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Police are investigating the deaths of two taxi drivers

Ohangwena Police are investigating the deaths of two taxi drivers on Saturday, after both went to the same cuca shop the day before. The deaths have given rise to speculation that the taxi drivers may have been poisoned. The deceased, who were close friends, are Hafeni Shuufeni (30) from Etunda Lomutako village and Johannes Hangobe […]

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Online taxi services provide income opportunities for Zambian women.

– Online taxi services have become the preferred means of transport for the people of Lusaka, the capital of Zambiaand some cities. One of the reasons is that online taxi services are more affordable than other public transport options. As a result, more and more locals are using online taxi services to get from one […]

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Taxi Boeken launches taxi services for passengers and companies

Taxi Boeken launches taxi, parcel, airport transport and patient transport services for individuals and companies throughout Belgium. The transport service – Taxi Boeken provides private taxis, airport transport and parcel transport to individuals and companies in Belgium and other nearby cities. It allows people to find and locate a taxi nearby. After locating it, it […]

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Letter from Phoenix: Gummies, guacamole and taxi driver lessons

After three years away, I was curious to see what Narita airport would look like compared to Incheon where I had just been two weeks before. It’s one of Asia-Pacific’s slowest airports to recover – Incheon is second in recovery after Singapore – and although Japan fully reopened on October 11, Narita felt like a […]

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Uber may restrict automated taxi services to parts of Bangalore, says 10% commission cap unsustainable

Ride-sharing giant Uber may limit its car taxi services to parts of Bangalore as the 10% commission structure in the state makes the vertical operationally unviable. “Currently our commission in Bangalore is capped at 10% of the fare collected. It’s not financially viable. If our costs cannot be covered by commissions, we will need to […]

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Kochi startup to launch online taxi app on November 1 – The New Indian Express

By Express press service KOCHI: Kochi-based GMT Technologies will launch “PikMe,” an online taxi and auto-booking app, on Tuesday. “PikMe” is a locally innovated app that understands local market demands and provides affordable and reasonable rides to the public, said Mathew James, founder of GMT Technologies, the startup that developed the app. “While the existing […]

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Water taxi services between the domestic cruise terminal and Mandwa will start from November 1

House Cities Bombay Water taxi services between the domestic cruise terminal and Mandwa will start from November 1 The new ship named “NAYAN XI” has a capacity of 140 passengers on the lower deck and another 60 passengers on the upper deck / business class. The vessel which had been built in Goa arrived in […]

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How taxi drivers can survive the Christmas season of drunks, bilkers and vomiters

When talking about ‘silly season’, the taxi industry generally refers to the period between the beginning of October the start of January. For the average night worker this can mean entering 92 days of hell, with very little respite. To be fair to the general public, it wasn’t so long ago that the whole of […]

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Taxi drivers… it’s never too early to think about self-assessment!

Self-assessment is an annual task for anyone that is not automatically imposed, for example, if you are self-employed or receive payments from private work as a freelancer or contractor. More than 12 million people are expected to file a self-assessment tax return this year. Whether you’re new to self-assessment or you’ve been completing your tax […]

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Cost of living crisis: taxi drivers on inflation, benefits and pensions

Taxi drivers have their say (Picture: Getty Images) In the world of investing, there’s a saying: when your taxi driver tips you, he’s probably past his prime. This certainly does not mean that we should not listen to our loyal taxi drivers, quite the contrary. Last week I had the pleasure of chatting with two […]

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Mount Vernon taxi drivers lobby for increased minimum fares

Mount Vernon taxi drivers are lobbying City Hall to raise fares. They say that if their minimum rates are not increased, they and their employers will suffer. They attended Wednesday night’s meeting of the city’s taxi commission to demand that the minimum fare be increased by $1. They tell News 12 it could prevent some […]

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Taxibus Schiphol offers reliable and affordable taxi services in Amsterdam, North Holland

Amsterdam, North Holland – Taxibus Schiphol is a reliable taxi service that operates in Amsterdam and provides affordable and convenient transportation to and from Schiphol Airport. With the narrow streets and large tourist population, getting around the city can be difficult, but this taxi service makes it easy with its secure online booking system and […]

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Cape Town’s new Loop taxi app will give commuters safer journeys at cheaper prices

Clarence Ford spoke with Loop team members Jamie Wyngaard and Imtiyaaz Riley. – A South African mobility tech start-up called Loop has launched an online taxi hailing service for commuters in Cape Town – The app has been sanctioned by the Western Cape Government Loop said it aimed to offer the convenience of an on-demand […]

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One state, one taxi app! Goa Govt to develop mobile app for tourists to book taxis

Traveling to Goa? Taxi services are set to become easier to access as the government is likely to introduce a centralized app to book taxis in the state. The government has discussed the issue of taxi booking services in Goa and said that contributions from taxi associations will also be considered before developing this app. […]

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West Suffolk: Taxi drivers face increased fees and charges

