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Travelers warned to avoid bogus taxi services at airports

TRAVELERS have been urged to avoid fake taxi operators at King Shaka International Airport, Cape Town International Airport and OR Tambo International Airport. The warning comes from Airports Company South Africa (ACSA) which is teaming up with law enforcement to crack down on illegal taxi operators. ACSA spokeswoman Refentse Shinners has urged passengers to pre-book […]

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New driving law could leave Canterbury taxi drivers ‘out of work’ without electric vehicles

Abe Housein, 58, has been a taxi driver in Canterbury for 24 years but may have to give up if a proposed ban materializes later this year. Canterbury City Council is phasing out petrol and diesel vehicles as it strives to have only electric taxis by 2030. From August, the authority will refuse to issue […]

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(Hello Africa) Rwanda promotes electric mobility with motorbikes used for taxi services-Xinhua

Motorbike taxi drivers drive motorbikes in Rwanda’s capital Kigali on Feb. 27, 2022. (Xinhua/Martina Fuchs) Electric mobility is all the rage in Rwanda, known as the “land of a thousand hills” in the Great Rift Valley where the African Great Lakes and East Africa converge, with more and more motorbikes being used for taxi services […]

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‘It’s tough, it’s really tough’: Taxi drivers who survived Covid lockdowns are now being hit by rising fuel prices

Taxi drivers described the difficulties they face due to the sharp increase in fuel prices. Gasoline and diesel prices have hit record highs as Russia’s invasion of Ukraine continues to hit oil prices globally. According to the RAC, drivers currently have to pay an average of 155.62 pence per liter of unleaded petrol, 161.28 pence […]

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Taxi drivers stop picking up passengers amid soaring fuel prices

Taxi drivers in London are queuing rather than driving in search of passengers due to soaring diesel prices. Steve McNamara, general secretary of the Licensed Taxi Drivers Association, said “sky-high” fuel prices were having a major impact on the drivers of the 10,000 diesel-powered black cabs on the capital’s roads. Latest figures from data firm […]

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Lagos yellow taxi drivers adopt cashless payment system

Lagos yellow taxi drivers can now collect payment through a digital payment system. Univasa Nigeria Limited, an information technology company, revealed this during a press conference at the headquarters of the Lagos State Taxi Drivers and Taxi Operators Association (LSTDCOA) on Friday. Oshodi, Lagos. The company said that through “Check and Pay”, passengers hailing yellow […]

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Ocho Rios taxi drivers want better working conditions – Jamaica Observer

FOR St Ann’s Taxi Drivers operating in the Ocho Rios Transportation Hub, their job has become increasingly difficult over the years since a number of their co-workers decided to no longer work in the hub , but rather to operate at the Rubis service station a short distance away. A visit to the transport hub, […]

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Professional Online Taxi Services Market 2022 Business Strategies, Production and In-Depth Research Study to 2031 | Taiwan News

The latest research report provides a comprehensive assessment of the Online Taxi Services Professionals Market for the forecast year 2022-2031, which is beneficial for businesses irrespective of their size and revenue. This survey report covers key market insights and the industry’s approach towards COVID-19 (Omicron) in the years to come. The Online Taxi Services Professionals […]

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UAE: New control center to monitor and operate taxi services – News

The center also monitors poor driver practices, orients them towards healthy driving and guarantees their commitment and compliance with regulations. By WAM Published: Thu 3 March 2022, 22:42 Sharjah Taxi, part of Sharjah Asset Management Company, the investment arm of the Sharjah government, inaugurated the Sharjah Taxi Control Center on Thursday morning, which will serve […]

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Kirklees taxi drivers say safety policy is ‘pure racism’

Kirklees TAXI drivers have slammed as ‘pure racism’ a council safety policy which could see licenses revoked if drivers rack up more than six penalty points in a year. They say that the authority’s policy of aptitude and beliefs is unjust and akin to “apartheid”. However, Kirklees Council says it is not changing its suitability […]

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Uber will offer free taxi services between Ukraine and Poland to help desperate refugees

The initiative will allow Ukrainians to travel to the Polish cities of Lublin and Rzeszow Uber will offer unlimited free rides between the Ukraine and Poland border in an effort to help people escape the ongoing Russian invasion. Thousands of people are still frantically trying to flee the war, as Vladimir Putin continues his attempts […]

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The taxi app market size is expected to grow at a remarkable rate in the coming years – company ethos

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Kenya: Digital taxi drivers protest CS Gazette non-compliance with regulations

Nairobi – Digital taxi drivers as part of the Digital Taxi Forum (DTF) have taken to the streets to demonstrate the failure of the Cabinet Secretary (CS) for Transport to publish in the Official Gazette the Digital Phone Service Regulations (Rules TNC 2022) which had been adopted by the Senate Labor Committee chaired by Senator […]

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Global Taxi Services Market 2021 Business Standards and Competition Landscape 2027 – BMW Group, Didi Chuxing, Daimler, Lyft – business ethics

