Several Doncaster taxi drivers suspended after police spot-checks

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

Saturday, 22nd October 2016, 5:25 pm
Updated Tuesday, 25th October 2016, 4:49 pm
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 place between 6.30pm and 9.30pm.

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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."