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“Taxi drivers face losses every day, who will think about their problems?” : AL Quadros, General Secretary, Union of Mumbai Taxi Drivers

Following several strike representations and warnings by the Mumbai Taximen’s Union – the largest taxi union in Mumbai, the country’s financial capital – the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Transport Authority (MMRTA) said last week that it had proposed a hike tariffs and that a decision on this will be taken into account at the next meeting. […]

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TVs broken and put away with taxi drivers – ‘inappropriate’ calls to 999 prevent police from dealing with real emergencies

The force issued alerts that “waste time” and distract call handlers from “real emergencies”. The summer months bring increased pressures on officers, with the control room having to deal with around 300 999 calls “every day”. The latest figures available show that in January 2022, 8,727 calls were made to 999. Register to our daily […]

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San Francisco taxi drivers gear up for nation’s first Uber partnership | national news

Uber and taxis have long been mortal enemies. But now disruptors and disrupters are joining forces in hopes that each can provide what the other lacks: more drivers for Uber and more business for taxis. The country’s first program in San Francisco will allow passengers to book taxi rides directly on the Uber app with […]

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Taxi app will allow users to hire e-bikes in Dublin

A taxi app will allow customers to book e-bikes in Dublin as part of an innovative pilot scheme that will help tackle climate change. The new partnership between Free Now and e-bike sharing company Tier will kick off later this week. The initial rollout will cover Blanchardstown, Swords, Malahide, Baldoyle, Portmarnock and Howth, with 100 […]

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Saudi TGA to fine 349 taxi drivers for violating uniform rules

RIYADH – The Transport General Authority (TGA) has confirmed that it has detected violations by a total of 349 taxi drivers in adhering to the mandatory uniform rule. The authority said these taxi drivers will be issued fines as punishment for the offence. The authority’s decision to make uniforms compulsory for male and female taxi […]

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Taxi APP Market – growing demand from industry professionals – This Is Ardee

Market Reports offers a latest report published on “Global taxi app Market 2022-2030”. In addition, the Global Taxi Application report includes market sizing and forecasts, annual growth analysis, and market dynamics, including growth drivers, restraining factors, opportunities, and trends covering the overall market outlook. A detailed analysis of the market position of taxi appmarket competitiveness, […]

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Threat of chaos as taxi drivers vow to block Sandwell Aquatics Center during Games

Taxi drivers block traffic in West Bromwich More than 100 drivers demonstrated outside Oldbury Council House today ahead of the Sandwell Council plenary meeting. The Sandwell Private Hire Drivers Association (SPHDA) has vowed to cause havoc during the Games after meeting with Sandwell Council officials last week. Drivers are calling on the Sandwell Council to […]

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Fine of 3,000 dirhams for operating illegal taxi services in Abu Dhabi, police warn – News

Vehicles will be confiscated for 30 days Published: Tue, Jul 26, 2022, 3:45 PM Last update: Tue, Jul 26, 2022, 6:35 PM Motorists caught operating illegal taxi services in the capital will be fined Dh3,000 and have their vehicles seized for 30 days, authorities have warned. In the latest statement posted on its social media […]

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NABTA distances itself from taxi drivers’ strike

The Namibian Bus and Taxi Association (Nabta) has distanced itself from the protest planned for Tuesday by the Namibian Transport and Taxi Union (NTTU). In a statement released by Nabta on Tuesday, President Jeffrey Platt said the association was unaware of the strike. “Members of the public are advised not to panic. All taxi drivers […]

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Global Online Taxi Services Market Size, Share, Growth, Trends,

Online taxi services market The global online taxi services market size is expected to grow from USD 31.03 billion in 2021 to USD 34.82 billion in 2022 at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 12.2%. The online taxi services market is then expected to reach $53.48 billion in 2026 with a CAGR of 11.3%. […]

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Apna Bhada’s Murtuza Ali launches ‘free taxi services’ from Delhi airport

New Delhi Recently, Murtuza Ali, the founder of Apna Bhada, an app-based taxi platform that offers customers to book safe, reliable and comfortable rides, officially launched his FreeTaxi services from Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi. The newly launched taxi services will be available for people at both domestic and international terminals. Apna […]

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Taxi drivers have been given just 85 more permits for Dublin Airport as queue chaos leaves some stranded

TAXI drivers have received just 85 more permits to operate at Dublin Airport this year despite queue chaos, leaving many stranded late at night. And DAA is offering taxi drivers cash back of just €8.46 per week for working after 10 p.m. 4 A DAA spokesperson claimed the national taxi shortage is to blame for […]

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Goa needs app-based taxi services like Ola and Uber, says CM Pramod Sawant

The taxi situation in Goa does not make anyone happy. Travelers to Goa find them too expensive, tourists find them exorbitant, and taxi drivers themselves face the heat from all directions. Efforts have long been underway to settle ongoing disputes over the regions in which local taxi companies and the state-owned app-based taxi service, Goa […]

