Taxi drivers are the worst

2015-09-16 06:00

TAXI drivers are the worst drivers on our roads. They obey no road rules nor do they care for human life or limb. All they are interested in is to overload their taxi and get to their destination as quickly as possible.

They speed, overtake on the barrier line or on a blind rise, cut dangerously in front of motorists, stop anywhere they like, drive on the pavement and jump traffic lights, and no one does anything to end this menace on our roads.

In Ballito, an overloaded taxi flew off the on-ramp to the N2 and landed on the railway tracks and was slammed by an on-coming train which flattened it like a matchbox. It was one of the most horrific accidents ever seen.

The taxi association’s much publicised, ambitious venture into the skies is still grounded. But it needn’t worry, it’s taxis fly on our roads. If Santaco ever gets off the ground it would not be short of pilots.


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