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Card and contactless payments will be accepted by London taxis, the Mayor of London and TfL have announced.
They confirmed they will take forward proposals requiring all London taxis to accept card payments, including contactless, from October 2016.
The plans have been drawn up after a consultation earlier this year found that 86% of respondents backed proposals for card acceptance, with 68% agreeing that passengers should also be able to pay using contactless payments.
This is great news for the millions of people who use London's world famous black cabs. This move will boost business for cabbies and bring the trade into the 21st century by enabling quicker and more convenient journeys for customers."
London is increasingly a cashless city, with people using cards to pay for all aspects of their daily life - including transport. We are seeing more and more people use contactless payments on our network, and mandating card payments in taxis will mean customers no longer have to consider how they might pay for a journey before getting into a taxi.
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Drivers of a nervous disposition - please look away. A stunt driver in Surrey has broken the world record for the tightest parallel park in reverse.
Alastair Moffatt squeezed the Mini Cooper in between cars at the birthplace of British motorsport, Brooklands racing circuit.
He left a gap of just 34 centimetres!
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