Taxi-driver intimidation

2016-11-23 06:00

Sir, DO you know if anyone is looking into the blatant intimidation by some taxi drivers to stop people from hitch-hiking?
Every day there are taxis parked along from Crossroads corner to out of town on the PMB-G road waiting for customers.
I was told that they feel it is not right that people hitch and can get cheaper or free lifts instead of going to the taxi rank and paying, say R60, to get to Pietermartizburg.

I have noticed more every day and seen some people threatened - it seems to be escalating, which could lead to violence. Can this be looked into and stopped before there is.



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