In his extensive research Global taxi services market from 2021 to 2027the MarketsandResearch.biz examines recent market trends and industry growth for the projected years. It also provides information about market volume, value and growth rate. Each market category has been carefully analyzed and given in the study with regards to market segmentation. The significant potential […]

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Taxi Apps Market Size, Historical Growth, Analysis to 2027 – Business Ethics

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Taxi Services Market to Witness Huge Growth by 2029

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Taxi drivers cancel trips on Chandigarh-Zirakpur section during rush hour: The Tribune India

Tribune press service Gaurav KanthwalZirakpur, February 27 Due to frequent traffic jams and long journeys, taxi drivers have been canceling trips on the Chandigarh-Zirkapur highway for some time, locals say. Read also : Open doors: What needs to be done to smooth traffic on the Chandigarh-Zirakpur section? “Unsustainable Journey” […]

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Taxi Apps Market Outlook: Post-Covid-19 Scenario by 2027

Taxi App Market Research Overview The Global Taxi Application Market exhibits comprehensive information which is a valuable source of insightful data for business strategists during the decade 2017-2027. Based on historical data, the Taxi APP market report provides key segments and their sub-segments, revenue data and demand and supply. Considering the technological breakthroughs in the […]

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Lagos Taxi Drivers Appeal to Sanwo-Olu for Sustainability — Saturday Magazine — The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News

The Lagos State Taxi Drivers and Taxi Operators Association (LSTDCOA) has called on the Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu to do everything in his power to ensure that Lagos taxis do not disappear giving an unfair advantage to unregistered taxis otherwise known as Kabukabu as these are state security risks. LSTDCOA said it is […]

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The laws behind BILKING and what taxi drivers can do to stop it from happening

Hacking happens in several industries and it is when someone runs away before paying for goods and/or services. This includes diners who don’t pay their restaurant bill, motorists who leave without paying gas pump bills and of course taxi passengers who don’t pay their fare. Unfortunately, some passengers do not intend to pay the taxi […]

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How taxi drivers make big bucks while their counterparts cry

Their operations and the perception that they had come to destroy the taxi driver industry created enmity between taxi drivers and taxi drivers. It was so bad that some taxi drivers who did not fully understand the work of their counterparts would not even allow them to park their cars near taxi ranks, thinking they […]

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Kenyan digital taxi drivers threaten to disable all mobile apps

NAIROBI, Kenya, February 18 – The Digital Taxi Forum (DTF) on Friday threatened to disable all email apps within seven days if the government fails to issue the Digital Taxi Regulations (TNC Rules 2022) which was passed by the Senate in 2019. If passed, the regulations proposed by the National Transport and Safety Authority (NTSA) […]

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Tourist questioned by police, Phuket taxi drivers said he was driving a ‘service vehicle’

A Russian tourist was taken to a police station in Phuket for questioning after local taxi drivers reported the man was driving around the island province, claiming he was picking up passengers. The tourist was only driving his family members, but the car he rented ended up being registered as a company vehicle. The owner […]

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CM and Union Minister inaugurate Belapur Jetty and water taxi services today

MUMBAI’s water taxi services promising connectivity between Mumbai and Navi Mumbai will be inaugurated on Thursday by Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray and Union Shipping Minister Sarbananda Sonowal. The inaugural event will take place virtually. As Thackeray will inaugurate the newly constructed jetty at Belapur, Sonowal will flag water taxi services. Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar […]

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AirAsia prepares plans for eVTOL air taxi services

AirAsia plans to lease at least 100 VX4 eVTOL aircraft from Vertical Aerospace and deploy them for urban air mobility services in cities across Southeast Asia. Under a non-binding memorandum of understanding signed Feb. 16 at the Singapore Airshow, the Malaysia-based airline will fly a batch of 500 units ordered by leasing group Avolon in […]

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Brighton taxi drivers may have to accept cashless payments

TAXI drivers will be required to accept cashless payments from passengers if councilors vote in favor of a rule change this week. The proposed new rule would reflect the growing use of card readers by taxi drivers and come into effect on Sunday May 1. This is not the first time Brighton and Hove City […]

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ANA and Joby sign a partnership for air taxi services

(PHOTO: Joby) ANA Holdings and Joby Aviation have announced that they are forming a partnership that will see Japan’s largest airline join Joby in bringing ridesharing services to Japan. Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota) has also joined the partnership, with the intention of exploring opportunities such as ground transportation. Joby is a California-based company that is […]

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Volocopter to launch commercial air taxi services in Singapore

(Photo by Roslan RAHMAN / AFP) Volocopter will launch air taxi services in Singapore in 2024. Seletar Aerospace Park was selected as an advanced air mobility center to enable the air taxi ecosystem. Volocopter is also planning cross-border trips to Indonesia and Malaysia. Volocopter, an urban air mobility company, will launch its air taxi services […]

