Hull’s great taxi driver shortage is causing delays, cancellations and…

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Hull’s great taxi driver shortage is causing delays, cancellations and…

Hull’s great taxi driver shortage is causing delays, cancellations and long waits
2021-08-25 18:36:00
Hull taxi ranks are struggling with the demand of life being “back to normal”. Drivers are feeling the strain as the public enjoys pubs, restaurants and shopping once again. Read more: New taxi service for lonely people launching in Hull Hull Cars shared an update on social media apologising to customers for interruptions due to a staff shortage. It comes as customers face delayed journeys, cancelled trips, or waits lasting many hours. Hull Cars has issued an apology to their customers after struggling with recent demand (Image: Google Maps) In a post on social media Hull Cars said: “To all our valued customers, have you tried to order a taxi over the last weeks to be told we had nothing available? You may have tried to call us at a busy time, only to find your call was not answered for several minutes? “Have you tried to book a car on the app only to find that it was not working correctly? Have you ordered a taxi from us and found that it arrived later than you had booked?” The firm continued: “These are all symptoms of the shortage of taxi drivers, not just here at Hull Cars or our competitors in the city, but of taxi operators right across the country. To sign up for the Hull Live newsletter, click here. “We have also seen a spike in demand as customers now want to socialise and catch up on lost time seeing family and friends. Buses are also still relatively empty because the general public are still not confident travelling in large groups. “Hull Cars thank you for your continued patience and support.” The taxi rank added that they are “trying our best” to hire new drivers as soon as possible to bring

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