Taxi drivers could be forced to take a tough quiz on local landmarks and street names before being allowed to work in Perth and Kinross.
Dundee taxi drivers with medical conditions may be hit with a £50 bill or to be exempt from a law requiring them to assist disabled passengers - or face criminal charges.
A taxi driver whose treatment by Fife councillors was slated by a judge, has called for a change in the licensing process.
Plans to delegate powers for the emergency suspension of taxi driver licences to a three-strong panel have been blocked by Angus councillors.
Leading trade union officials have criticised Dundee City Council over a lack of public toilets.
Dundee's most notorious speed bumps will be toned down after an independent assessor backed drivers' calls for them to be changed.