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New plans as Basildon faces shortage of taxi drivers

A ‘SEVERE shortage’ of taxi drivers in Basildon is putting night revelers at risk and isolating some of the borough’s most vulnerable residents, it is claimed. The borough is facing a shortage of licensed drivers according to council documents, with many workers dropping out of the trade during the pandemic and fewer recruits signing up. […]

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GCCI backs government position on taxi app service | Goa News

Panaji: Firmly support the government’s position to introduce an application Taxi service, the Goa Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI) said taxi operators can thrive by adapting a locally developed taxi platform. GCCI said some of the taxi aggregators operating in other states may not benefit Goa. “Some of the apps that work in other […]

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Commuters and taxi drivers in Mpumalanga despair as…

When farm laborer December Mbokodo (40) pays for his monthly bus fare for August, it will cost him almost R30 more than the July fare. This price increase comes on top of the 6% annual increase it has been paying since April. “It’s too expensive… life is difficult,” Mbokodo said. “What if the price of […]

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Taxi app market share | Cut

Get a sample report Buy the full report New Jersey, United States,- The Global Taxi app market The study provides a comprehensive review of the market throughout the projection period. The study covers a variety of sections along with an analysis of events and factors that are likely to play an important role in the […]

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Goa government to introduce app-based taxi services: transport minister

Goa Transport Minister Mauvin Godinho has said that the state government will introduce app-based taxi services in the state. “All over the world, technology is used in the field of passenger transport. APP-based taxis have become popular and have transformed the transport industry in a seismic way. They bring transparency and […]

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TTAG: Public transport is inefficient, you need a taxi app | Goa News

Panjim: The Goa Travel and Tourism Association (TTAG) spoke out in favor of introducing app-based taxis in Goa and praised Transport Minister Mauvin Godinho for backing the service. “All over the world, technology is used in the field of passenger transport. App-based taxis have become popular and have transformed the transport industry in a seismic […]

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Taxi app Free Now introduces €1 ‘tech fee’ on customers

Popular taxi app Free Now has introduced a €1 “tech fee” for customers using the app. The surcharge has been heavily criticized as there is already a €2 booking fee in place, as well as a €5 cancellation fee if the customer cancels on the driver. Free Now sent an email to customers on Monday […]

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Council looking for new Wiltshire taxi drivers

MORE than 70 people responded to a campaign by Wiltshire Council to encourage people to become taxi drivers. As many as 71 people applied to address the shortage of taxi drivers serving local communities across the county after the campaign launched in April. The council says taxis are a vital part of Wiltshire’s transport network, […]

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Urgent need for app-based taxi services in Goa: GSIA

Jul 20, 2022 | 06:06 IST Urgent need for app-based taxi services in Goa: GSIA We urge the government not to succumb to taxi union pressure tactics and instead adopt a long-term solution. Team Herald VASCO: The Goa State Industries Association (GSIA) had supported the government’s decision to introduce app-based taxi services in the state. […]

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The free taxi app now reaches fares with a ‘Tech’ surcharge of €1

A person taking a taxi ride using the Free Now app could pay €6.80 before stepping into the taxi after the company announced plans to introduce a €1 technology fee. The company, which allows passengers to order a taxi through its app, told customers on Monday that the fee would come into effect from August […]

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False claim that we don’t use meters, taxi drivers say | Goa News

Taxi owners have said the chief minister should compare their bank balances with those of his ministers to check who looted from the public Panaji: members of All-Goa Taxi The trade union association on Monday refuted Chief Minister Pramod Sawant’s accusation that taxi operators are not use the meters in their vehicles. “It’s a fake […]

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Prince Rupert could be without taxi service for 5 days – Prince Rupert Northern View

Skeena Taxi is reduced in service for five days until estimated July 23, due to COVID-19 among clerical and administrative staff. Customers are encouraged to download the Skeena Taxi app. Driver Maninderjit helps passengers into the cabin on April 28, 2021. (Photo: KJ Millar/The Northern View) Prince Rupert could be […]

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Random Drug Tests for Phuket Airport Taxi Drivers

PHUKET: Phuket International Airport officials have launched a campaign to carry out random drug tests on taxi drivers at the key tourist facility in hopes of having the airport declared a “white airport” and to build tourists’ confidence that they are getting a “clean” driver. Drivers gathered in the airport’s international bus parking lot yesterday […]

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GSIA offers government support on app-based taxi services

Panaji, Jul 18 (UNI) The Goa State Industries Association (GSIA) on Monday gave its support to the state government for the initiative to introduce app-based taxi services in the coastal state. “We believe that the introduction of app-based taxi service aggregators is the only solution to end the woes of the traveling public. We understand […]

