Text-a-taxi

16 12 2007

A scheme to help deaf and hard of hearing people live more independent lives has been operating in Teesside for a few months.

The Middlesbrough Deaf Centre has teamed up with taxi operator Blue Line Taxis to help deaf people get out and about without relying on relatives. Deaf people can now send a text message to the operator by dialling 0795 873 0076 and requesting a taxi.

The service will then text back to say when the taxi will arrive. It is available seven days a week.

Why isn’t this service available in London? It’s a simple one to put in place and would benefit so many people.

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