Published: 12:25 19 October 2022 The first increase in fees and charges for West Suffolk taxi drivers in seven years will come into effect next April. The District Council Cabinet agreed on a higher cost package at a meeting on Tuesday. The annual cost of a cab license will rise from £163 to £209, while […]

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GoaMiles ready to offer electric vehicles and accommodation for taxi drivers

October 19, 2022 | 07:14 IST GoaMiles ready to offer electric vehicles and accommodation for taxi drivers Team Herald VASCO: Transportation Minister Mauvin Godinho said GoaMiles is willing to offer electric vehicles (EVs) and accommodations to taxi drivers in the state. Godinho, who inaugurated the GoaMiles counter at Dabolim airport, said the company plans to […]

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The state government will launch a new taxi app called “Goa Taxi” by New Year

Office GoemkarponnPANAJI: Transport Minister Mauvin Godinho said today that the state government will launch a new taxi app called ‘Goa Taxi’.CM Dr Pramod Sawant, Tourism Minister Rohan Khaunte and Transport Minister Mauvin Godinho held a meeting on the issue of taxis and enforcement training.“The state government is going to launch a new taxi app called […]

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Kenya: Taxi drivers form National Welfare Association

Nairobi – Taxi drivers in Kenya have come together to form an association that brings together members from Kenya’s 47 counties to look after their welfare. The association known as the Mobile Taxi Association of Kenya (MTAK) will include taxi and tuk tuk drivers as well as Boda boda motorcyclists. The acting president of the […]

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Taxi drivers form national welfare association

NAIROBI, Kenya, October 17 – Kenyan taxi drivers have come together to form an association that brings together members from all 47 counties in Kenya to look after their welfare. The association known as the Mobile Taxi Association of Kenya (MTAK) will include taxi and tuk tuk drivers as well as Boda boda motorcyclists. The […]

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Two taxi drivers issued ban notices after random taxi inspection

DVSA vehicle inspection. (Image: Ribble Valley Police) Two taxi drivers have received notices after a random inspection was carried out in Ribble Valley last week. On Friday October 14, the police worked with Ribble Valley Council Taxi Enforcement and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) to carry out inspections of taxis to ensure vehicles were safe. Ten […]

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Glasgow taxi drivers without refurbishment will have an extra year to prepare for the arrival of the LEZ

Glasgow taxi operators who do not have access to funded retrofit solutions to meet Low Emission Zone requirements will be given more time to prepare, after the proposal has been approved by the Board of Directors city ​​today. The plan to grant a one-year “time-limited exemption” to operators in these circumstances would see the application […]

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Glasgow taxi drivers with no retrofit option granted temporary low-emission zone exemption

Glasgow taxi operators who do not have access to funded retrofit solutions to meet Low Emission Zone (LEZ) requirements will be given more time to prepare, Glasgow City Council has confirmed. It comes after the proposal was approved by the council’s city administration committee on Thursday. The plan to grant a one-year “time-limited exemption” to […]

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Poor road conditions trigger protests and partial withdrawal of taxi services | Main stories

Residents of several communities in Clarendon Northern are calling for the deplorable roads in the constituency to be repaired. Residents’ frustration boiled over on Monday, sparking protests in places including James Hill, Cave Valley, Bog Hole, Carty Hill and Trout Hall. Tracey-Ann Mahoney, director of James Hill Primary, said the gleaner that recent heavy rains […]

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Kenyan taxi drivers set up national association to look after their welfare

(The Magazine Plus Editorial): – Mombasa, Coast October 11, 2022 (Issuewire.com) – Kenyan taxi drivers form national association to look after their welfare Taxi drivers in Kenya have come together to form a national association which brings together all of Kenya’s 47 counties. The association named Mobile Taxi Association of Kenya (MTAK) will bring together […]

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eThekwini taxi drivers deny benefiting from multi-million rand scheme

eThekwini taxi drivers say they haven’t benefited from the city’s Moja Cruise incentive program. Initially, the program was officially launched in October 2018 by embattled former mayor Zandile Gumede. The aim was to reward taxi drivers who didn’t turn on the music, obeyed traffic laws, had trackers installed to ensure speed limits were observed and […]

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Taxi drivers urged to unite to solve industry problems – The Royal Gazette

Created: Oct 10, 2022 06:58 Industry meeting: Taxi drivers are due to meet on Monday to discuss concerns (file photo) The Bermuda Taxi Association is calling on its members to come together to help address the issues they face within the industry. The Bermuda Taxi Owners and Operators Association has invited all of its members […]

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Bulgaria: taxi drivers demonstrate en masse after the murder of one of their colleagues last night – Novinite.com

Taxi Drivers organize a mass demonstration after their colleague Hristo Traikov was killed last night in the “Rassadnika” district of Sofia. Demanding that the Home Office do its job and thwart criminals who commit murder, the Drivers demonstrated in front of the third department of the capital’s regional police, and at night they also blocked […]