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150th Open: SoS to all taxi drivers in Fife to help huge crowds at St Andrews

The disruption to public transport meant golf fans faced a real challenge getting to and from the historic championships as tens of thousands of people rushed to the Old Course. Late Sunday afternoon, the R&A issued a request for help to all taxi drivers to help them. He made a specific request that all hires […]

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Taxi Drivers Drop Money Losing Kakao T Blue Membership Option

[Photo by MK DB] Taxi drivers are refusing to drive Kakao members’ cars, citing declining profits, but Kakao Mobility has denied that its mandatory Kakao T Blue call is a reason for the drop in its member taxi driver numbers. According to the taxi industry on Sunday, a growing number of taxi drivers refused to […]

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Taxi Apps Market 2022 by Key Players, Regions, Type and Application, Forecast to 2030 – Instant Interview

The Taxi APP Market report is a perfect basis for people who are looking for a comprehensive study and analysis of the Taxi APP Market. This report contains study and miscellaneous information which will help you to understand your niche and focus key market channels in the regional and global Taxi APP market. To understand […]

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Italy: Unionized taxi drivers will go on strike across the country on July 20 and 21

Jul 15, 2022 | 19:52 UTC Unionized taxi drivers will go on strike across Italy on July 20 and 21; reduced availability of taxis, likely increase in demand for other forms of transport. transportation Security ITA Event Unionized taxi drivers plan to strike across Italy on July 20 and 21 to protest government plans to […]

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Sawant calls for introduction of app-based taxi services

Jul 15, 2022 | 06:57 IST Sawant calls for introduction of app-based taxi services Says aggregator service is only long term solution Team Herald PORVORIM: Chief Minister Pramod Sawant has called for the introduction of app-based taxi services in the coastal state and said the aggregator service is the only long-term solution in the interest […]

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Man jailed for the armed robbery of two Dublin taxi drivers

A judge has said there must be deterrents to theft from taxi drivers and other public service providers and they cannot be seen as an easy target. Judge Pauline Codd was speaking during the sentencing of Michael Collins (32) for the robbery at knifepoint of two taxi drivers in Dublin, who described in their victim […]

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Italian taxi drivers continue to protest and fear new competition

ROME (AP) — Hundreds of taxi drivers in Italy on Wednesday left their cars unused for a second day to protest Italian government plans to allow more competition, including ride-sharing services. A handful of drivers chained themselves to protest in the square outside Prime Minister Mario Draghi’s office on Tuesday, and they were still chained […]

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Mandatory uniform for Saudi taxi drivers goes into effect

The Saudi Transport Authority’s decision to make uniforms compulsory for male and female taxi drivers came into effect on Tuesday, July 12, according to the Saudi Gazette. The Transport General Authority’s (TGA) decision to make uniforms compulsory applies to both male and female taxi drivers. For the latest headlines, follow our Google News channel online […]

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Mandatory uniform for taxi drivers in Saudi Arabia goes into effect

RIYADH — The decision by the General Transport Authority (TGA) to make uniforms compulsory for male and female taxi drivers came into effect on Tuesday July 12. Fines will be imposed on those who violate uniform regulations. The decision to enforce mandatory uniform will apply to public taxi drivers, taxi routing service, guided vehicle service […]

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Research Analysis of Global Taxi Apps Market 2022 – Tagmytaxi, Mtoag, Mobisoft, Space-O Technologies – Instant Interview

The analysis breakdown provides a variety of elements displaying the characteristics and opportunity areas impacting the industry. The researcher examined the companies in depth by exploring their product portfolio and their benefits in terms of growth or weaknesses. Business-related threats and expansion are investigated by conducting an in-depth company profiling which presents complete company details […]

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Portugal is among the countries where Uber taxi drivers have used violence to gain benefits

JN / Agencies Yesterday at 22:43 Uber is used in several countries, including Portugal, to use violence by taxi drivers against Uber drivers to boost the company’s image and curry favor with governments, a press survey reveals. The plan began to take shape in 2015, when the North American company’s strategists realized they could. Uber […]

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Taxi drivers are warned to keep payment details up to date or risk licensing issues

Taxi drivers have been warned to keep their payment details up to date when signing up for a new regular DBS verification service or risking trouble with their current taxi licenses. Licensing authorities have recently introduced new criminal record checks every 6 months for taxi and private hire vehicle (PHV) drivers. It is widely recommended […]

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City urges taxi drivers not to slap five phones on their dashboard

Proposed rules would require drivers to limit it to two, max Some people, especially those who drive older cars that don’t have Android-Auto or Apple CarPlay, can sometimes be inclined to take a simpler approach – using their phone. Buy a dash/windshield mount for your phone, and it’s as good as a real head unit. […]

