Edinburgh private hire caught by police breaching licence by smoking in vehicle

Police in the Capital caught a private hire taxi driver breaching several licence conditions.

By Rachel Mackie
Wednesday, 18th November 2020, 7:21 am
Updated Wednesday, 18th November 2020, 7:24 am

The driver was caught smoking in the vehicle and was unable to produce insurance documents when asked.

The private hire taxi was also waiting near a taxi rank for their next pre-booked fare, which is also a breach of conditions.

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The driver was caught smoking in the taxi.

Police have reported this driver to the Procurator Fiscal and the taxi office.

The driver was caught by the Police National Motorcycle Unit who caught the private hire taxi on George Street.

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