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Collision Involving Taxi On Knapton Hill

Collision Involving Taxi On Knapton Hill

A collision took place on Knapton Hill this afternoon [June 29] which resulted in a taxi crashing into the bushes. The Police attended the scene, the taxi was removed by a truck at around 2.30pm and it does not appear that anyone was injured in the collision. Further details are limited at this time, however we will update if able. Related... Read more of this article

Fairmont Hosts Taxi Drivers Appreciation Event

Fairmont Hosts Taxi Drivers Appreciation Event

Fairmont Southampton hosted an event this morning [June 1] in appreciation of professional taxi and minibus drivers in Bermuda. Local drivers at two locations — Dockyard and the Great Sound Lawn at Fairmont Southampton — were invited to drive-by for a complimentary boxed breakfast with beverages, fresh fruit and delicious pastries from the... Read more of this article

Court: Man Disqualified & Fined After Collision

Court: Man Disqualified & Fined After Collision

Appearing in Magistrates Court today [May 6], a 63-year-old taxi driver was disqualified from driving for two years and fined $1,500 for driving without due care on 23rd November 2015. Mr Terry Flood admitted driving without due care and attention which resulted in him striking a motorcyclist at the traffic lights at the junction of Church and Parliament... Read more of this article

HITCH Mobile App Completes 2000 Taxi Rides

HITCH Mobile App Completes 2000 Taxi Rides

Last week HITCH — Bermuda’s first pre-arranged taxi booking app that puts passengers in direct contact with taxi operators — completed its 2000th ride. HITCH was launched on December 14, 2015 and was awarded “Most Innovative Mobile Application” in the 2015 TechAwards. Since its launch, over 1,500 residents and visitors have registered... Read more of this article

Two Vehicles Damaged At Collision In Paget

Two Vehicles Damaged At Collision In Paget

Emergency services responded to a collision involving two vehicles that occurred on Middle Road in Paget near the junction with Manse Road at approximately 10.00pm tonight [Jan 19]. We unofficially understand that there were no reported injuries to any of the vehicle occupants although both the car and taxi received some damage. The Bermuda Fire and... Read more of this article

Taxi Driver Robbed By Knife-Wielding Suspect

Taxi Driver Robbed By Knife-Wielding Suspect

Around 11:30pm on Thursday [Jan 14] Police responded to a report of a robbery in Southampton, in which two males brandished a knife at a taxi driver and demanded the driver hand over money. A police spokesperson said, “Around 11:30pm on Thursday 14th January 2016, Police responded to a report of a robbery on South Road, Southampton near the Gulfstream... Read more of this article

Young Entrepreneurs Launch Taxi Booking App

Young Entrepreneurs Launch Taxi Booking App

HITCH Limited have introduced Bermuda’s first pre-arranged taxi booking app. Available on the Apple App Store and Google Play, HITCH puts passengers in direct contact with drivers, providing “on-demand, safe, and reliable service”. A spokesperson said, “HITCH is an app developed by a group of young entrepreneurs specifically for... Read more of this article

New Bermuda Taxi Booking App Set To Launch

New Bermuda Taxi Booking App Set To Launch

HITCH — a new app which allows you to book taxis — is set to launch, with the promo saying that the app “allows passengers to create an account, book taxis, split fares, and process transactions electronically, completely eliminating the need to carry cash.” The company said, “HITCH is Bermuda’s first prearranged taxi... Read more of this article

BTA & ACBDA Seek To Engage Taxi Industry

BTA & ACBDA Seek To Engage Taxi Industry

The Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] invites all taxi owners and operators to a series of America’s Cup briefings dedicated to their industry. On Thursday, October 8, BTA officials will provide four convenient 30-minute sessions designed to show appreciation for, and share information with, taxi drivers. The sessions will take place at Bermuda Underwater... Read more of this article

22-Year-Old Man Jailed For Not Paying Taxi Fare

22-Year-Old Man Jailed For Not Paying Taxi Fare

Appearing in Magistrates Court today, 22-year-old Stevon Swan-Richardson was sentenced to four months in prison after he pleaded guilty to not paying a $68 taxi fare on 9th September 2015. Crown Prosecutor Ms Maria Sofianos told Magistrate Khamisi Tokunbo that Swan-Richardson and two others had taken the cab from Robert’s Ave to Ice Queen in Paget... Read more of this article

Two Males Arrested After Taxi Driver Robbed

Two Males Arrested After Taxi Driver Robbed

Two males — aged 13 and 22 — have been arrested after a taxi driver was robbed by three males who were brandishing what the police termed blunt objects and a bladed article. A police spokesperson said, “Around 12:10am on Tuesday, June 9th police received a report of a robbery. It appears that around 11:50pm Monday, June 8th a taxi... Read more of this article

Photos: Fairmont Hosts Taxi Appreciation Event

Photos: Fairmont Hosts Taxi Appreciation Event

Fairmont Southampton hosted a taxi appreciation event yesterday [May 21] which saw taxi drivers invited to drive-by for a boxed breakfast and beverages, along with a small gift. Over 100 breakfasts were served, with a few Fairmont Southampton colleagues travelling to Dockyard to serve the drivers waiting to collect passengers of the recently-docked... Read more of this article

Taxi Driver Ambassadors Honoured By Church

Taxi Driver Ambassadors Honoured By Church

The New Life Church of Nazarene on Collector’s Hill in Smiths, lead by Rev. Dr. Ernest Peets Jr, held a special service for seven of the island’s Taxi Driver Ambassadors on May 3, calling them “a few of Bermuda’s unsung heroes.” The service honoured David Fox, Edward Woolridge, Henry Llewelyn Phipps, Hadley Woolridge, Clarkson... Read more of this article