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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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Over 5,000 taxi drivers fined in Istanbul in 2021

ISTANBUL Local authorities in Istanbul have fined more than 5,000 taxi and minibus drivers for violating the rules, totaling 2.8 million lira ($208,000) in 2021 in response to the frequent complaints from residents and tourists. class=”cf”> Municipal authorities in the Turkish metropolis have conducted unannounced inspections in accordance with the relevant law and legislation regarding […]

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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 […]