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We can’t afford new N9m vehicles, Lagos taxi drivers beg Governor Sanwo-Olu for discount as government unveils state-owned taxis

The Lagos State Taxi Drivers and Taxi Operators Association has implored the Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu to help them with a discount to be able to purchase the state-owned taxis of N9million that his administration brought in weeks ago to phase out conventional taxis. . The Lagos State Government brought 1,000 new vehicles […]

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The cost of Blackpool taxi services could rise with soaring petrol prices

The council decides on the maximum fares that can be charged by licensed carriages operating in the city. Members of the Blackpool Licensed Taxi Operators Association have called on patrons to increase permitted charges as the cost of petrol soared to record highs following the Russian invasion of Ukraine last month. Register to our daily […]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Goa: Open to app-based taxi services as in other states, says Minister Mauvin Godinho | Goa News

PANAJI: Transport Minister Mauvin Godinho said on Thursday that the state government was open to all app-based taxi services, including Ola and Uber. His statement comes after taxi operators suggested they would prefer to operate from an app-based aggregator service instead of using digital meters. Godinho said if taxi operators want a taxi aggregator, they […]

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Karnataka: With government policy allowing upcoming rollout of e-bike taxi services, driving behavior a concern

Karnataka will soon add electric bicycle (e-bike) taxi services as an option for in-state travel, with the transport department approving the operations for the same. The government, according to officials, has decided to allow individuals to register an e-bike as a taxi, with the option for everyone to register with an aggregator or operate independently. […]

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Taxis and app taxi operators will go on strike on July 26

Amid the rooftop uproar hitting fuel prices, the woes of commuters in Kolkata appear to be far from resolved. A section of the Taxi Operators and Online Apps Associations in Calcutta decided to go on strike on July 26. The strike was called by the AllIndia Trade Union Congress (AITUC)-affiliated Taxi and Taxi Operators Unions. […]

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Fix taxi services first, then allow Uber to operate | Letters

THE EDITOR, Madam: The government must reconsider allowing Uber to operate in Jamaica. There have been a number of cases around the world where they have come under scrutiny. The UK Supreme Court recently told them that Uber drivers were workers, not independent contractors. They would receive a minimum wage, vacation and a pension. . […]

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Online taxi drivers worried that Covid patients are hiding their status – The New Indian Express

Express press service KOCHI: Online taxi operators, especially those of Uber and Ola, are in a difficult situation as several potential passengers, who test positive for Covid and their relatives in quarantine, greet the journeys while hiding their health status. health. Drivers issued a public appeal which said those intending to use the online taxi […]

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No airport taxi service to Bengaluru airport; BMTC running additional buses

A KSDTC driver who set himself on fire at the airport on Tuesday succumbed to his injuries A KSDTC driver who set himself on fire at the airport on Tuesday succumbed to his injuries Disruption to taxi services to Kempegowda International Airport (KIA) continued on Wednesday morning as drivers from Ola, Uber, KSDTC and other […]