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Exclusive Bike Taxi App for Women in Rajamahendravaram, Andhra Pradesh – The New Indian Express

By Express press service RAJAMAHENDRAVARAM: Drop easy, an exclusive mobile application developed to help women move safely from one part of the city to another, was launched in Rajamahendravaram on Friday. In a one-of-a-kind service, the app offers a fleet of bicycle taxis, driven only by women, 24 hours a day within a 10 km […]

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Taxi drivers will take home more with a new announcement from the South African government

South Australian taxi drivers are set to earn more pay, with the state government today allowing a 6% fare increase. The increases, which will be the first for the industry since 2016, will come into effect at the end of this month and are designed to address the financial shortfall that taxi drivers currently face […]

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Mandatory protection training for all taxi drivers in North Devon

North Devon Council has received funding from the Home Office under the fourth cycle of its Safer Streets Fund to provide training for its taxi and private hire drivers through a safeguarding awareness course. The course will focus specifically on the protection of children and vulnerable adults and will be taught by Karen Anderson, a […]

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Sunderland taxi drivers face bans on short shorts, baseball caps and football gear under new plans

The consultation on updated rules and regulations for taxis and private hire vehicles and operators is due to end next week. Sunderland City Council has held the consultation to update its hackney haul license and private hire policies and is seeking more views on the proposals. These include the introduction of an ‘enhancement scheme’ for […]

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BPJAMSOSTEK facilitates social security for taxi drivers online

Jakarta (ANTARA) – The Workers’ Social Security Agency (BPJS Ketenagakerjaan/BPJAMSOSTEK) is committed to facilitating social security for online taxi drivers classified as self-employed (BPU). “We know that online transport drivers are at high risk of occupational accidents in Jakarta. In the regions, the risk is related to crime,” Jakarta Region Deputy Deputy Director BPJAMSOSTEK explained […]

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Hawke’s Bay taxi drivers fume at house arrest for bashing, say workplace violence escalates

Havelock North resident Joga Singh-Chamber is recovering at his Havelock North home after a brutal passenger assault. Journalist/Gary Hamilton-Irvine. Video/Warren Buckland A Havelock North taxi driver stricken to the point of having a brain haemorrhage says a house arrest sentence against his attacker sends a chilling message. The Hawke’s Bay taxi community has been rallying […]

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Online Taxi “Kerala Savari”; driver registration, number of people who downloaded cross 7000 app, security features include call masking – KERALA – GENERAL

taxi online THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Online registration has been opened for drivers who wish to join the government’s ‘Kerala Savari’ online taxi service. The application has already been downloaded by 7441 people. The project should extend beyond the capital. Drivers had to reach the call center to register. The app for drivers is now available on Play […]

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Tempers flare over illegal ‘taxi enforcement driver’ in Kamala

PHUKET: The behavior of Phuket taxi drivers is making waves again after a driver in a queue outside a popular pub in Kamala filed a complaint against a taxi service app driver who had come to collect passengers. The car in question has been registered to provide taxi services through an app, but the car […]

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Five East London taxi drivers ‘involved in a people smuggling operation’ appear in court

Five east London taxi drivers ‘involved in a people smuggling operation which transported migrants in and out of the UK using lorries’ appear in court The charges follow the investigation by the National Crime Agency Operation Symbolry The investigation focused on a London-based gang involved in migrant smuggling The five men are aged between 40 […]

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NYC arranges $225 million in debt relief for taxi drivers

(Bloomberg) – New York City has arranged more than $225 million in debt relief for more than 1,000 taxi medallion owners to help an industry battered by competition from Uber Technologies Inc. and… other app-based automotive services, Mayor Eric Adams said. Bloomberg’s Most Read Last month, the Adams administration finalized a deal with Marblegate Asset […]

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Relief for taxi drivers: “Now I get my life back”

MIDTOWN, Manhattan (PIX11) – They are as iconic as the Statue of Liberty or the Empire State Building. We’re talking about those yellow cabs that were all over the streets of New York. There are far fewer, but many drivers are still struggling with the huge debt of buying their taxi medallions. “Today was a […]

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AoT claims airport security as reason for ‘approved’ taxi drivers

PHUKET: Airports of Thailand branch in Phuket (AoT Phuket), which operates Phuket International Airport, released a statement saying airport security was the reason for the need to allow taxi drivers only “approved” to operate at the airport. The statement was released online by the Phuket branch of the Public Relations Department (PR Phuket) late afternoon […]

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App-based taxi services to start soon in Goa, promises CM Sawant

Goa taxi service situation is not up to par according to travellers. Besides, it’s expensive too. But now, good news is coming. As Goa’s tourist season officially begins in the first week of October, the state will soon benefit from app-based taxi services. Yes, Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said on Wednesday that his government […]

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App-based taxi services will soon be available in Goa, says CM

On Wednesday, the Chief Minister of Goa made a big announcement. He was firm on the introduction of app-based taxi service in the state of Goa. He said I wanted to assure you that in a few days app based taxis will be available. Earlier, Goa Transport Minister Mauvin Godinho made a similar announcement in […]