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Uber seeks to pay tribute to Brazil, taxi drivers set to launch local app

It’s getting harder and harder to catch an Uber in Brazil. While fuel prices rose 50% last year, the apps that ride-hailing drivers rely on are claiming a big chunk of what’s left. Soaring inflation has left many Brazilians struggling to make ends meet. On the street, an Uber driver’s phone beeps to pick up […]

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Lancashire taxi drivers rely on tax credits to make ends meet

Modern taxi drivers shouldn’t face Dickensian terms, meeting told Taxi drivers’ incomes have dropped so much over the years that many now rely on tax credits, the Lancaster City Council Cabinet said. Although the carriage taxi system is replete with Victorian “Dickensian” language, modern cabbies shouldn’t face Dickensian conditions, it has been said. The balance […]

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Activists distribute hotline resources to NYC taxi drivers

Flyers distributed with links to free resources to prevent hate crimes and help drivers respond quickly in an emergency After last month’s unpleasant incident where a Sikh taxi driver was physically assaulted and harassed by another taxi driver in an apparent hate crime, Sikh activists have raised awareness in the community about their rights in […]

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ANA in Japan Partners with Joby to Plan eVTOL Air Taxi Services

Japanese company All Nippon Airways (ANA) will work with Joby Aviation to set up carpooling flights in the American company’s four-passenger eVTOL plane. Under an agreement announced on February 14, automaker Toyota is also joining the partnership and will provide its expertise for projects integrating air taxi services with ground transportation. The three partners are […]

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Rta asks the police to put the brakes on bicycle taxi services | Pune News

Pune: The Regional Transport Authority (RTA) has expressed concern over the operation of bicycle taxis in the city and has asked the police to take action against the operators of these two-wheelers and ensure that the problem does not turn into a major public order problem. Hundreds of autorickshaw drivers staged a protest outside the […]

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Dubai RTA set to launch self-driving taxi services by 2023

Pursuant to the directives of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, Chairman of the Executive Council, to proceed with the partnership agreement signed between the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) and Cruise Company to operate Cruise autonomous vehicles to offer taxi and e-Hail services in Dubai. His […]

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🌱 Subway Ridership Rebounds + NYC Taxi Drivers to get a raise

Hey New York! Here’s everything you need to know to get off to a good start this Saturday. First, today’s weather forecast: Partly sunny and windy. High: 60 Low: 30. 🏡 When it’s time to buy or sell, make sure customers think of you first. Find out how we can help you build your reputation […]

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Maharashtra auto and taxi unions concerned about ‘illegal’ cycle taxi services

Maharashtra auto and taxi unions express concern over ‘illegal’ cycle taxi services Taxi and rickshaw unions in Mumbai and other parts of Maharashtra on Wednesday objected to motorbike taxi services operated by app-based aggregators, saying they are ‘illegal’ and harming their activity. A delegation of auto rickshaw drivers and owners, under the leadership of union […]

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Taxi drivers gather at New York City Hall – Washington Square News

Taxi drivers gathered outside City Hall for the Taxicab and Limousine Commission public hearing in support of the medallion loan cut. By Zhuoer Liu, Contributing AuthorFebruary 10, 2022 Members of the New York Taxi Workers Alliance gathered outside New York City Hall on February 8 for a public hearing by the Taxicab and Limousine Commission […]

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1 in 4 say they confided in taxi drivers about their love life

From frantic driving on your first date and teary-eyed trips after dates gone wrong, to sneaky trips back home after a night out, to the ride to the airport for your first trip together, taxi drivers are the secret third person in many of our relationships – and they have the insights to prove it. […]

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Illegal Pedicab Services Affecting Our Business: Maharashtra Auto and Taxi Unions | Mobility News

Taxi and auto rickshaw unions oppose motorbike taxi services operated by app-based aggregators in Maharashtra on February 9, saying they are “illegal” and harming their business. A delegation of auto rickshaw drivers and owners, under the leadership of union leader Shashank Rao, submitted a representation to the Maharashtra Transport Commissioner listing their various demands, including […]

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Moto-taxi services return to Hanoi | Society

Motorcycle taxi services have been allowed to resume operations in Hanoi after a six-month hiatus to slow the spread of COVID-19. (Photo: VNA) Hanoi (VNA) – Motorbike taxi services were allowed to resume operations in Hanoi after a six-month hiatus to slow the spread of COVID-19[female[feminineaccording to the municipal Department of Transport. In a recently […]

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Xalapa’s taxi drivers are hard at work in one of the most dangerous cars ever made

Roberto Villanueva peeks into rear-view mirror of his taxi as it turns down a side street towards Macuiltépetl, an ecological reserve on a mountain in the center of Xalapa. He’s been driving a taxi here in the capital of the state of Veracruz, Mexico, for 35 years, and has most of the routes through the […]

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Ugandan motorcycle taxi app SafeBoda upgrades to ‘super app’ with additional services

