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Nottingham city shorts 200 taxi drivers in Hackney as switch to ‘greener’ vehicles results in financial hardship for drivers

Concerns have been raised that a council’s policy on low-emission vehicles and the impact of Covid-19 means Nottingham is struggling to fill 200 vacant black cab driver positions. Nottingham City…

London trader and two British taxi drivers among Kabul blast dead

When he left for Afghanistan in June amid escalating violence, Mr. Popal told his family he feared “he will never come back”. A 14-year-old grandson, who lived in Afghanistan and…

Taxi drivers on Indian roads

“If you drive I have to check my insurance”, “Will you be able to reverse the car? And what about parking? Do you need me to do it for you?…

Aggregator Taxi Drivers Now Ping Drop Location and Cancel Mumbai Ride | Bombay News

MUMBAI: A taxi driver from an aggregator lodged a complaint with Uber on Friday saying that a new driver’s modus operandi was to message customers through the app before a…

Ola does not renew his license, taxi drivers penalized

Complaining that taxi aggregator Ola did not renew his license which expired in June, RTO officials temporarily seized vehicles from hundreds of taxi drivers and fined them 5,000 rupees each.…

MUMBAI: Aggregator taxi drivers now send messages to customers asking for drop-off location | Bombay News

MUMBAI: A taxi driver from an aggregator lodged a complaint with Uber on Friday saying that a new driver’s modus operandi was to message customers through the app before a…

6000 taxi drivers from Guwahati migrate to Peindia; Ola Uber will be massively affected from August 1 »News Live TV» Assam

Guwahati: The All Guwahati Taxi Drivers Union has decided that taxi drivers will no longer work under Ola and Uber from August 1. Around 6,000 drivers have already signed with…

TikToker Ng Ming Wei gives S $ 5,000 to taxi drivers, moved to tears

Singapore – TikTok star Ng Ming Wei, or @mingweirocks on social media, posted a video of him tipping taxi drivers totaling S $ 5,000 in a special video. The 26-year-old…

TikTok star Ng Ming Wei gives advice to 10 taxi drivers for S $ 500 each, makes driver cry – Mothership.SG

Follow us on Telegram for the latest updates: https://t.me/mothershipsg TikTok personality @mingweirocks, or Ng Ming Wei, tipped 10 taxi drivers for S $ 500 each from their own pocket, amassing…

Taxi drivers will no longer work under Ola and Uber from August 1 »News Live TV» Guwahati

Guwahati: The All Guwahati Taxi Drivers Union has decided that taxi drivers will no longer work under Ola and Uber from August 1. The decision was made in light of…

Tips Nairobi Taxi Drivers Use To Make Extra Money

As the days go by, more and more Kenyans are registering on popular taxi calling apps as taxi drivers, creating fierce competition in the market. Overhead costs related to the…

Our survival looks grim: Mumbai taxi drivers lament Covid losses

Taxi services in metropolitan cities have been among the hardest hit during the Covid-19 pandemic. With continuous lockouts, trips have been reduced, but expenses such as vehicle NDEs and maintenance…

Chennai: Ola and Uber Taxi Drivers Organize Flash Protest, Call for Tariff Review Amid Rising Fuel Prices

More than 50 Ola and Uber rental taxi drivers resorted to a blitz protest at Anna Salai in Chennai on Friday, demanding that taxi aggregators offer them higher fares based…

Taxi drivers on strike for three days

Chennai: “About 2,500 vehicles have gone on strike and only 500 vehicles are operated in the city. The price of diesel has been rising day by day, even we expected…

Taxi drivers on strike for three days

Chennai: “About 2,500 vehicles have gone on strike, and only 500 vehicles are circulating in the city. The price of diesel has been rising day by day, even we expected…

As loans deteriorate, many taxi drivers have nowhere to go

With high defaults and incomes slowly picking up, some lenders are resorting to strict collection measures, say associations that work with taxi drivers. Shaik Salauddin, national secretary general of the…