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Goa: App-based taxi services coming soon, says CM Pramod Sawant

Pramod Sawant, the chief minister of Goa, said on Wednesday his administration was committed to bringing app-based taxi services to the coastal state. “I want to assure you that in a few days app-based taxis will be available,” Sawant told reporters in Chandigarh. A few months ago, Goa Transport Minister Mauvin Godinho said the state […]

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goa: App-based taxi services will soon be available in Goa: Chief Minister Pramod Sawant

Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said on Wednesday his government was firm on introducing app-based taxi services in the coastal state. “I want to assure you that in a few days app-based taxis will be available,” Sawant told reporters in Chandigarh. Two months ago, Goa Transport Minister Mauvin Godinho said the state government was firm […]

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App-based taxi services will soon be available in Goa: CM Pramod Sawant

Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said on Wednesday his government was firm on introducing app-based taxi services in the coastal state. “I want to assure you that in a few days app-based taxis will be available,” Sawant told reporters in Chandigarh. Two months ago, Goa Transport Minister Mauvin Godinho said the state government […]

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Uber and Bolt taxi drivers go on strike after companies fail to implement 18% commission cap

The National Transportation and Safety Authority (NTSA) has set regulations to cap the commission charged to online taxi drivers at 18%. Kenyan taxi drivers operating under Uber and Bolt platforms have gone on strike, calling on companies to enforce the law They have decried that they have no say in setting freight charges, and companies […]

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Bike taxi services ignore user safety

HYDERABAD: A doctor riding an Ola bike suffered head injuries after the two-wheeler was hit by a car in Malakpet on Tuesday night. While the pilot (captain) suffered only minor injuries, Dr Shravani was hospitalized and died on Saturday. Police say Dr Shravani was not wearing a helmet when the hit-and-run happened. The incident has […]

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Bike taxi services operate in Hyderabad without helmets

HYDERABAD: A doctor riding an Ola bike suffered head injuries after the two-wheeler was hit by a car in Malakpet on Tuesday night. While the rider (captain) suffered only minor injuries, Dr. Shravani was hospitalized and is fighting for her life. It is not known if she was wearing a helmet. The incident, however, raises […]

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Taxi drivers provide essential services in Malaga during two hour strike

During the taxi strike in Andalusia this weekend, drivers will only operate essential services for two hours a day. As taxi drivers across Andalucia began their scheduled strike action tonight, Friday September 23, a statement issued by the sector informed users that there will be three stops at the main transport hubs of the Malaga […]

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Global Taxi Apps Market Perspective on Current Scope and Future Strategies 2030

taxi app Global Taxi Apps Market Strategies and Top Key Players 2022: Enuke Software, Mtoag, Uber, Appypie, Innofied Solution NEW YORK, NY, USA, September 23, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — Market.biz recently launched a Taxi app market study that focuses on market size and volumes by application, industry-specific process, players, and production and consumption analysis considering key […]

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Taxi drivers issued warnings in operations by Peterborough City Council

Peterborough City Council Licensing Officers took part in a joint operation with officers from Cambridgeshire Police, HMRC and DVSA to inspect taxis operating in Peterborough. On September 8, vehicles were stopped by Cambridgeshire Police and inspected at the Pleasure Fair Meadow car park, Oundle Road. Taxis were checked for potential safety risks, while drivers were […]

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Taxi drivers on the Costa del Sol will go on strike TODAY, affecting air and sea ports, bus and train stations in Malaga Spain

COSTA DEL SOL taxi drivers have called a strike for today, Thursday September 22, posing potential chaos in the city’s air and sea transport, bus and train stations. Apart from essential services such as transporting the disabled, the elderly or families with children, there will be no taxi service between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. […]

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High CNG prices: Mumbai taxi drivers and motorists demand higher fares to survive

Auto drivers and taxi drivers in Mumbai urgently need a fare hike. Photo: Eshan Kalyanikar Sain Ullah Khan, 65, has been driving a taxi in Mumbai for 35 years, but his life was turned upside down during the COVID pandemic in 2020. Lockdown two years ago took away his income and savings and now he […]

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Taxi app asks for staggered opening hours to ease the pressure

One of the country’s largest taxi apps, Free Now, calls for staggered opening hours to help reduce demand for taxis during rush hour. The app operators gave evidence to the Oireachtas transport committee today as part of a discussion about the shortage of taxi drivers. Fiona Brady, operations manager at Free Now, told the committee […]

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Taxi drivers could see a break on the 10-year rule for petrol and diesel vehicles due to shortages of electric vehicles and affordable cars

TAXI drivers could be allowed to continue using their old petrol and diesel engines beyond the 10-year rule due to a shortage of electric vehicles and affordable cars in Ireland. Last month the Irish Sun revealed that only one in five taxi drivers had been able to benefit from a generous government grant replace their […]