Ugandan motorbike taxi app SafeBoda has become the latest startup in the African mobility space to become a multipurpose “super app” with the addition of various new services to its offering. Originally launched in Kampala, SafeBoda connects passengers with moto-taxi drivers, while offering additional financial services. The startup extended to Kenya in 2018, and since […]

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Taxi Drivers Demand Government Create Unified Email App, Allowing Nothing Else

Unhappy with the emergence and disruptive effects of ride-sharing services over the past half-decade, taxi drivers are now asking the Malaysian government to help level the playing field by developing an app just for them. Specifically, the outcry was channeled through a memorandum from Penyatuan Pemain Industri Pengangkutan Darat Malaysia (PPDM), an organization that represents […]

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Two-wheeled taxi services operating in Mumbai and Pune despite being illegal: BJP’s Gopichand Padalkar

BJP’s Gopichand Padalkar (file image) | Photo credit: ANI Highlights Mumbai and Pune RTO have branded two-wheeled taxi services illegal Padalkar tweets video saying two-wheeler taxi services work despite being illegal The BJP MLC alleges that the bike taxi services operate with the secret support of the Maha government […]

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Taxi drivers hit by covid to get financial boost

Private drivers and hackney drivers will not see their license fees rise in a Merseyside borough this year after seeing their income hit by covid for ‘longer than expected’. Permit fees for drivers were expected to rise following a review of Knowsley’s private hire and hackney license program due to take place this year. However, […]

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Cabinet approves more background checks and whistleblower policy for Barnsley taxi drivers

The new licensing policy, which will affect both private drivers and carriage drivers, proposes a number of changes to the way checks are carried out on drivers and operators. Changes to the policy include six monthly criminal record checks for drivers, a requirement for license holders to notify the council within 48 hours of an […]

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State taxi drivers must now register with Imoveqroo

Riviera Maya, QR – More than 17,000 taxi drivers across the state must now register with the Instituto de Movilidad del Estado de Quintana Roo (Imoveqroo) to work. The decision was put into effect Thursday, with the state agency announcing that all taxi drivers must register with the Mobility Institute. Specifically, all taxi drivers in […]

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Rochdale faces travel chaos as frustrated bus and taxi drivers plan same-day 24-hour strike

Taxi drivers in Rochdale are due to strike for 24 hours from 6am on Monday January 24 and are expected to wreak havoc by ‘slowing down’ in the town centre. It comes on the same day that First Bus drivers have planned the latest in a series of pay strikes. Hundreds of Rochdale’s 1,200 taxi […]

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HC grants bond to two people in taxi app fraud case

Delhi High Court has granted bail to two directors of an app-based taxi firm accused of duping hundreds of people out of ₹250 crore after promising them huge returns on their investment in the business . The High Court granted bail to defendants Sunder Singh Bhati and Rajesh Mahto, noting that they had been in […]

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RDU teams brace for winter as travellers, taxi drivers hope for minimal disruption :: WRAL.com

By Aaron Thomas, WRAL Journalist Morrisville, North Carolina – As the state Department of Transportation winterizes highways, bridges and roads, similar operations are underway at Raleigh Durham International Airport. Travelers and taxi drivers, including Rachid Oufquir, said they hoped for a forecast that wouldn’t change their daily plans too much. “It’s my only source of […]

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Delhi HC grants bail to 2 defendants

Prosecutors opposed the bail applications, saying the case involved the fraud of large sums, involving more than 900 investors. Hello Taxi scam: Delhi HC grants bail to 2 defendants in multi-crore taxi app fraud case The Delhi High Court on Tuesday granted bail to two directors app-based taxi company accused of duping hundreds of people […]

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HC grants bail to 2 defendants in multi-crore taxi app fraud case

The Delhi High Court has granted bail to two directors of an app-based taxi firm accused of duping hundreds of people out of Rs 250 crore after promising them huge returns on their investment in the business . Judge Subramonium Prasad released the two defendants on bail noting that they had been in custody for […]

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Oman to allow female taxi drivers and launch female-only taxi service – Middle East Monitor

Women in Oman will soon be allowed to drive taxis in the capital, Muscat, and a women-only service will also be launched from January 20. It is hoped the service will benefit female passengers, students and children, the Oman time Last week. This decision, considered an important step towards gender equality in the Sultanate, will […]

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Airport Taxi Services – Film Daily

Traveling is an invaluable adventure that brings you wonderful experiences and the opportunity to expand your cultural horizons. As we know, humans crave convenience and are constantly looking for ways to make life easier. Traveling does not come out of it. Hence, a significant portion of the world’s population opts for the air mode of […]

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The association of taxi drivers is working on a new carpooling application

News Tyrell Gittens Tuesday, January 18, 2022 President of the Trinidad and Tobago Taxi Drivers’ Network Adrian Acosta and Deputy Secretary David Mack have a conversation about new road regulations along Sir Solomon Hochoy Road, via Freeport, Caroni and Chase Village at Library Corner, San Fernando. – Photo by Auanma Kinsale Trinidad and Tobago Taxi […]