YouTuber Tom the Taxi Driver reveals latest box of tips

The must-see YouTube Taxi Driver was back this month with what he claims to be a GAME CHANGER Taxi Driver. The device reviewed in Tom the Taxi Driver’s latest video…

Lagos taxi drivers set to ditch Uber and Bolt for indigenous app companies

Lagos’ Professional E-Hailing Drivers and Private Owners Association (PEDPA) said on Tuesday it has partnered with two indigenous app companies for its ridesharing service. PEDPA National President Idris Shonuga told…

More and more taxi drivers are changing jobs

HUNDREDS of taxi drivers are giving up their jobs to look for other sources of income as their daily income has fallen by at least 80% due to the Covid-19…

Taxi drivers set to ditch Uber and Bolt in Lagos

Lagos’ Professional E-Hailing Drivers and Private Owners Association (PEDPA) said on Tuesday it has partnered with two indigenous app companies for its ridesharing service. Idris Shonuga, national president of PEDPA,…

TGPWU calls on government to protect taxi drivers from loan sharks

Hyderabad: The Telangana Gig and Platform Workers Union (TGPWU) here called on the state government to act against private financiers and banks forcing unemployed taxi drivers to pay despite the…

Vaccination campaign for RTC, taxi drivers on June 3

Hyderabad: The state government will launch a special campaign on June 3 to vaccinate all RTC drivers, rickshaw drivers and taxi drivers in the state. The vaccination process will take…

10,000 black cab drivers sign up for Sue Ride-Hailing Giant

More than 10,000 black taxi drivers in London have pledged to sue Uber citing a loss of profits. The group’s lawsuit claims that Uber broke the law from June 2012…

No income, high hospital bills: COVID-19 leaves Telangana taxi drivers helpless

Telangana Gig and Platform Workers’ Union said taxi drivers and delivery agents who tested positive for the coronavirus in the second wave received no help from the companies they work…

TTSH health workers turned away by taxi drivers, turned away by some hotels, Singapore News & Top Stories

SINGAPORE – On May 5, days after the emergence of the Covid-19 cluster at Tan Tock Seng Hospital (TTSH), Mr. Nigel Rankine attempted to book a hotel stay but was…

Sacred Amulets Offer Thai Taxi Drivers ‘Peace Of Mind’ From Covid

Taxi driver Wasan Sukjit puts a rag with prayers and Buddhist symbols over the driver’s seat of his car before going to work in Bangkok. AFP After whispering a prayer,…

Sacred Amulets Give Thai Taxi Drivers “Peace of Mind”

After whispering a prayer, Thai taxi driver Sopee Silpakit dons a chain of amulets around his neck and then jumps behind the wheel – carried by the peace of mind…

Soaring fuel costs are burning incomes for taxi drivers and delivery agents

Vidhya, a Mumbai-based taxi driver associated with Ola and Uber spends 16 to 17 hours a day behind the wheel, but has to tap into her savings to manage her…

Auto, taxi drivers look for free rides, cash assistance

The announcement of free groceries and 5,000 rupees in cash assistance for taxi drivers in Delhi sparked a similar demand from rickshaw and taxi drivers in Bengaluru. Shortly after Delhi…

Heathrow taxi drivers set up ‘slums’ and sleep in taxis during 24-hour queues outside the airport

Taxi drivers waiting outside Heathrow Airport have started sleeping in their taxis at night, as they wait in 24-hour queues for passengers. Taxi driver Lee Macey says drivers have lived…

495 taxi drivers and delivery men tested positive for Covid-19 in Telangana: report | Hyderabad News

HYDERABAD: State taxi drivers and food delivery people have borne the brunt of the coronavirus with up to 495 of them testing positive for Covid-19. The figures were leaked in…

Conversations with taxi drivers create sweet nostalgia – News

Earlier this week, the RTA announced a new initiative. The one where they replaced the yellow “TAXI” signs atop Dubai taxis, with a shiny yellow pointer that reads the taxi…