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Taxi drivers are ‘losing patience’ over talk of 20% fare hike – The Royal Gazette

Updated: Sep 21, 2022 1:17 PM The Bermuda Taxi Owners and Operators Association is calling for a 20% increase in metered fares (Photograph by Tia Smith) Taxi drivers are urging the government to allow a 20% increase in metered fares. The Bermuda Taxi Owners and Operators Association also wants the late-night work surcharge to start […]

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Ojek drivers online: Government powerless to take action against online taxi app providers

TEMPO.CO, Jakarta – The association of joe online Garda Indonesia Chairman Igun Wicaksono said ride-hailing app service providers have been arrogant in complying with government regulations as they are reluctant to lower app fees. “This is strong evidence that even the government is powerless to take strong action against app companies,” Igun told Tempo on […]

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1,000 online taxi drivers stage new protest in DPR

TEMPO.CO, Jakarta – Taxi online the drivers who are members of the Coalition of Online Drivers (Kado) have planned to organize a demonstration on Wednesday, September 21, 2022, in front of the House of Representatives (DPR) building. In the invitation received by Tempoover 1,000 will join the action. “We Kado bring three demands,” Indonesian Rental […]

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Bhekulwandle taxi drivers ‘harass’ motorists

A resident of Bhekulwandle recalled a recent incident where she found herself in a roadblock which had been set up by taxi drivers who allegedly forced all passengers out of private cars, telling them to take minibus taxis. READ ALSO : A taxi owner killed in a hail of bullets in Isipingo Sonto Mthethwa, who […]

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Thai taxi drivers demand a starting price of 45-50 baht

Sadit Chaithiang, chairman of the Thailand Association of Public Taxis, announced after the meeting that the first round of negotiations had not yielded any positive results and that the next meeting would be held in October. The taxi drivers’ associations have expressed their determination to continue their campaign for an increase in taxi fares despite […]

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TAXI DRIVERS STRENGTHENING TECHNOLOGY PARTNERSHIP WITH BOLT

TaxisRam and Bolt Portugal have reached an agreement after two months of the Taxis pilot project to integrate TVDE’s digital platform. This new partnership aims to “lead the market for technological platforms in the Region”. According to Paulo Pereira, president of TaxisRAM, the “result was a success for RAM taxi professionals, who increased the residual […]

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Spain: Unionized taxi drivers plan to strike across Andalusia on September 15; demonstration in Seville

Sep 14, 2022 | 20:29 UTC Unionized taxi drivers plan to strike across Andalusia, Spain on September 15; demonstration in Seville. Transport disruptions likely. Security transportation ESP Event Unionized taxi drivers across Andalusia plan to stage a regional strike on September 15 to protest new legislation allowing app-based transport services to operate in cities. Drivers […]

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Costa del Sol taxi drivers will demonstrate on September 15

Taxi drivers on the Costa del Sol are due to go on strike on Thursday, September 15 to protest against rules being considered by the Junta de Andalucía. If approved and enacted, the rules will effectively open the door to private rental companies which have already been implemented elsewhere in the country, including Uber, Cabify […]

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Thousands of taxi drivers fear being thrown off the road due to ’10-year rule’

Thousands of taxi drivers could be forced off the road in the new year if pressing issues affecting the industry are not addressed, an Oireachtas committee has heard. Members of representative associations of taxi drivers told the Transport Committee that the ’10-year rule’, which says taxis must be 10 years old or younger, is a […]

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Taxi drivers have been warned of numerous ROAD CLOSURES in London this week

Image credit: MPS Several roads in the heart of London have been closed to taxis and other traffic in preparation for the funeral of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. Transport for London (TfL) this evening relayed the new closures put in place by the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) to allow a rehearsal to take place. […]

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Blatant Sexual Harassment by Taxi Drivers Affects Women

Serious concerns are being raised by some women as they say some taxi drivers have sexually harassed them and indecently annoyed them. Speaking to fijivillage, a resident of Navua says there have been incidents where a taxi driver touched his hand and insisted on taking him for coffee and dinner. Your browser does not support […]

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Online taxi drivers stage protest in Gojek’s office; Require Blue Bird excluded from the application

TEMPO.CO, Jakarta – After visiting Grab Indonesia office, members of Driver Online Indonesia (DRONE) came to Gojek office to stage a protest today, September 12. DRONE PR manager Abah Ajat said one of their demands was for Gojek to kick Blue Bird out of the app. According to Ajat, GoCar drivers often have to share […]

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Man files complaint after 23 taxi drivers in Bangkok refused to serve him

An angry Thai man has slammed Bangkok taxis on his TikTok account for favoring foreigners after 23 taxi drivers refused to take him for a ride of less than 15 minutes. The man said taxi drivers in the Asoke area only wanted to serve foreign passengers because they could rip them off with high fares. […]

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Taxi drivers are not entitled to the 13th month salary

