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E-HAILING taxi drivers have halted operations in parts of Port Harcourt as they protest an alleged unhealthy working relationship with the email companies they drive for. About 100 drivers lined…

Taxi fares will rise by 5.5% to stop taxi drivers leaving London

J axi fares are to rise by 5.5% in a bid to stem the flood of taxi drivers leaving London. Transport for London approved the increase amid concerns over the…

Outspoken taxi manager says City of Toronto ‘terrorizing’ taxi drivers

Toronto’s taxi industry has been in decline since the arrival of ride-sharing app Uber a decade ago, but an outspoken taxi executive hasn’t given up her fight against a service…

‘Second-class citizens’: Taxi drivers frustrated by wave of vandalism and slow police response

Yellowknife taxi drivers say a wave of vandalism has left them with shattered windows, slashed car seats, lost wages and growing fear for their personal safety. Some vehicles are out…

Livelihoods of taxi drivers of their choice

I HAVE read reports that taxi drivers in Johor Baru are unhappy with low e-call rates and would like to share some of my experiences on taxis as a driver,…

Chandigarh | State Transport Authority issues 53 challans to taxi drivers for failing to pay UT entrance fees

The National Transport Authority (STA) on Thursday launched a special campaign to take action against taxi drivers who failed to deposit required entry fees at UT, during which challans were…

Taxis from other states irk Hyderabad taxi drivers – The New Indian Express

Express press service HYDERABAD: Violating standards such as vehicle permits, hundreds of taxis from neighboring states that entered Telangana with the nominal MV tax at the border conveniently failed to…

London taxi drivers climb Mount Meru and Mount Kilimanjaro

The ambitious Taxi Drivers’ fundraising challenge had two parts to raise funds for the London Taxi Drivers’ Charity for Children and an orphanage in Tanzania. First, London taxi drivers Daren…

London taxi drivers climb Mount Meru and Mount Kilimanjaro

A group of fundraising London taxi drivers successfully completed their challenge to climb Mount Meru and Mount Kilimanjaro back to back There were two parts to the ambitious Taxi Drivers…

Checker Cab drivers protest costly insurance hike

About 150 Checker Yellow Cab drivers protested in their employer’s parking lot on Thursday, unhappy with their sharply rising costs. The increase is the result of changes to Alberta’s third-party…

Black taxi drivers urged to look for dishonored contactless check payments

Image credit: CMT (receipt image) A major black taxi payment provider has urged drivers to check EVERY receipt to guarantee payment, due to an increase in contactless payment spot checks…

Taxi Drivers Protest ‘Extortion’ by Government Agents and Fleet Vendors in Delta

Dele Ogunyemi, Warri Posted January 21, 2022 Taxi drivers using Warri-Abraka road and other roads such as Warri, Eku, Abraka to Agbor Road respectively in Delta State have embarked on…

21-year-old man suspected of attacking St. Pete taxi drivers with hammer, police say

ST. PETERSBURG (WFLA) – St. Petersburg police charged a suspect on Wednesday in a series of taxi robberies in September and October 2021. Police said Drajan Polite, 21, robbed three…

Omicron hits taxi drivers hard

Hyderabad: Once again, with the surge in Covid cases, taxi drivers in the city are facing serious difficulties as few people use taxi services for fear of the virus spreading.…

Two arrested for theft and murder of two taxi drivers in Delhi

Delhi police have arrested two men for robbing and killing two taxi drivers working with Uber at two different locations in the nation’s capital. On Friday morning, two taxi drivers…

Delhi: 2 taxi drivers working with Uber, Ola suffocated by drug addicts

Two taxi drivers working with Uber were robbed and killed, allegedly by the same accused, at two different locations in the nation’s capital on Thursday evening, while the curfew was…

Saudi women now have the option to become taxi drivers

Less than four years after gaining the right to drive, Saudi women now have the option of becoming taxi drivers. According to Arab News, the Saudi Directorate of Traffic confirmed…

Congress to hold ‘massive’ protest with taxi and car drivers in Delhi on January 10

“Delhi’s taxi drivers are exploited through fines and Arvind Kejriwal tells Punjab and Goa he will make taxi boards” Congress on Wednesday accused Delhi’s chief minister Arvind Kejriwal of betraying…

Congress to stage ‘massive’ protest with taxi and car drivers on January 10

New Delhi: Congress on Wednesday accused Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal of betraying motorists for failing to help them during the pandemic. Congress leader Udi Raj said the same people…

Taxi drivers most affected by Omicron

Hyderabad: The Christmas period to the dawn of New Years was like the jackpot time for taxi drivers and freelance drivers as they could earn up to Rs 5,000 per…

Taxi drivers protest unnecessary seizure of suspected vehicles

Taxi drivers protest unnecessary seizure of suspected vehicles Posted on Dec 25 2021 | Author Aatif Qayoom Srinagar, December 24: A group of taxi drivers from various parts of Kashmir…

London taxi drivers take Chelsea pensioners to see the capital’s Christmas lights

Submitted by Christina Bowden Volunteer taxi drivers from the Taxi Charity for Military Veterans take Chelsea pensioners to see the lights of London. Taxi Charity and the Royal Hospital Chelsea…

Ola CEO Bhavish Aggarwal Explains Why Ola Taxi Drivers Cancel Rides, Suggests Solution

Ola CEO Bhavish Aggarwal announced on Twitter that he finally had an answer to a common question posed by users: “Why is my Ola driver canceling my ride?” “ Courtesy…

Why are taxi drivers canceling your trip?

