Toll hike at Dartford Crossing is “Highway Robbery”

The Government has announced the toll will increase from £1.50 for cars to £2 next year and then to £2.50 the following year. This increase comes despite a previous promise that tolls would be dropped when the crossing was paid for. Roads and drivers will remain vital to help stimulate economic recovery, the AA had warned prior to this week’s Comprehensive Spending Review. Yet capital expenditure on transport will see an 11%...

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MKZ long wheelbase puts Towncar lovers at ease
Oct27

MKZ long wheelbase puts Towncar lovers at ease

U.S Coachbuilder, Royale Limo has revealed stunning images of its latest product which follows the recent announcement of the discontinuing of the Lincoln Towncar. The Hybrid L MKZ by Royale is America’s most fuel-efficient luxury vehicle and by extending the chassis and rear doors, Royale has created the next generation, purpose-built Hybrid Electric luxury chauffeur car. The Hybrid L MKZ offers nearly 95% of the rear leg and...

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NLCA meeting announced to discuss PSV rules

Public Service Vehicle (PSV) Operators from across the UK are being urged to attend the next association meeting to discuss a recent legislation announcement. The National Limousine and Chauffeur Association will be holding the meeting for new and existing members and will be discussing the letters received by operators which highlight the licensing of all vehicles which seat eight passengers or less. Operators have raised concerns...

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Chauffeur Insight leads to unique initiative

A chauffeur from Rosedale Livery Limited has taken initiative to purchase an Amazon Kindle to entertain the company clients while en route to their destination. The Amazon Kindle is a hand held computer that displays reading material such as e-books and e-newspapers from a variety of diverse sources. Prior to investing in the Amazon Kindle, Stefan Dicu would purchase up to six newspapers a day or 1,800 newspapers annually plus dozens...

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Plans for Limo Convoy 2011 discussed
Oct25

Plans for Limo Convoy 2011 discussed

Three years after the first limousine convoy hit Blackpool in 2007, discussions are underway on the development of the next charity event. Organisers of the first convoy managed to gather hundreds of limousines from around the country which measured a mile in length making it a new world record. Thousands of pounds was also raised for local charities during the convoy. Now, the limousine industry is being invited to have their say on...

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Operators urged not to panic over new PSV rules

Thousands of letters and emails have been issued to Public Service Vehicle operators across the UK to warn of new rules which could change the face of the UK’s industry. The Vehicle Operator and Services Authority has released details of the latest legislation which forces any operator running vehicles with eight seats or less to get licensed by their local authority. The notices are also telling businesses, “If you do not intend to...

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