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Rising petrol prices weigh on incomes of private car and taxi drivers as some consider quitting

The 42-year-old listener said he did not expect drivers to stop using their cars just because fuel prices have risen. “I don’t think fuel costs will contribute significantly (to the overall cost of maintaining a car). You’re probably feeling (the effects of higher prices) because everyone’s talking about it now, but after some time, I […]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Cash back for elderly taxi drivers

Sign of the times: Taxis and private vehicles line up near the Fai Chai intersection on the Prannok-Kanchanaphisek road to receive food from Wat Tha Chang and Wat Rakhang Khositaram in Bangkok in February. (Photo: Apichart Jinakul) About 16,000 elderly taxi and motorbike drivers will each receive 10,000 baht in aid to help compensate for […]

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The area where bus and taxi drivers are too scared to go after dark, vandalized houses were boarded up

Residents and business owners in one area of ​​the city said they were living a nightmare with drug problems and anti-social behavior that led some city taxi and bus drivers to refuse go there at night. In Alway, which is one of Newport’s most deprived neighborhoods to the east of the city, people have described […]

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Panic-buying crisis in fuel could drive taxi drivers out of work and people unable to get taxis at night, warns head of taxi association Medway

The head of a taxi drivers’ association has said its members are at risk of becoming unemployed if the panic-driven fuel-buying slump continues through the weekend. Nigel Jackson, president of the Medway Licensed Taxi Drivers’ Association (MLTDA), warned of a serious “ripple effect” on the wider public transport network. Traffic queue at Pepper Hill Sainsbury’s […]

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A third of taxi drivers have quit in two years

President of the Guernsey Taxi Owners Federation, Leon Gallienne. (Photo by Cassidy Jones, 29968062) This exodus means that islanders are often unable to take a taxi unless they have booked in advance. The state committee that regulates industry, environment and infrastructure is looking for ways to help. This was welcomed by Mr. Gallienne. Lindsay de […]

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W Cape government suspends minibus taxi services on the Paarl-Bellville route for 2 months amid deadly row

Police at the Cape Town station bridge after an alleged shooting involving rival taxi drivers on July 14. Gallo Images/Brenton Geach It was hoped the move would quell some of the ongoing violence that had left several people dead. According to the provincial government, the road closure was to “bring stability to the public transport […]

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The Rapido bike-taxi app launches an on-demand rickshaw service

BENGALURU: Bike-taxi startup Rapido has launched an on-demand rickshaw call service on its platform to expand its offerings at a time when the micro-mobility segment is recovering from a decline in Requirement. ‘Rapido Auto’ will be available in 14 Indian cities across 10 states. The user will have to pay an additional convenience fee on […]

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Yango challenges Gett in Israel’s taxi app market

Next Monday, less than a year after entering Israel, taxi app Yango, owned by Nasdaq-listed Russian software company Yandex, will expand its operations in Israel to new cities, including Beersheva, Haifa and the Krayot region north of Haifa. Yango currently operates in and around Tel Aviv, Ashkelon, Ashdod and Ben Gurion Airport. Yandex’s market […]

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Latest Score of Great Indian Taxi App Game – Quartz India

This post has been updated. Six years after their fierce rivalry began in India, call taxi majors Ola and Uber are still trying various avenues to dominate the market. $10 billion Marlet. Over the past year, Ola, the Bengaluru-based unicorn, has sought to take the fight to overseas. In January 2018, the Softbank-backed company made […]

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New Yellow Taxi App Offers Passengers Upfront, No-Surge Prices

As part of a two-year pilot program, the Taxi and Limousine Commission has approved a new smartphone app for yellow and green cabs that will allow passengers to get fares in advance, fares without surge and estimated arrival times before hailing a trip. . wave was created “for New Yorkers by New Yorkers” and is […]

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Fight Uber With Lambo: Cancun Drivers Fight Taxi App With Exotic Car Service | Mexico

Cancun taxi drivers hope a fleet of on-demand “super-luxury” exotic cars will help lure high-profile tourists away from Uber in the Mexican city. The “super-luxury service” will debut on April 1 via the Quiero Taxi Exotico (I want an exotic taxi) app and will allow users to choose from a selection of sports cars, including […]

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Indonesia U-Turn On Taxi App Ban After Online Furor

Indonesian authorities backed down on Dec. 18 from trying to impose a ban on ride-sharing apps and motorcycle taxis after the move sparked online furor in a country where millions rely on such services. (AFP) Jakarta: Indonesian authorities today backed down from trying to impose a ban on ride-sharing apps and motorbike taxis after the […]

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Uber Delivers: Taxi App Focuses on Foodservice Market with UberEats | Uber

Uber, the fast-growing and controversial taxi app, has its sights set on your pizza. As the company seeks to expand beyond taxis — and cement its $40 billion valuation — Uber is branching out into the delivery business. The San Francisco-based company has just launched UberEats which promises to “bring you the best meals from […]

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Saudi women welcome Uber taxi app

In the only country in the world where women can’t drive, the launch of an app that allows users to reserve cars online may well offer women some relief from the stifling rules that prohibit them from driving. Uber, a San Francisco-based technology company that developed the software, used in more than 29 countries, entered […]