London Cab

A hackney or hackney carriage (also called a cab, black cab, hack or London taxi) is a carriage or automobile for hire. A hackney of a more expensive or high class was called a remise.In England, the name hackney carriage today refers to a taxicab licensed by the Public Carriage Office in Greater London or by the local authority (non-metropolitan district councils or unitary authorities) in other parts of Great Britain, or by the Department of the Environment in Northern Ireland.In the United States, the police department of the city of Boston has a Hackney Carriage Unit, analogous to taxicab regulators in other cities, that issues Hackney Carriage medallions to its taxi operators.
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  • British car service Addison Lee takes aim at Uber in a new campaign

    … from beginning to end,” said Peter Boucher, chief commercial officer of Addison Lee. Having been established in 1975, the cab firm is choosing legacy media to give it a leg-up. Its media agency Unique Digital will run its ads over a three-week period in The Evening Standard and The Metro, two top commuter newspaper titles. It will also take over…

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