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Glasgow taxi driver suspended after ignoring wheelchair user who was next in line at rank

Image: Twitter Anne-Marie

Heavily pregnant woman pleads with minicab driver to stop using his phone behind the wheel but he refuses A heavily pregnant woman pleaded to her driver of Skyline Taxi's to stop using his phone while driving her on a journey on the A5 towards Bletchley. Fearing for her life and that of her unborn child, AnneMarie, from Milton Keynes, who is eight months pregnant, spotted her driver holding his phone while driving and then refused to put it down when she asked, leaving her in a panic. As reported by the Milton Keynes Citizen, Anne-Marie said she became very emotional at the fact he could have killed her and her unborn baby and himself. She said she was completely disgusted not only at the man's 'illegal driving' but also with his manner when asked to not use his mobile phone.

irresponsible driver, posting a picture of his blatant act of stupidity. Anne-Marie posted: “Yet another disappointing service from @Skylinetaxis in Milton Keynes...this was AFTER I asked for him to put his phone down and had informed the driver I’m pregnant.” The incident has been reported to the police along with a complaint against the taxi firm and Aylesbury Vale District Council (AVDC).

Anne Marie added: “The driver was aggressive the whole journey and it was very uncomfortable. ”It’s just ignorant and careless behaviour.”

It has been reported that the accused driver has been suspended by Skyline Taxi's while investigations take The 27-year-old mum-to-be took to Twitter to blast the place.

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