Hyderabad: Malavika Kwatra booked an 11:30 am Uber from Nallagandla to Rajiv Gandhi International Airport to board a 3pm flight. While she was waiting for the taxi, the driver called…

2 taxi drivers loot the passenger with a knife; outfit | Chandigarh News

Mohali: Mohali police claimed to have arrested a taxi driver and his accomplice for looting a passenger at the threat of a knife. The two defendants were presented to court…

A dozen black London cab drivers team up as the 12 Christmas singing cab drivers who perform Deck the Halls to raise money for charity

A dozen black taxi drivers stopped their meters to form a festive fundraising choir – better known as the 12 Carols Christmas Carols. Warming up with a Deck the Halls…

A dozen black London cab drivers team up as the 12 Christmas singing cab drivers who perform Deck the Halls to raise money for charity

A dozen black taxi drivers stopped their meters to form a festive fundraising choir – better known as the 12 Carols Christmas Carols. Warming up with a Deck the Halls…

This Indian city to educate taxi drivers on the safety of female passengers

Kolkata Traffic Police is launching a gender awareness program for city taxi and cab drivers to ensure female passengers can safely navigate in app-based taxis and taxis, even during the…

Kolkata traffic police educate taxi drivers about the safety of female passengers – The New Indian Express

Through PTI KOLKATA: To ensure that the city’s women can move around safely in taxis and app-based taxis, even at night, the Kolkata Traffic Police is launching a gender awareness…

Mumbai airport taxi drivers worried after Omicron positive passengers detected

Mumbai: Mumbai airport taxi drivers are very concerned after passengers were detected who tested positive for the Omicron variant of Covid. Taxi unions have asked airport authorities to disinfect their…

SF destroyed the lives of taxi drivers and is now trying to shirk responsibility

At the end of the Council of Supes meeting on Tuesday, in the list of resolutions that are usually passed without even going to committee, there was a discussion of…

Investigation Department: 6 taxi drivers, including 1 SI man, plead guilty of overcharging passengers

STATEN ISLAND, NY – The city’s Department of Investigation (DOI) has announced that half a dozen taxi drivers, including a Staten Islander, have pleaded guilty to overcharging passengers. According to…

Kolkata: 10 enforcement taxi drivers fined by traffic police for charging extra fees and bad driving

Taxi driver waits for passengers in Kolkata | Photo credit: iStock Images Highlights Kolkata Traffic Police have asked all app-based taxi companies to share their cancellation policy According to the…

The crackdown begins: 10 enforcement taxi drivers fined, 33 under target | Calcutta News

Calcutta: Ten enforcement taxi drivers have been fined by traffic police over the past week for demanding a higher fare or behaving rudely with customers. Thirty-three other people have been…

Leeds taxi drivers protest the relocation of the taxi stand

Link to this page: https://www.socialistparty.org.uk/issue/1156/33350 Home | Le Socialiste November 17, 2021 | Join the Socialist Party Subscribe | Make a donation | audio | PDF | Ebook photo: Leeds…

Post-Covid, it’s a bumpy ride for taxi drivers

Amid the consolidation of the VTC market and aggregation with the recent acquisitions of Meru Cabs by Mahindra Logistics and bus service start-up Shuttl and bicycle rental start-up Vogo by…

Post-Covid, it’s a bumpy ride for taxi drivers

Amid the consolidation of the ride-sharing and aggregation market with the recent acquisitions of Meru Cabs by Mahindra Logistics and bus service start-up Shuttl and bicycle rental start-up Vogo by…

Post-Covid, it’s a bumpy ride for taxi drivers

Amid the consolidation of the ride-sharing and aggregation market with the recent acquisitions of Meru Cabs by Mahindra Logistics and bus service start-up Shuttl and bicycle rental start-up Vogo by…

With ‘Work from Home’ Still On, Taxi Drivers in Hyderabad Feel the Pinch – The New Indian Express

Express news service HYDERABAD: It had been just over a year since B Kanakaiah started driving his brand new taxi, when COVID-19 hit, dashing his hopes of earning a decent…

The spooky underground tunnel where only London taxi drivers are brave enough to go

It’s a replica of Peter Ackroyd’s London Under that made me want to go and see one of the few underground streets in London. “Lower Robert Street is still off-limits;…

Taxi Brain: How Black London Taxi Drivers Contribute to Cutting-Edge Alzheimer’s Research

Black cab drivers have different brains than other people because of the large amount of navigation knowledge they have to store – and this helps scientists research the onset of…

With land borders reopening, Windsor taxi drivers urged to know re-entry requirements

Taxi drivers who take people across the border should familiarize themselves with the requirements to return to Canada, a union representative said. Marwan Abouzeeni, president of Unifor Local 195, said…

What it really feels like to stop eating for two weeks.

