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Taxi Tales · 1Y ago

Itsy Bitsy

I don't mind spiders at all, they just don't bother me, but going by the reactions I have had in the back of the cab lately, they sure do bother some people. Apparently, I have had a spider ...
Taxi Tales · 1Y ago

Sign of The Times

I picked lots of noisy kids up this week, it's the week before the schools go back and so it's the last minute rush for school uniforms. One woman was totally oblivious to her three unruly b...
Taxi Tales · 1Y ago

Pub or Home

It was a slow Sunday with few rural runs but two jobs stand out from today.The first was from Walney Island, I got to the address and was waiting for a minute or two when a guy walked down t...
Taxi Tales · 1Y ago

Muck Magnet

As I pulled up outside an address to pick up a fare today I noticed a big black dirty oil patch outside and so I parked just past it to save my fare walking through it and messing the car up...
Taxi Tales · 1Y ago

Lament

Overseas readers might know an operator as a dispatcher.OPERATORS LAMENTWe sit behind glass windows like being in a goldfish bowlSat glued to our seats looking at our consoleTaking calls gal...
Taxi Tales · 1Y ago

Brown Eyes

I had picked my very first job of the day up this morning at about 7.30 am and it was to be just a short ride into town, I was talking away with the fare when I saw a guy with a loose dog on...
Taxi Tales · 1Y ago

Dresssenseless

Now you may not believe this but the taxi drivers here in Barrow aren’t really well known for their sense of style. But what with the heat wave which we have been experiencing for the last w...
Taxi Tales · 1Y ago

Testing Time

I went out on a job to a country lane near the small town of Dalton-in-Furness when I got there it was a driving school car which had broken down miles from anywhere. The two passengers want...
Taxi Tales · 1Y ago

Judderbutts

I picked up an old German lady today and a good old stick she is too we were cracking away as we drove along. I was about to turn off down a street when she said “no de judderbutts” this had...
Taxi Tales · 1Y ago

On The Meter

A 15-minute drama, written by Nicholas Hargreaves and Tabitha Konstantine. - We follow the journey of a black cab and it's driver, through three different jobs which are all inspired by true...