GALLERY: V Cars drivers carry out strike action at Groundwell offices

By Ben Fitzgerald - 16 April 2018


Taxi drivers from V Cars carried out  a protest today outside the company’s offices at Groundwell to show their dissatisfaction at how they are being treated.

This comes after software issues caused chaos for drivers after the introduction of a new app called icabbi. Since its introduction the app has allegedly caused issues for customers and drivers alike with the meter not correctly pricing up fares.

Over the past couple of weeks the company which owns V Cars - Veezu - has come under pressure and has vowed to tackle the problem head on.



V Cars was last year taken over by the group owned by Veezu, a company which established itself in 2013.

It is alleged that several drivers have left the firm, and that others fear for their jobs.

©Calyx Picture Agency V Cars drivers protest outside the company's offices on Groundwell.




Your Comments

How many drivers are out and what constitutes a strike if you are self imployd?
Looks more like a photo call than a picket.I'm sure they made the time up after the link left.

Posted: 16 April 2018, 8.54PM by: Mark

There would of been a lot more drivers there if they didn’t get lost

Posted: 16 April 2018, 9.10PM by: Tony

Drivers are not 100% self employed as vcar acts as.middleman and.gets paid by providing jobs for a fee drivers hence not entirely self.employed

Posted: 16 April 2018, 10.22PM by: Khan

Drivers are not 100% self employed as v cars provide jobs for a.fee paid by driver's

Posted: 16 April 2018, 10.24PM by: Khan

What's the current situation, how many are not working?

Posted: 17 April 2018, 1.02PM by: Mark

Lol lol off you go you silly idiots!! What was you all thinking you Muppets....get ya green form and do one Lol

Posted: 17 April 2018, 2.32PM by: R3dm3n

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