ARTICLES RELATING TO TAXI

7 ways mini-bus taxis make driving in Cape Town incredibly dangerous

2016-09-21 11:52

'A change in top traffic law management in the Western Cape is long overdue!' says Wheels24 reader Lawrence Swanson who shares his views on poor law enforcement in Cape Town.

Uber gives riders a preview of driverless future

2016-09-15 06:41

Uber riders in Pittsburgh can get a glimpse of the future by summoning a car capable of handling most of the tasks of driving on its own.

Uber dominates as most popular taxi app in 108 countries

2016-08-24 15:15

As the battle for the world's ride-hailing customers heats up, here's one statistic to consider: Uber is now the most used taxi app in 108 countries.

Bad driving in SA: 4 clips that reveal reckless drivers

2016-07-29 07:27

'I will keep on posting for as long as I work in Illovo,' says Wheels24 user Dewald Luce as he captures reckless drivers in action. Check out Luce's four shocking videos!

PMB taxi owner gunned down

2016-06-24 10:52

A Copesville taxi owner was gunned down and his girlfriend wounded at their home early on Thursday morning.

Locals say no to taxi cards

2016-06-17 12:45

Taxi operators and drivers in Pietermaritzburg have ditched the piloting of tha pilot taxi smartcard payment system, which the SA National Taxi Council (Santaco) was rolling out in a pilot in the city.

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WATCH: Minibus taxi drivers' angst over fuel hike

Several taxi drivers who spoke to News24 reporter Erin Bates said they were concerned about the looming fuel hike on Wednesday.

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Grim Gauteng taxi crash stats: 3 months, 84 killed

2016-05-11 08:47

A total of 54 fatal mini-bus crashes, totalling 84 fatalities, were recorded in Gauteng during the first three months of 2016. The number of pedestrians killed is alarming.

Many hopes cut down

2016-04-13 09:58

One of the victims of Monday’s horror taxi accident, which claimed the lives of seven Pietermaritzburg residents, was on her way to write her college exams when she died.

Taxi strike cripples parts of DBN, Mandini

2016-03-31 11:01

A two-day strike which started on Wednesday caused havoc in parts of Durban and Mandini on the North Coast.

 
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Taxis behaving badly in Cape Town: Why is this 'normal' behaviour?

Another day, another clip of taxi drivers disregarding the rules of the road in SA. Watch as taxi driver uses the BRT lane and skip a red light while another drives recklessly through an intersection in Cape Town.

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SA taxi driver meets his match, an oke in a bakkie

This taxi driver forces his way through traffic but comes up short against a bakkie driver.

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Would you tip your Uber driver? More than 6000 South Africans say NO

2016-08-04 11:22

Would you tip your Uber driver if it was an option? Our homepage poll garnered more than 16 710 votes. Here are the results...

Taxi driver killed in Edendale hijacking

2016-06-27 11:09

A man was killed and another injured when four men posing as passengers hijacked a minibus taxi in Edendale on Saturday.

City taxi feud escalates after ‘legal’ driver assaulted

2016-06-21 10:13

The taxi feud between the so called “illegal” and “legal” operators in Copesville and Ezinketheni reached boiling point on Monday.

Taxi driver killed, conductor wounded

2016-06-13 10:34

A taxi driver was gunned down and his conductor left in a serious condition in an incident suspected to be linked to taxi violence, in the Copesville area on Friday.

'Police fear the mafia SA taxi association'

2016-05-26 08:42

'They have no respect for the rules of the road,' Everyone they kill should be seen as murder', 'Police fear the mafia SA taxi association'... Wheels24 readers share their thoughts on minibus taxi crashes in SA.

Uber price cuts: Drivers tell of ‘lower earnings’

2016-04-19 13:04

More Uber partner drivers have contacted Fin24 to complain of how they are allegedly working harder but earning less after the internet ride-sharing app cut its prices.

Horrific taxi crash kills seven

2016-04-12 13:50

Screaming for help, frantic taxi passengers tried to climb out of a run-away taxi’s windows moments before it crashed in Sweetwaters Road on Monday morning, killing six people instantly.

Police use tear gas, stun grenades as protest over taxi cards turns violent

2016-03-17 11:10

The new taxi card system that taxi commuters are protesting the use of, will benefit passengers and should be welcomed. That’s the view of Grange and Westgate Taxi Association chairperson Nhlanhla Nkomo.

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