Taxi drivers

How to Prevent Robbery and Violence — Occupational Health and Safety

Safety tips for taxi drivers: How to prevent theft and violence Driving a taxi carries serious risks, and many drivers experience some form of assault or robbery on the job. NIOSH provides these tips on how to stay safe as a professional driver. Driving a taxi can be a dangerous job – taxi drivers are […]

Taxi app

Launch of Barrow’s Uber-style taxi booking app

THE brains behind Barrow’s answer to Just Eat have launched a new app offering an Uber-style taxi booking service. Barrow Eats was created last year by entrepreneurs Scott Beckman and Sam Cunningham with the aim of offering a more affordable, local version of Just Eat. Following the success of the recently updated Barrow Eats app, […]

Taxi services

Are app-based taxi services losing their customer base in the city?

Frustrated by unreliable service, many are returning to other modes of transport When app-based ride-sharing start-ups like Uber and Ola traveled to Bengaluru, they brought the promise of guaranteed rides with minimal hassle. However, the honeymoon period seems to be running out of steam with an increasing number of users complaining about high fares, unavailability […]