An investigation by ITV has revealed many women are still taking risks on nights out by getting into unlicensed cabs to get home.
ITV placed hidden cameras in an ordinary car to see whether anyone would choose to travel home in an illegal taxi.
A number of people chose the unlicensed cab option in Birmingham City Centre because of their cheaper prices.
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A rather cloudy morning with outbreaks of rain easing. It will then turn brighter during the afternoon with sunny spells.
Cloudy with mist, hill fog and occasional rain or showers. Some bright spells forming during the day with a few showers, heavy in places.
Increasingly cloudier conditions will spread in from the east overnight. Outbreaks of rain are then likely later.