Essential Items for New Taxi Drivers

Taxi drivers

Whenever somebody starts a new job, being well prepared is a must. Having the right equipment or tools that make the job easier is a sure fire way to help the first few weeks and months go as smoothly as possible.

With taxi driving, many new drivers may be thinking that just because they have their London taxi, they are ready to hit the roads. However, there are a number of accessories that are available to help the fledgling taxi driver:

Money Bags

Every taxi driver will be handling cash on a daily basis. Making sure everything is organised and secure is vital. To do this, new taxi drivers are recommended to purchase a taxi driver money bag, which will keep all cash and notes away from thieves and make sure coins or notes are not misplaced due to poor organisation.

All of these items along with a number of other accessories are important pieces of kit that every new taxi driver must own. Buying these items will require you to shell out a fair amount of money. One way to prevent this outlay from become more than you can afford is to purchase a cab driver starter pack, which actually contains all of these items plus more for a discounted price.

Receipt Pads

Many customers these days require receipts and having a quality receipt book to hand is vital to make you look professional and reliable. Remember that many people will want to claim back taxi fares on their expenses so they will want and expect a decent receipt, not just a note on a scrap of paper. These receipt pads can be purchased online from taxi accessory shops and are a very good investment.

Try saving yourself some money by looking out for taxi starter packs that usually include a number of items at a cheaper price than it would cost buying them individually.

No Smoking Stickers

It is against the law to smoke in a place of work, and that includes in a taxi. By law you must display a no smoking sign of the correct size and design. These stickers are often easy to buy and relatively inexpensive, either separately or as part of a specialist taxi driver starter pack.

David Hurd is the owner of Taxi-Mart, the only place where you will find everything you could possibly need for your taxi. Our Taxi-Mart site has been selling taxis to drivers for over 4 years and now our Taxi-Mart shop has been launched to provide everything you might need to accessorise your taxi.

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