Read this in the Manila Times digital edition. Dear PAO, My friend and I are former taxi drivers with a certain taxi company and we were paid based on the “frontier” system. We worked there for over a decade until we became eligible for retirement. During our entire service, we did not receive our 13th […]

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Andalusia | Violent protests as taxi drivers angered by plans to regulate ride-sharing industry in Andalucia

Taxi drivers are unhappy with the competition from ride-sharing companies. / PE The junta said the regulations aim to provide a legal framework so that the two forms of transport can coexist to provide the best service to the public. Angry taxi drivers protested outside the Andalusian parliament building in Seville on Thursday, over new […]

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Taxi Drivers Block Brussels, Ask EU to Investigate Uber Files Revelations

Hundreds of taxis blocked the streets of Brussels, honking their horns as they circled around a roundabout straddling European Union buildings, as part of a protest by taxi drivers from across Europe Europe demanding that the European Commission launch an official investigation into whether politicians were unduly influenced by the United States. ride-sharing giant Uber. […]

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Claims department dealing with complaints about unlicensed taxi services

Breadcrumb Links New Local News Municipality of Kincardine. Photo by Kelly Kenny/Kincardine News. Content of the article Kincardine Bylaws Enforcement is currently investigating complaints about unlicensed taxi services being offered in the municipality. Advertisement 2 This ad has not loaded yet, but your article continues below. Content of the article “We don’t allow any type […]

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Settlement department dealing with complaints relating to unlicensed taxi services

Breadcrumb Links New Local News Municipality of Kincardine. Photo by Kelly Kenny/Kincardine News. Content of the article Kincardine Bylaws Enforcement is currently investigating complaints about unlicensed taxi services being offered in the municipality. Advertisement 2 This ad has not loaded yet, but your article continues below. Content of the article “We don’t allow any type […]

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Motorbike taxi drivers online protest against rising fuel prices

TEMPO.CO, Jakarta – Chairman of the Indonesian Association of Transport and Online Service Drivers (PPTJDI) Grabbike, Igun Wicaksono said that the online motorcycle taxi (ojol) drivers would hold a rally on Friday to protest against the government’s recent fuel price hike. “It’s true, we online motorbike taxi drivers are going to hold a mass protest […]

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London taxi drivers line up on The Mall to pay a ‘moving’ tribute to Queen Elizabeth II

Black cabs lined the mall silently on Thursday evening as drivers paid tribute to the Queen. The roads around Buckingham Palace have now been closed by authorities as thousands of mourners descend on the royal residence following the monarch’s death. ITV News reporter Paul Bland posted the image of the scene on Twitter, calling the […]

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European taxi drivers block Brussels during Uber Files protest – POLITICO

Angry taxi drivers across Europe have halted traffic in Brussels in protest at ride-sharing platform Uber. The rally follows the Uber Files survey in July, which documented how Uber skirted regulations and wooed lawmakers, including French President Emmanuel Macron, as it expanded its business. Disappointed with their own governments, protesters said they wanted the EU […]

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A fierce battle is brewing between taxi drivers and residents of Khuma township in Klerksdorp – SABC News

A bitter battle is brewing between taxi operators and residents of Khuma township in Stilfontein, near Klerksdorp in the northwest. Commuters say local taxi operators have unfairly raised taxi fares without consultation. They also allege that some taxis are operating without a license, taxi drivers do not have driver’s licenses, they are overloaded and taxis […]

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SD: Reduced Mitchell taxi services lead to increased public transport as traders face limited options

September 6 – MITCHELL – And then there was one. After the closure of two local services this year, Mitchell has had only one taxi company operating during the day and late at night. About four years ago, there were more than a handful of Lyft drivers, three local taxi companies and the city’s public […]

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Decreasing Mitchell taxi services lead to increased public transport, traders face limited options – Mitchell Republic

MITCHELL – And then there was one. After the closure of two local services this year, Mitchell has had only one taxi company operating during the day and late at night. About four years ago, there were more than a handful of Lyft drivers, three local taxi companies and the city’s public transportation service operating […]

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Warning to taxi drivers after Foregate Street video

TAXI drivers have been threatened with fines or penalty points if they park illegally or irresponsibly in the city. Cllr Richard Udall, chairman of the licensing committee which oversees rules governing taxi drivers in the city, warned law enforcement officers would be patrolling Foregate Street. His intervention came after an article in the Worcester News, […]

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British Vogue editor claims taxi drivers won’t stop for him because of his skin color

British Vogue editor Edward Enninful claimed he couldn’t hail a taxi because taxi drivers wouldn’t stop for him because of his skin color. Enninful, whose celebrity friends include Kate Moss and Naomi Campbell, says he still has to ask his assistant – who is not black – to flag down a car for him. The […]

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Hacked Russian taxi app orders dozens of taxis to same address, chaos ensues

Hackers caused chaos west of downtown Moscow this week after briefly taking over Russia’s largest taxi service, Yandex. The hackers, who have not been identified, reportedly ordered all taxis in the area to go to the same pick-up point. Russian media reported severe traffic delays in the area as a result, with a stoppage lasting […]