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Taxi Services Market Analysis, Size, Share, Trends, Global Industry Overview, Demand, Growth and Forecast 2028 BMW Group, Didi Chuxing, Daimler, Lyft, Uber, BiTaksi, Cabify, Grab, Gett

Taxi Services Market 2022 Industry Size, Share, Global Analysis, Growth, Development Status, Regional Trends, Opportunity Assessment and In-Depth Research Study Forecast with Covid-19 Impact till 2028 This press release was originally distributed by SBWire London, UK – (SBWIRE) – 07/08/2022 – The global taxi services market size will increase from USD 253.6 billion in 2021 […]

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Increase in the number of new taxi drivers in Northern Ireland

The pandemic and now the cost-of-living crisis has been difficult for taxi drivers over the past two years as households feel the pinch and rein from evening socials. However, the number of taxi drivers is actually on the rise, likely due to many families adding side businesses and second jobs to help with rising energy […]

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Disabled commuters scramble after accessible Montreal taxi drivers call strike

Taxi drivers serving Montrealers with disabilities will be on strike from Friday to Monday, directly affecting the STM’s paratransit service. Drivers are asking for higher compensation for rising gas prices and the increased cost of buying a taxi vehicle as well as modifying it for customers with special needs. The drivers aim to negotiate the […]

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Montreal taxi drivers will go on strike on Friday, affecting STM paratransit

Taxi drivers serving Montrealers with disabilities will be on strike from Friday to Monday, directly affecting the STM’s paratransit service. Drivers are asking for higher compensation for rising fuel prices and the increased costs of buying a taxi vehicle as well as modifying it for customers with special needs. The drivers aim to negotiate the […]

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Government publishes 17 tough new rules for taxi drivers and passengers

Taxi drivers who take longer routes in order to unfairly increase their charges face a fine of Kshs 20,000 or six months in jail or both. This is according to new rules laid down by the Ministry of Transport aimed at curbing the state of indiscipline in the taxi industry. Transport Cabinet Secretary James Macharia, […]

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Italian taxi drivers stage second day of nationwide strike

Max Civil TV Press, Rome Taxi drivers staged a national strike against a government plan to deregulate their sector. The industrial action has been sparked by a series of unions representing taxi drivers in opposition to Article 10 of a competition bill linked to reforms the EU is demanding in return for funding from the […]

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Taxi APP Market 2022 is Booming Worldwide and Expected to 2030 – Designer Women

The latest research report on Global Taxi app market was conducted in a variety of industries in various regions to provide a report containing data exceeding more than 100 pages. The report offers a mix of qualitative and quantifiable information focusing on aspects such as key market developments, industry and competitor challenges in the gap […]

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Taxi drivers struggling with rising petrol prices in Benidorm, Costa Blanca

Taxi drivers struggling with rising petrol prices in Benidorm, Costa Blanca. Image: Sergei Ryzhov/Shutterstock.com The high cost of petrol and diesel is drowning the profits of Benidorm taxi drivers despite the start of summer with the most expensive fares. The 1.5 percent increase in the price of taxi service authorized by the government fails to […]

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TN: Auto-Taxi Drivers Demand State-run App, Govt. Accused of inaction

Over 1,000 Chennai rickshaw and taxi drivers gathered outside DMS Labor Commissioner, Chennai, demanding ease of welfare board registration, better benefits and an application run by the state to replace the exorbitant Ola and Uber. The protest was called under the banner of the Center of Indian Trade Union (CITU)-affiliated Auto-Taxi Workers Union on July […]

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Factors causing digital taxi drivers to go offline

By The Citizen Reporter Dar es Salaam. The advent of digital taxis in 2016 was a breath of fresh air for many residents of the commercial capital Dar es Salaam, as it saved them from the agony of overpriced fares. They brought convenience to the driver’s door in real time, with disciplined drivers who were […]

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Italy: Unionized taxi drivers will go on strike across the country on July 5 and 6, demonstration in the center of Rome on July 5

Jul 02, 2022 | 10:23 UTC Unionized taxi drivers in Italy will go on strike across the country on July 5-6, demonstration in central Rome on July 5. Taxi, likely transport disruptions. Security transportation ITA Event Unionized taxi drivers plan to strike across the country on July 5 and 6 over various issues, including government […]

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FAAN TAXI APP – News Agency of Nigeria

THE EXPLANATOR Eight facts about the new FAANTaxi app The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) recently launched its TaxiApp for booking travel and the initiative begins with Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA), Abuja. Here are eight facts you need to know about the app: 1. FAAN app can be accessed on Google Play Store […]

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Thai taxi drivers protest over extended GrabBike delay

Bangkok motorcycle taxi drivers and taxi drivers today burned their orange safety vests in protest against the Ministry of Transport’s decision to extend GrabBike drivers license for another 2 months. The company announced last week that each of its Grab riders must register as a public transport operator and change their license plates from white […]