. Just as good as UBER and can always get one (unlike UBER).

I've started using that a bit more of late. It's pretty good IMO.

 

I like the GPS "track your cab" function which seems to work pretty well. Also the ability to add a note to the driver, in case I'm somewhere that might be a bit awkward to find.

 

Not used Uber at all yet, although I should probably give them a try at some point.

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3 taxis last night, all Uber. One free, no surge and no x1.5 ! Eccy rd to town £3.80, mate got a City car £7! Love some competition.

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In case people don't know. It's fare + half this year for City.

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