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New law says all Northern Irish taxis must have a meter

While we are used to seeing taxis fitted with a meter in the cabin it seems that this is not the case throughout the country, with Northern Ireland drivers working with charge sheets up until now. While many drivers have been working with the traditional black meter...

Insurance Premium Tax (IPT) to rise to 10%

While the AA recently advised against an increase in Insurance Premium Tax (IPT) the Chancellor has now confirmed the hike, taking the rate from 9.5% to 10% on Saturday. Being applied to most general insurance policies bought in the UK the increase will have the...

Uber driver assaulted by rival taxi drivers 

It is no secret that Uber drivers and traditional drivers are rivals, with the professional competition often getting out of hand. With riots in the streets of London in previous years it did seem that things were starting to cool down, with healthy competition adding...

Top 5 car insurance add-on products

If you are on the search for car insurance then you will no doubt spend a considerable amount of time comparing and contrasting deals, wanting to gain a clearer idea of what you could get for your money. At High Gear we are all about offering an honest service, not...