Sidmouth taxi drivers spot check warning

PUBLISHED: 17:15 26 February 2009 | UPDATED: 08:36 18 June 2010

SIDMOUTH taxis will have on-the-spot safety checks following a crackdown on Exmouth taxi drivers. On Friday, February 20 East Devon District Council s Licensing Service and police uncovered a worrying catalogue of faults ranging from minor defects to com

SIDMOUTH taxis will have on-the-spot safety checks following a crackdown on Exmouth taxi drivers.

On Friday, February 20 East Devon District Council's Licensing Service and police uncovered a worrying catalogue of faults ranging from minor defects to complete un-roadworthiness.

A total of 29 taxis were checked and 10 drivers were issued with prohibition notices. Taxi drivers in Sidmouth are now being warned to make sure their taxis are road-worthy.

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