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HMRC pursues 4,000 taxi drivers over unpaid taxes

HM Revenue & Customs is suing thousands of private drivers for unpaid taxes as new registration requirements expose the scale of undeclared income among drivers who operate via online apps. HMRC said this week it would write to around 4,000 drivers booked through apps such as Uber, Ola and Bolt, whom it suspects have not […]

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A new taxi app is coming to Bath to wow locals

Image credit: Taxis SWOOP A new taxi and private hire booking app in Bath called TAXI SWOOOP launched, using a localized management team and specific services in Bath, Somerset and surrounding areas. The new service offers airport and train station transfers for travelers to and from Bath, as well as shorter journeys, with 24/7 availability. […]

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SWOOP Taxi app launched to revolutionize Bath taxis

Bath, UK, Sep 01, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — A new Bath Taxi service has just launched, using an improved business model on Uber and Ola with a localized management team and services specific to Bath, Somerset and vicinity. Taxis in Bath have long been scarce and unreliable, and although ride-hailing brands have attempted to expand […]

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Anonymous hacked Russian taxi app Yandex causing massive traffic jam

Russia was one of favorite targets of hackers since the country went to war with Ukraine. The latest attack was targeted against a ride-sharing service Yandex Taxi. The news was first published on Reddit.com. For your information, Yandex Taxi belongs to yandex, Russia’s leading IT company, also known as Russian Google. It should be noted […]

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In Japan’s ‘Udon Capital’, Taxi Drivers Help Travelers Find the Best Noodles

The Udon taxi takes travelers on noodle tours in Kagawa, the “Udon capital” of Japan. Taxi Udon It’s not hard to find decent noodles in Kagawa, the unofficial “Udon capital of Japan”. Shikoku Island Prefecture is home to more than 700 restaurants specializing in udon. You’re never more than a few minutes away from a […]

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I’m a cyclist and I’m fed up with careless taxi drivers who park on yellow lines and curbs – they think it’s their right

A CITY has been engulfed in a war of words between cyclists and taxi drivers after taxi drivers began parking on double yellow lines and curbs. A video filmed by a cycling activist in Worcester, Worcs., sparked chaos after he blasted a long line of taxis stretching far beyond a designated taxi rank. 1 Camera […]

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NYC cuts taxi driver debt after years of crushing and growing loans

After years of protests, hunger strikes and appeals to the city government, 3,000 debt-ridden New York taxi drivers are about to get a fresh start. Hundreds of thousands of dollars will be forgiven from loans taken out by drivers, 40% of whom are South Asian immigrants, who bought a taxi medallion before its value was […]

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NYC announces debt relief plan for struggling taxi drivers

By KAREN MATTHEWS – Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — New York City taxi drivers who owe hundreds of thousands of dollars on loans they took out to operate yellow cabs will see their burden significantly reduced under a tax relief program. debt announced on Tuesday. Under the program announced by city officials, the New […]

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NYC Announces Debt Relief Plan for Struggling Taxi Drivers | National

By KAREN MATTHEWS – Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — New York City taxi drivers who owe hundreds of thousands of dollars on loans they took out to operate yellow cabs will see their burden significantly reduced under a tax relief program. debt announced on Tuesday. Under the program announced by city officials, the New […]

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Online taxi services market share 2022

Quadintel has published a new report on the Online taxi services market. The research report contains detailed information about demand, growth, opportunities, challenges and restraints. Also, it provides an in-depth analysis of the structure and possibility of global and regional industries. The online taxi service offers mobility services to customers through a mobile platform connected […]

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Taxi drivers inspire astrobiologist to tackle life’s big questions

London – July 1, 2015: Black cab driving on Westminster Bridge near Big Ben in London. Getty Much like barbers and bartenders, taxi drivers have long been known to offer a source of opinions on just about everything under the sun. But in a new book, famed British astrobiologist Charles Cockell uses the memories of […]

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Top Companies, Trends, Growth Factors and Forecasts to 2028

The recent research report on Taxi APP market provides a competitive advantage to shareholders by illustrating the growth trajectory of this business vertical during through a deep-dive analysis of recent and historical performance. Additionally, the estimations offered in the document are verified by experts through proven research methodologies. Apart from providing vital […]

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Government postpones online taxi fare increase for second time

TEMPO.CO, Jakarta – The Ministry of Transport has again postponed the increase in fares for taxi online services (ojol) which comes as the second occurrence after initially postponing it on August 14. Ministry spokeswoman Adita Irawati explained on Sunday that the main reason for not raising the fare of […]

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New regulations adopted for call taxi services – ARAB TIMES

WhatsApp Facebook Twitter E-mail Messenger This post has been read 15552 times! KUWAIT CITY, August 28: Kuwait’s Ministry of Interior announced on Sunday that its General Traffic Department will start revamping taxi and taxi call services in line with the modernization of the traffic system, starting from 1 october. The new regulations, based on Ministerial […]

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Taxi drivers rejected in search of 10% ’emergency fuel charge’ – The Irish Times

Taxi drivers unsuccessfully sought permission to implement a 10% “emergency fuel levy” as part of an upcoming fare increase to account for the rising cost of petrol and diesel. Drivers will receive a 12% increase from next month, reflecting the evolution of operating and overhead costs since 2017. A previously planned increase was postponed due […]

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Why is the posterior hippocampus larger than normal in London taxi drivers?

