It’s a hard and dangerous taxi ride

2008-07-25 00:00

Although the majority of Durban’s taxi commuters will tell you that many of the new government-permitted taxis have extra, illegal seating, Durban’s Metro Police say they have never seen it.

They employ a range of tactics that include making passengers sit on taxi engines, buckets, crates and even kids’ plastic chairs. “The taxi engine is situated in between the driver and the front passenger seat,” said regular South Beach commuter Akhona Mthethwa.

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