Several Doncaster taxi drivers suspended after police spot-checks

A total of five taxis were suspended for defects during the checks, which took placebetween 6.30pm and 9.30pm.

A total of five taxis were suspended for defects during the checks, which took placebetween 6.30pm and 9.30pm.

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A number of Doncaster taxi drivers have been suspended for defects identified on their vehicles, after police carried out spot-checks last night.

A total of five taxis were suspended for defects during the checks, which took place between 6.30pm and 9.30pm.

South Yorkshire Police confirmed that over 80 taxis were checked by officers during the operation.

A spokesman said on social media: "#DoncasterSpecials, #OpsSpecials & @MyDoncaster spot check Taxi Op to ensure your journey is safe. 80+ checked, 5 suspended for defects."