Why is the posterior hippocampus larger than normal in London taxi drivers? According to Dr. Eleanor Maquire, Ph.D., Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience at University College London (UCL), the rigorous and grueling preparation that would-be taxi drivers must undergo to achieve what is called “knowledge”, is the reason for these results. These early findings were discovered […]

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FCT Senate: NNPP candidate backed by taxi drivers – The Sun Nigeria

From Okwe Obi, Abuja Ahead of the 2023 poll, Abuja’s painted taxi drivers endorsed the Federal Capital Territory senatorial candidate on the Nigeria New People’s Party (NNPP) platform, Mubarak Tijjani. Yesterday in Abuja, Chairman of Painted Abuja Taxi Nigeria Limited, Shehu Yaradua, expressed his belief that Tijjani would protect the interests of the union if […]

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New hub to answer questions from Bolt taxi drivers

Bolt taxi drivers will have a physical location to ask questions, raise issues and receive information, the transportation company said. The new hub will be located in Tower Road, Sliema, where current and potential taxi drivers and fleet owners can meet Bolt’s operations and customer service specialists and raise any concerns. Transport manager Ryan Mahoney […]

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Taplow residents angry at ‘cab drivers urinating on lawn’

An angry resident wants a parking area removed on Bath Road, claiming taxi drivers are using it as a ‘toilet break’. A petition has been sent to Buckinghamshire Council asking for the parking area on the A4 in Taplow, Buckinghamshire, to be removed due to continuing issues. The online petition, which was filed on Tuesday […]

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Taxi drivers back NNPP candidate Tijjani

From Okwe Obi, Abuja Ahead of the 2023 poll, Abuja taxi drivers endorsed the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) senatorial candidate of the New Nigeria People’s Party (NNPP), Mubarak Tijjani. Painted Abuja Taxi Nigeria Limited Chairman Shehu Yaradua expressed confidence that Tijjani would protect the interests of the union if elected. He said the union would […]

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‘Kerala Savari’, India’s first online taxi service as a public option

Why is the Kerala government launching its own app-based taxi service? How does it differ from existing private actors? Why is the Kerala government launching its own app-based taxi service? How does it differ from existing private actors? The story so far: Kerala has soft-launched “Kerala Savari”, the country’s first online taxi service owned by […]

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Hundreds of taxi drivers have stopped working at Sandwell – here’s why

The number of registered taxi drivers in the borough of Sandwell has fallen from 2,400 to 1,300 Transport chiefs have discussed making life easier for taxi drivers in Sandwell – as new figures show hundreds of drivers have stopped working in the borough. The number of registered taxi drivers in the borough has risen from […]

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Struggling taxi drivers see congestion pricing as a back-breaking fee

Proposed city driver fees that are expected to generate billions of dollars for public transit upgrades also threaten to significantly damage the livelihoods of taxi drivers and the long-suffering yellow cab industry. The proposed Central Business District tolling program — aka congestion pricing — could add up to $19 in new fees on every metered […]

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Options available to users of online taxis in Tanzania

By The Citizen Reporter Who should drivers and passengers turn to after ride-sharing business in Tanzania has been disrupted? This is an issue that has been compounded by the continued attrition of service providers in the online taxi business. With the departure and change of mode of operation of some service providers, dozens of drivers […]

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Explained | ‘Kerala Savari’, India’s first online taxi service as a public option

Why is the Kerala government launching its own app-based taxi service? How does it differ from existing private actors? Why is the Kerala government launching its own app-based taxi service? How does it differ from existing private players? The story so far: Kerala has soft-launched “Kerala Savari”, the country’s first online taxi service owned by […]

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Struggling taxi drivers view congestion pricing as a back-breaking fee

Looking for a fare on Sixth Avenue, August 19, 2022. Photo: Hiram Alejandro Durán/THE CITY EDITOR’S NOTE: Taxi drivers in the borough of Brooklyn have been active in their resistance against predatory medallion lending and fairer labor practices, blocking the Brooklyn Bridge in February 2021. The New York Taxi Workers Alliance (NYTWA), New York’s largest […]

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Fair prices and safe travel! First Government of India Owned Online Taxi Service Launched in Kerala

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Wednesday (17 August) inaugurated Kerala Savari, India’s first online taxi service owned by a state government. The CM said the project would ensure fair pay for motor taxi workers as well as proper and decent service to passengers. The Motor Workers Welfare Board, under the Department of Labor, initiated […]