WATCH: Why you shouldn't hitch a ride on the back of a taxi

A video uploaded by Arrive Alive shows a man hitching a ride on the back of a minibus taxi... and his inevitable crash onto the road.

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Brazil taxi drivers rally against Uber

2015-12-30 09:50

Hundreds of angry taxi drivers protested by blocking roads in Sao Paulo, saying the city hall's plans to regulate the online ride-sharing service Uber will ruin them.

Taxi cards pioneered in PMB

2015-12-07 10:30

A card payment system for minibus taxis is being tested in Pietermaritzburg, and if successful, will be rolled out nationally.

Uber-like gains prompt metered taxi investment

2015-11-24 14:38

A lender to South African minibus taxi drivers will expand into the metered fleet market to take advantage of a boom in e-commerce services such as Uber.

1 000 New York cabs get GPS-based meters

2015-10-16 15:05

Some New York City taxicabs will switch to using GPS-based fare calculators from current metering systems under a pilot program approved on Thursday.

New York cabs get smart in battle with Uber

2015-09-04 09:11

As New York taxi drivers face surging competition from smartphone cab services, the traditional taxi force in the city that never sleeps is preparing to push back.

Owner defends taxi crash driver

2015-07-21 11:16

MAQAYI Phungula, the owner of the taxi involved in a horror accident in Bulwer last week, has defended his driver.

Western Cape MEC speaks on Uber controversy

2015-07-13 08:00

The Western Cape’s MEC for transport, Donald Grant, has told News24 Live that his administration is being watched carefully regarding licensing of e-hailing service Uber.

Gauteng MEC: Uber must ‘register' to continue operating

2015-07-10 12:09

Different regulations will be enforced on internet ride-sharing service Uber in Gauteng, according to transport MEC Ismail Vadi.

Uber drivers get protection in Johannesburg

2015-07-06 19:00

Internet taxi firm Uber says it is providing security for its drivers after verbal threats from other taxi operators in the latest outbreak of friction to hit the fast-growing company.

WATCH: SA taxi smashes into car at petrol station

CCTV footage from a petrol station in KwaZulu-Natal shows the moment a speeding taxi smashes into a stationary car.

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Uber surge pricing a ‘rip-off’, say Fin24 users

2015-12-29 11:11

More Fin24 users have responded to internet ride sharing app Uber’s surge pricing model as New Year's Eve approaches.

Chaos as taxi users protest card system

2015-11-26 11:15

Rocks and bricks were flung through the air on Langalibalele Street outside the taxi rank yesterday in a protest against the “no cash in taxis” campaign.

Taxi bosses arrested for suspected unlicensed guns after tipoff

2015-11-11 10:06

Three Stanger taxi bosses and their personal security guards were arrested in Pietermaritzburg for the possession of unlicensed guns and ammunition.

UberPOP service to be suspended in Brussels

2015-10-14 10:45

Uber Technologies said it would suspend its unlicensed UberPOP service in Brussels after a court ordered it shut down.

Do you skip traffic lights? More than 8000 say YES

2015-08-13 13:38

Following a clip of a taxi skipping two red traffic lights in two minutes, Wheels24 readers respond to the question: 'Why is this behaviour considered 'normal' in South Africa?'

27 hurt in just two taxi crashes

2015-07-16 09:15

No matter where you are in South Africa, taxi safety is a national concern. Two separate crashes at opposite ends of the country caused many people injury.

Metered taxi drivers in Cape Town have told News24 Live that internet ride-sharing service Uber is hurting their business.

Metered taxi drivers in Cape Town have told News24 Live that internet ride-sharing service Uber is hurting their business.

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SA startup helps taxis take on Uber

2015-07-09 12:56

Resurrected startup Zapacab plans to equip local metered taxis with technology to help them be more competitive against internet ride sharing service Uber.

‘Illegal’ protest against Uber in Joburg

2015-07-03 16:25

A group of taxi drivers have launched protest action against internet ride sharing service Uber in Johannesburg without the necessary permission from local police.

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