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The ideaYourTaximeter is a free online service that tells you exactly how much your taxi will cost before you get in it. The calculations are based on the fares set by the councils across the UK, taking every aspect of the tariff information into account: date, time, passengers, surcharges.
So good; even taxi companies use itOur calculator has proved to be so accurate that many taxi companies now use it when quoting prices for customers.
Licence plate lookupWe also offer a service that allows the general public to enter any car registration plate and check whether it's a licensed taxi instantly using data from the councils themselves. We support 58 districts nationwide including Liverpool, Exeter, Sheffield, Blackpool, Northampton and Manchester. It's the only service of its kind.
Taxi numbersWith every journey, we'll check to see if we have a taxi number in our database for you to call. For taxi companies, there's free registration for free advertising to thousands of punters.
The brainsYourTaximeter was founded in 2010 by Tom Macmichael and has been in full development since 2011. The team, based in Hertfordshire, behind the site is small but mighty.
Tom - managing director - University of Edinburgh
James - app development - University of Birmingham
Bruce - consultant - University of Cambridge
Harry - legal - University of Southampton