At first it was manageable – a few days went by easily. Then on the fifth day the world started to go awry. “As two days turned into five days,…

New York City’s yellow cab drivers win their fight with mayor

After a grueling two-week hunger strike by taxi drivers and an almost two-month camp outside New York City’s legislative center, taxi drivers finally have a reason to celebrate. Yesterday afternoon,…

The big read: Sheffield taxi drivers say new zone of clean air could ‘end’ trade and lead to violence among passengers

A new black cab can cost drivers around £ 60,000. Last week, Sheffield City Council confirmed it would introduce a clean air zone covering the inner ring road and city…

NYC to Extend Debt Relief for Taxi Drivers After 2-Week Hunger Strike

A deal with New York City’s largest taxi loan holder will save thousands of taxi drivers facing financial ruin after being forced into crushing debt due to operating practices. Why…

Fuel Prices and IT Sector WFH Worsen Woes for Taxi Drivers in Hyderabad, Bangalore

Several drivers saw their cars seized because they were unable to afford the IMEs, and many were forced to look for other income options. The rise in fuel prices in…

St. John’s aims to make fares fair for taxi drivers

ST. JOHN’S, NL – It will soon cost you more to take a cab in the capital. At its Committee of the Whole meeting on Wednesday morning, Nov. 3, at…

Festive Rush: Buyers and Taxi Drivers Disagree | Latest Delhi News

New Delhi Delhi-NCR’s markets are inundated with shoppers, who flock to these places for crazy deals and giveaways this holiday season. And after feeling fulfilled after a good trading session,…

London taxi drivers’ brains to be studied for Alzheimer’s disease research | New

A The University College London research project is studying the brains of those it thinks have the best memories: the city’s taxi drivers. The project, led by Professor Hugo Spiers…

Amid overwhelming debt and desperation, New York City’s yellow cab drivers start hunger strike

“I was living the American dream. Now I’m in an American nightmare, ”lamented Richard Chow on his 8th day of hunger strike and his 39th day at a camp run…

Rising fuel prices hit black Oxford cab drivers

Oxford’s BLACK cab drivers take the brunt of record gasoline prices. As taxi fares are set by Oxford City Council, taxi drivers cannot increase fares without first obtaining council approval.…

Tired of taxi drivers canceling your trips? Here is what you can do

TA few days ago, a friend who was visiting me in Gurgaon in Mumbai entered the restaurant with a rant. The cause of his anger was seven consecutive taxi drivers…

8th consecutive day of hunger strike by taxi drivers

No food, just water. Wednesday was the eighth day of a hunger strike for New York City taxi drivers who want to reclaim what they say is theirs in the…

Taxi drivers go on hunger strike to get rid of heavy debt they claim is the fault of the New York government

NEW YORK – Dozens of yellow cab drivers went on hunger strike on Wednesday that they deem necessary to get help with their dire financial situation. They said they hoped…

Thai taxis get free cabin partitions as protection against airborne viruses

The Land Transport Department (DLT) said it will continue to provide free installation of cabin partitions for taxis throughout October, or while current stocks are exhausted. The Ministry of Land…

Collect taxes from taxi drivers, market vendors and farmers because they have a lot of money – Federal lawmaker tells Buhari government

There has been a call for the federal government to increase its revenue base by further taxing taxi drivers, carpenters, market vendors and other small business workers. The appeal was…

Taxi drivers call to gas stations for essential users only due to fuel crisis

B The shortage of taxi drivers in London has called on the government to introduce essential user-only service stations. It comes as taxi drivers struggle to refuel amid what they…

Here’s Why Taxi Drivers Give You Low Ratings | Delhi News

Are you forcing your taxi driver to roll up the windows and turn on the air conditioning, even though we are in the midst of a pandemic? Do you take…

Bedford taxi drivers protest failed inspections due to minor paint scratches costing them hundreds of lost income

Yesterday (September 17), Bedford taxi drivers protested outside Bedford Borough Council offices after failing “unfairly” to inspect vehicles for minor issues such as scuff marks on the paintwork of the…

Iqaluit taxi drivers protest against stones being thrown at their cars

Taxi drivers in Iqaluit stopped providing services around 7 p.m. Saturday night to protest young people throwing stones at their cars, a problem that a taxi business owner says has…

Rajasthan Government May Revise SOPs for Online Taxi Drivers | Jaipur News

JAIPUR: The Department of Transportation will revise the Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for checking drivers for online taxi services in Rajasthan after officials received complaints about misconduct with passengers. Department…

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…

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?…

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.…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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,…