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Taxi drivers share horror stories of racism and alcohol abuse amid strike

Taxi drivers spoke of the horrific issues they face every week, including racism, aggressive drunks, passed out customers and vomiting. Taxi drivers shine a light on the difficult and sometimes dangerous situations they face, which make them more vulnerable than ever. Drivers in Leeds took part in a 24-hour strike today (January 18), organized by […]

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Delhi HC grants bail to 2 defendants in multi-crore taxi app fraud case | Delhi News

NEW DELHI: The Delhi High Court has granted bail to two directors of an app-based taxi company accused of duping hundreds of people out of Rs 250 crore after promising them huge returns on investment in the company. Judge Subramonium Prasad released the two defendants on bail noting that they had been in custody for […]

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Eastern European-based taxi app Bolt set to arrive in Rotherham months after Sheffield launch

Bolt, which is described as “the second largest private hire company in the UK”, has been given permission by Rotherham Council to move into its new premises at Bradmarsh Business Park in Templeborough. The app says customers hail taxis through an app, so they wouldn’t be visiting the place. Read more Read more Eastern European […]

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Eastern Europe-based Bolt taxi app set to arrive in Rotherham months after Sheffield launch

Bolt, which is described as “the second largest private hire company in the UK”, has been given permission by Rotherham Council to move into its new premises at Bradmarsh Business Park in Templeborough. The app says customers hail taxis through an app, so they wouldn’t be visiting the place. Read more Read more Eastern European […]

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Grant funding increased for taxi drivers in Wales affected by loss of income over the festive period

Deeside.com > News Job : Fri 14 January 2022 The Welsh Government has doubled the subsidies given to taxi drivers in Wales to cover their loss of income over the festive period. Taxi drivers will now be able to claim up to £1,000 if their receipts were cut by 50%, making the grant more accessible […]

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Medically Eligible S’pore Taxi Drivers Who Are Not Fully Vaccinated By Feb. 1, 2022 Cannot Drive – Mothership.SG

Follow us on Telegram for the latest updates: https://t.me/mothershipsg Taxi drivers in Singapore who are not fully vaccinated against Covid-19 by February 1, 2022 cannot continue driving and may have their contract suspended. This was announced by the Minister of State for Transport, Amy Khor, in a January 13 Facebook post. Publish. Suspended contracts These […]

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Winnipeg taxi drivers concerned about violence and recent robberies

The Winnipeg Taxi Association is sounding the alarm over what it says is an increase in assaults and robberies against taxi drivers. It comes after taxi driver Fitsen Ghevrhet was stabbed by a passenger on Christmas Eve. Police say the passenger damaged the taxi and attacked Ghevrhet when he confronted the man in the 400 […]

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Cheshire East runs out of taxi drivers as 150 quit

Taxi drivers are in short supply in Cheshire East as almost 150 quit when their profession was badly hit by the pandemic. Kim Evans, head of the licensing team at the council, said it was a regional and national issue and London had lost around 4,000 drivers. “When the night economy was shut down by […]

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Taxi drivers say tourists are charged by the hour or by the day | Goa News

Panaji: After TOI reported cases of taxi operators scamming commuters during New Year’s Eve, taxi union representatives presented another side of the story, saying they charge tourists according to the fare schedule or Daily service, not for a single trip. “No one was charged 2000 rupees for 3km unless taxi services were hired for the […]

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‘They’ve all lost their minds’: Taxi drivers blame Trafford Council and environmental regulations for mass exodus

Trafford has lost more than one in five licensed taxi drivers since the start of the pandemic, according to Department for Transport statistics. The borough, along with Tameside, is the worst affected area in Greater Manchester. Local bosses blame the exodus on new region-wide congestion charges, over-regulation and a breakdown in communication between commerce and […]

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Taxi drivers sanctioned for not wearing the mask correctly

Taxi drivers who did not wear face coverings correctly were among the complaints made to the National Transport Authority (NTA) in 2021. Drivers were also reprimanded for dropping off passengers at the wrong place and for charging extra fees to passengers who wanted to pay by card instead of cash. A total of 378 complaints […]

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378 complaints lodged against taxi drivers who do not wear their masks correctly

Taxi drivers who did not wear face coverings correctly were among the complaints made to the National Transport Authority (NTA) in 2021. As the Irish Examiner reports, drivers have also been chastised for dropping off passengers at the wrong place and for charging extra fees to passengers who wanted to pay by card instead of […]

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Pricing game: Saudi women said they could become taxi drivers

Diplomats in Riyadh discuss sustainability prospects ahead of Formula E World Championship Season 8 RIYADH: Spreading the truth about climate change and the need for sustainability is very important when it comes to climate change and its impact on life on Earth, panelists said in a discussion hosted by the embassies of Sweden and Switzerland […]

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Taxi drivers and hairdressers will be compensated as part of the expansion of the covid business support program

