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Minister: Working Together For Cruise Season

Minister: Working Together For Cruise Season

The Minister of Tourism Development and Transport, Shawn Crockwell said he “would like to remind public service vehicle operators [taxi drivers and minibus operators] of the importance of working together during our busy cruise ship season and that they must comply with their respective regulations and the terms of their permits.” “The... Read more of this article

Elbow Beach Hosts “Taxi Appreciation” Event

Elbow Beach Hosts “Taxi Appreciation” Event

The Island’s taxi drivers were recognised this week at a Taxi Appreciation Event at Elbow Beach for the important contribution they make to the tourism and hospitality industries. The event on Tuesday celebrated the important role that taxi drivers play as ambassadors for Bermuda. The approximately 65 attendees enjoyed drinks and hors d’oeuvres... Read more of this article

73 Year Old Taxi Driver Pleads Guilty To DUI

73 Year Old Taxi Driver Pleads Guilty To DUI

Appearing in Magistrates Court yesterday [Apr 21], 73-year-old taxi driver Neville Smith pleaded guilty to driving whilst the level of alcohol in his blood exceeded the legal limit. The Prosecutor told Magistrate Khamisi Tokunbo that Mr Smith had been involved in a collision with another car on Camp Road in Warwick late night on 18th April. Police... Read more of this article

Taxi Overturns, Crashes Into Pole, Power Out

Taxi Overturns, Crashes Into Pole, Power Out

BELCO is working to restore power in Devonshire this evening [April 21] after a 40-year-old taxi driver collided with a street pole at around 10.20pm, resulting in the car overturning in the road and power being knocked out. A police spokesperson said, “At 10:21pm, first responders attended a report of a single vehicle road traffic collision that... Read more of this article

BTOA Raise Objections To Scooter Tour Plans

BTOA Raise Objections To Scooter Tour Plans

The President of the Bermuda Taxi Owners Association [BTOA] raised concerns about the plans to introduce three-wheel scooter tours, saying he sees it as “Government allowing just another slap in the face for the taxi industry,” and “for them to be used island-wide while giving a scenic tour is ludicrous.” Earlier this week,... Read more of this article

Collision Involving Bus And Taxi On Front Street

Collision Involving Bus And Taxi On Front Street

[Updated] At approximately 12 noon today [March 10] there was a collision involving a bus and a taxi on on Front Street in Hamilton, resulting in damage to both vehicles.  Traffic was reduced to one lane as police, fire and ambulance personnel attended the scene. Further details are limited at this time, however we will update if able. Update Mar 11,... Read more of this article

Intoxicated Female Walks Away From Taxi Fare

Intoxicated Female Walks Away From Taxi Fare

Police are appealing for assistance in locating a female who, in what was apparently an intoxicated state, walked away from a taxi driver in the early hours of Saturday morning. A police spokesperson said, “Police responded to an incident that took place at 1am on Saturday February 14th on Harbour Road in the area of Burnt House Hill. “Upon... Read more of this article

BTOA Expresses Concern Over Rumble Strips

BTOA Expresses Concern Over Rumble Strips

[Updated with Ministry's response] The President of the Bermuda Taxi Owners Association [BTOA] has raised concerns about the rumble strips recently placed on East Broadway, saying the strips have caused “meters to malfunction” and “wheels to become misaligned.” “Those rumble strips are of a grave concern to the industry... Read more of this article

Collision Involving Car & Taxi In Hamilton Parish

Collision Involving Car & Taxi In Hamilton Parish

A 55-year-old taxi driver was taken to hospital for treatment of neck and back pain after his taxi collided with a car on North Shore Road in Hamilton parish this morning. A police spokesperson said, “Around 11:15am on Monday, December 15th first responders were dispatched to a reported two vehicle collision on North Shore Road in Hamilton parish... Read more of this article

Motorcycle & Taxi Collide in Hamilton Parish

Motorcycle & Taxi Collide in Hamilton Parish

First responders were dispatched to the scene of a two vehicle collision on Harrington Sound Road yesterday [Nov 2] after an accident involving a taxi and a motorcycle. A police spokesperson said, “Around 5.00pm on Sunday, November 2, first responders were dispatched to a reported two vehicle collision on Harrington Sound Road in Hamilton Parish... Read more of this article

Taxi Lands On Side Following Sandys Collision

Taxi Lands On Side Following Sandys Collision

Three visitors to the island, including a 10 year old girl, were taken to hospital after the taxi they were traveling in was involved in a collision yesterday afternoon [Sept 15] in Sandys, which resulted in the taxi landing on its side. A police spokesperson said, “Around 3:30pm on Monday, September 15th first responders were dispatched to a... Read more of this article

Fairmont To Host Taxi Driver Open House

Fairmont To Host Taxi Driver Open House

On Wednesday, September 10, The Fairmont Hamilton Princess will host an open house for Bermuda taxi drivers. The all-day event will run from 8:30am – 4pm and will give taxi drivers the opportunity to tour the hotel and see the renovations to date, enjoy some refreshments and get up-to-date information on the hotel. “Many of the taxi drivers are... Read more of this article

Woman In ICU After Taxi & Motorcycle Collision

Woman In ICU After Taxi & Motorcycle Collision

[Updated] A female motorcyclist is in the Intensive Care Unit following a collision between her motorcycle and a taxi last night [Aug 2] on Parsons Road. A police spokesperson said, “First responders attended a report of a road traffic collision between a motorcycle and a taxi, that took place on Parsons Road near Deep Dale West at 11:28pm last... Read more of this article