Kent

Kent Police warn unlicensed taxi drivers in Dartford

Two drivers have been formally warned by police after acting as taxis in Dartford despite being unlicensed.

The pair were also advised further action would be taken against them if they committed the offence again, the borough council said.

Advertisements for unlicensed taxi services were discovered in shop windows in the town following complaints from the public.

Dartford's residents have been reminded to check that cabs are safe.

Councillor Dave Hammock said: "Cab users should always remember to hire their cab from a reputable company and if they're not happy - don't get in and report it to the police."

"We do all we can to ensure illegal unlicensed cabs are not operating in the borough."

Shopkeepers have been asked to remove the advertisement cards from their windows by Kent Police and Dartford's Community Safety Unit (CSU).

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