Scottish taxi drivers, hairdressers and tourism operators who have lost out due to covid restrictions are to be compensated from a £55m pot. Nicola Sturgeon, the First Minister, confirmed the additional business support would be made available through local councils when she delivered her covid update to the virtual session of the Scottish parliament on […]

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St Ann’s taxi drivers threaten to block the road again on Wednesday | News

Carl Gilchrist / Gleaner Writer ST ANN, Claremont – Taxi drivers using the road from St Ann’s Bay to Claremont in St Ann are planning another protest on Wednesday following Monday’s protest against poor road conditions, particularly between Higgin Town and Claremont. Monday’s roadblock prompted South East St Ann MP Lisa Hanna to issue a […]

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Pet Taxi app saves lives and time for busy families

WEST PALM BEACH, Florida – Every now and then we receive an email in the Inspiring South Florida inbox that is more about pets than people. “In August 2021, my husband and I adopted a rescue dog named Max,” Denise McCartney wrote. McCartney said Max was taken to a shelter just a day before he […]

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NY lender to taxi drivers sees stocks slide after SEC files lawsuit

Source: Shutterstock. Shares of Medallion Financial Corp. plunged on Wednesday after U.S. regulators accused the New York-based taxi driver lender of seeking to illegally boost its stock price amid intense competition from Uber Technologies Inc. and Lyft Inc. The Securities and Exchange Commission has alleged that after a string of record years, Medallion failed as […]

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NYC lender to taxi drivers sees shares plummet after SEC files lawsuit

Shares of Medallion Financial Corp. plunged on Wednesday after U.S. regulators accused the New York-based taxi driver lender of seeking to illegally boost its stock price amid intense competition from Uber and Lyft. The Securities and Exchange Commission has alleged that after a string of record years, Medallion failed as the popularity of ride-sharing apps […]

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City center taxi drivers ‘sit down’ in protest over Covid support

Private taxi and hire drivers protested in Glasgow city center against the industry’s ‘total exclusion’ from Covid-related business support. The ‘sit in’ blocked George Square and surrounding streets around 10 a.m. Wednesday in what drivers say was an attempt to get their message across to the Scottish government as tighter restrictions are reinstated to curb […]

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Forbes urged to help ‘neglected’ taxi drivers as Hogmanay trade set to dry up

TAXI drivers must receive financial support to face the pandemic, insisted the former Prime Minister. Alex Salmond, who now leads the Alba party, has called on the Scottish Finance Secretary to provide assistance to couriers and drivers who he says have been “neglected” during the health crisis. Mr Salmond said many drivers who were preparing […]

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The long-awaited water taxi service in Mumbai is expected to start in the first week of January 2022, and it is expected that the new travel solution will provide connectivity between the domestic Ferry Wharf cruise terminal and the Belapur and Nerul terminals. The water taxis will be operated under the joint collaboration of Mumbai […]

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Taxi drivers in the spotlight

Seven taxis were seized in Blood River. Photo: Department of Transportation LIMPOPO — Traffic officials in the province are cracking down on illegal public transport operators, according to Ministry of Transport spokesman Matome Moremi-Taueatsoala. Moremi-Taueatsoala said that through its roadblocks conducted with SAPS, the department is able to make public transport safer. He said this […]

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PM to launch water ferry services from Mumbai in January 2022, price, how to book, timetables, everything you need to know about it

Mumbai’s highly anticipated water taxi services from January 2022 are expected to provide connectivity between the domestic Ferry Wharf cruise terminal and Belapur and Nerul terminals. The Indian Express discuss this project with others. What are the new routes of the Mumbai River Transport Project? The government has assigned routes, such as International Cruise Terminal […]

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Yet Another Online Taxi Driver Found Murdered In Lahore – Pakistan

LAHORE: Another online taxi driver was reportedly abducted and killed in Manawan Police Jurisdiction on Sunday. Police said the body of the driver, Ashfaq Ahmad (42), was found with bullet marks in a sewer after locals spotted him and called them. A police official said Ashfaq was allegedly kidnapped by unidentified suspects from the Sattokatla […]

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Omicron scare dampens prospects for airport taxi drivers – The New Indian Express

Express press service TIRUCHY: The extension of the ban on scheduled international fights and the postponement of holiday plans on the Omicron variant of the coronavirus have shaken the hopes of airport taxi drivers to cash in on the season. “There are about 40 taxi drivers in the airport. Although we have international flights from […]

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Taxi drivers want rule change on unvaxxed passengers

Taxi drivers are unhappy at being forced to transport unvaccinated passengers and have called on the government to urgently review the rules. The New Zealand Taxi Federation wrote to the Minister for Covid-19 Response, the Minister of Health and the Minister for Transport earlier this month, explaining that its members did not feel safe under […]

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Bengaluru: Department of Transport may allow quadricycles to offer metered taxi services from January