Conversations with taxi drivers create sweet nostalgia – News

Dubai – Miles of kindness: a new RTA initiative as recognition for Dubai taxi drivers By Malavika Varadan Posted: Thu, Apr 22, 2021, 2:27 PM Earlier this week, the RTA…

Beck Taxi calls on province to prioritize taxi drivers for coronavirus vaccination

Beck Taxi is urging the province to immediately prioritize taxi drivers for COVID-19 vaccination, noting that they are among the few essential workers who are expected to interact with known…

Unions plan to put 5,000 taxi drivers back on the road from blacklisted apps

Don’t keep your Uber taxi driver waiting; its costs have increased, while the waiting time has decreased. Unbeknownst to Mumbaikars, the unions of mobile aggregator operators say that from this…

Bengaluru taxi drivers go on strike at airport after driver burns himself to death

The strike follows the death of Pratap who set himself on fire and reportedly faced financial problems. A section of taxi drivers who work with services like Ola, Uber, and…

Unions vie for a piece of the pie from aggregator taxi drivers

Several unions want to attract aggregator taxi drivers. The MRRKS union – a group of aggregator drivers – wrote a letter to the state Department of Transportation and aggregator companies…

New York will spend $ 65 million to save taxi drivers. Is it sufficient?

Several lenders, including the largest holder of medallion loans, the private equity firm Marblegate Asset Management, have already indicated that they would be prepared to reduce the loans to a…

Telangana taxi drivers teeter as fuel prices skyrocket – The New Indian Express

Express news service HYDERABAD: Premcchandar Reddy, 45, an app-based city taxi driver, was forced to take odd jobs every day to support himself. In 2014, he used to bring in…

Rising Diesel Prices and Lack of Customers Push Taxi Drivers to Quit the Wheel in Bangalore | Bangalore News

BENGALURU: Many of the city’s drivers are leaving app-based taxi platforms, unable to withstand the double blow of soaring diesel prices and reduced demand due to Covid-19 restrictions. In Bengaluru,…

Air conditioners turned off, taxi drivers and passengers feel pandemic heat: The Tribune India

Deepankar Sharda Tribune press service Chandigarh, May 27 If a drop in business due to the Covid-19 pandemic was not enough, taxi drivers now face a problem dealing with customers…

‘Another Winter:’ DC area taxi drivers feel a pinch of COVID-19 pandemic

While many people enjoy the outdoors, DC area taxi drivers are feeling the pinch from the coronavirus pandemic. While many people enjoy the outdoors, DC area taxi drivers are feeling…

Coronavirus News: NYC taxi drivers cite health and business risks amid COVID-19 outbreak

NEW YORK (WABC) – Yellow cab and rental drivers are among the first to interact with domestic and international travelers, so understandably fears over the coronavirus are putting their health…

Local ride-sharing, taxi drivers bombarded by ‘Super Bowl of taxi driving’ on New Year’s Eve

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. — For many New Year’s Eve revelers, the pre-midnight celebrations become a scramble to find a ride home soon after. For local rideshare drivers and taxis, it…

Taxi company expresses shock after teenagers arrested in murder of Columbia taxi drivers

COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) – Police have made an arrest in the death of a taxi driver found shot dead in his car one December night in northern Colombia. Paul Swatsell,…

Taxi drivers learn to deal with the dangers of driving a taxi

In interviews with more than a dozen taxi drivers around Boston on Thursday, many said they were just learning to live with the uncertainties of a job that ranks among…

Most taxi drivers break this law for their own good

Here are some dirty little secrets known only to taxi drivers, but suspected by many others. Drivers sometimes leave the “out of service” sign on top of their cab on…

Mexican taxi drivers scold traffic during anti-Uber protest

Mexico City — Thousands of Mexico City taxi drivers rumbled through traffic in the mega-capital on Monday in a protest demanding that the government ban US ride-sharing service Uber.In response,…