The Karnataka Transport Department plans to allow metered quadricycle taxis to operate in Bengaluru by the end of January 2022, sources have said. So far, residents of Bengaluru can only book quadricycles through app-based taxi aggregators. “Bengaluru does not have metered taxis or quadricycles. Therefore, the Ministry of Transport has proposed to the government to […]

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Denise Charles encourages the vaccination of taxi drivers to increase their income

Minister of Tourism, Denise Charles The Minister of Tourism, International Transport and Maritime Initiatives, Denise Charles is urging all taxi operators on the island to be vaccinated in order to participate in the many revenue generating opportunities that have opened up in the tourism sector since the reopening of the cruise industry. Although these offers […]

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Cape Town taxi drivers ‘seize’ Uber and Bolt cars

Cape Town’s minibus taxi operators are confiscating the vehicles of drivers who call online and charging them thousands of rand to get their cars back. Earlier this week, MEC Daylin Mitchell of Western Cape Transport released a statement that his department had been inundated with complaints about it. The plaintiffs allege that taxi drivers confiscated […]

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Taxi drivers ‘crying and begging for money’ as crisis leaves them with no income

Taxi drivers would be left without income due to a backlog in badge applications. In what has been described as the biggest crisis the industry has ever seen, drivers ‘cried and begged’ for money, saying they couldn’t support their families. Businesses have expressed fears for the future if no action is taken as drivers cannot […]

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Taxi drivers’ anger over pre-Christmas fare hike ruled out

A pre-Christmas taxi fare increase in the Taunton and Minehead areas has been blocked after eight people submitted objections to the council. Furious taxi drivers say there has been no increase in the past 11 years, despite skyrocketing car insurance and fuel costs. A taxi company had applied for permission to ride at the Somerset […]

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Taxi drivers call on government to approve higher fares as fuel cost rises

Taxi drivers have called for the implementation of a promised 5% fare increase as a fare review is carried out. The rising cost of fuel and the increased use of contactless payments are among the reasons cited by players in the transport sector. Jim Waldron of the National Private Hire & Taxi Association told Newstalk […]

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Rapido’s Bike Taxi Segment Provides 78% of Global Business, Auto News, ET Auto

Rapido started its journey with ride-hailing services in the bike taxi segment in India in 2015. And now, its customer base has grown to over 15 million users. New Delhi: Amid growth in bike taxi services of late, Rapido’s bike taxi segment contributes 78% to overall business, the company’s executive said on Sunday. Rapido started […]

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Actresses Ananya Nagalla and Sreemukhi inaugurate Whipride taxi services in Hyderabad

Homepage ” Gallery ” Actresses Ananya Nagalla and Sreemukhi inaugurate Whipride taxi services in Hyderabad Posted By: Harsha Vardhan December 2, 2021 Hyderabad 2021: Hyderabad-based Gyarala Technologies has launched Whipride taxi services in the city. Tollywood actress Ananya Nagalla along with actress Sreemukhi and Bigg Boss fame Bhanu Sree have inaugurated Whipride services in Kondapur. […]

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Kolkata: 137 taxi drivers summoned by special raids section for cancellation and misbehavior

A taxi driver waits for passengers in Kolkata | Photo credit: iStock Images Highlights Since last week, 137 drivers have been summoned by the Special Raid Section A meeting was held between the heads of the app-cab companies Ola, Uber and Special Raid Section Police also said some drivers arrive […]

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Cheltenham Council is consulting taxi drivers with the aim of coming up with a unique taxi app to help wheelchair users

Image credit: LEVC Cheltenham Borough Council (CBC) has launched a 4-week consultation asking all licensed taxi drivers their views on a unique scheme to better promote the availability of licensed wheelchair accessible vehicles (WAVs) in the area. The Council aims to harness the technology in the most effective way and to promote and deploy a […]

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San Jose Airport Taxi Drivers Raise Dispatcher Protest Fee

November 24, 2021 The taxi dispatch contractor at Mineta San Jose International Airport is asking independent drivers to pay higher fees. Some pilots do not have it. Dozens of independent taxi drivers are protesting the rules of Safer, LLC, the airport’s taxi dispatching contractor. According to the drivers, they went on strike on November 16 […]

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Taxi drivers hail industry rebound – Eye Witness News

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The president of the Bahamas Taxicab Union (BTCU) said yesterday that “everything looks bright and beautiful” for the sector amid a rebound in visitor arrivals. Taxi union president Wesley Ferguson told Eyewitness News that heading into Thanksgiving weekend was up 100% from the same time last year. He said there was optimism […]

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Uber to almost entirely halt taxi services in Brussels from Friday – POLITICO

Uber’s ride-sharing app will become nearly useless in Brussels from Friday evening following a court ruling on Wednesday, the company said. Two thousand licensed private drivers in Brussels will no longer be able to take on customers, according to the company, due to a ruling by the Brussels Court of Appeal in which the judge […]

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Uber taxi app comes to Shrewsbury in partnership with local taxi company

Uber in action The San Francisco-based company says residents and visitors to the county town had opened the Uber app nearly 6,000 times by September 2021, despite not being able to book a ride with them. But Uber has been working behind the scenes on links with local taxi companies in six UK cities since […]

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Volocopter signs MoU with Kakao Mobility for eVTOL taxi services

Electric VTOL (eVTOL) developer Volocopter has signed a memorandum of understanding with mobility provider Kakao Mobility to conduct a feasibility study on the introduction of “urban air mobility” (UAM) technology in South Korea. The study will identify potential business routes, operational capabilities and business models needed to implement a UAM taxi service provider in the […]

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NYC taxi drivers caught overcharging passengers

item NEW YORK – New York City investigators say several taxi drivers have confessed to defrauding passengers by overcharging. The city’s Department of Investigation (DOI) said drivers would overcharge passengers with non-existent tolls and/or inflated toll charges. Four current and two former taxi drivers have pleaded guilty to felony charges. A seventh driver, identified as […]

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Should extras, run-ins and booking fees be ADDED to the metered price?

Taxi drivers are DIVIDED on whether licensed taxi drivers should be able to charge surcharges on top of the metered fare. As the demand for taxi and private hire vehicle (PHV) services grows, the controversial option of charging customers more than base fares to guarantee them a vehicle is splitting the industry in two. The […]

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Taxi drivers struggle with less than RM50 a day

Subscribe to our Telegram channel for latest stories and updates popular email service as Grab has undoubtedly affected the taxi industry. Taxi drivers in the Klang Valley say the difficulties they have faced bringing in passengers over the past few years have only gotten worse. According to a report by Cosmomost taxi drivers and operators […]

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San Jose taxi drivers are fighting new fees and a strict dress code.

Just in time for the Thanksgiving travel season, dozens of taxi drivers are refusing to serve Mineta San Jose International Airport due to a dispute with the airport’s new taxi dispatch contractor, which imposed new fees and a strict dress code for drivers. Safer, LLC is a Brazilian company hired earlier this year by San […]

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Tips for tips: How can taxi drivers maximize their fares?

Talkative, helpful taxi drivers with ‘fresh-smelling’ cars are most likely to receive advice on longer journeys, new research shows Talkative taxi drivers who haul bags to cars, divert routes to pick up friends and visit drive-thrus en route to the destination are the most likely to get tipped in Britain, new research […]

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Digital transport, a threat to the taxi industry

Dozens of taxi drivers in Ledzokuku Municipality have described the operation of digital transport as a threat to formal transport operations such as taxi and trotro. “Digital transport – through a smartphone, one orders transport, which comes with a little luxury, attracts most customers in the taxi industry, especially ladies who used to choose the […]

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Seoul increases night taxi services amid growing demand driven by ‘living with COVID-19’

The Seoul city government will temporarily lift daytime operating restrictions on private taxis in a bid to increase nighttime taxi services as the easing of virus restrictions increases the demand for nighttime transportation, officials said Monday. responsible. The city will temporarily remove restrictions under which private taxis were required to take time off every three […]

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Go Taxi app launches electric vehicle service

Go Taxi, the transport app on the Isle of Wight, has launched a new category on its app through which customers can now book an electric vehicle for journeys over the festive period. The company said the decision to invest and launch four electric vehicles is its first step towards its commitment to emission-free travel […]

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Motional and Lyft will launch driverless taxi services in Las Vegas starting in 2023

(RTTNews) – Driverless technology company Motional and ride-sharing app Lyft Inc. (LYFT) announced on Tuesday that they plan to launch a fully driverless public taxi service in Las Vegas, starting in 2023. Las Vegas is the first city among many others where the service will be launched. For driverless taxi service, Motional’s fully electric Hyundai […]

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Scientists hope studying black taxi drivers’ memory for maps will help detect Alzheimer’s disease

Do the brains of London taxi drivers hold the key to the fight against dementia? Scientists hope studying black taxi drivers’ memory for maps will help detect Alzheimer’s disease MRIs are taken on the brains of London Black Cab drivers in a new study Researchers have found parts of taxi drivers’ brains are bigger than […]

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Why is there a shortage of taxi drivers? Experts fear for women’s safety

In a recent report, the Licensed Private Car Hire Association (LPCHA) estimates that the industry is short by 160,000 drivers, down from 300,000 before. The shortage has sparked fears for public safety, with late-night revelers waiting hours for a taxi to take them home. Glasgow nightclub DJ Rosie Shannon told the BBC “I wait for […]

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Rapido bike taxi app launches campaign with Ranveer Singh and Allu Arjun

New Delhi: Bike taxi app Rapido announced its first celebrity campaign “Smart ho, toh Rapido”, and tapped actors Ranveer Singh and Allu Arjun to inform potential users about its service offerings. The campaign which went live on Friday will run for six weeks and feature two films, one for Hindi and non-Hindi speaking markets. In […]