Lockdown | Taxi industry will likely be one of few beneficiaries

2020-05-13 17:15

The minibus taxi industry is poised to be the one of the biggest beneficiaries of the coronavirus crisis in South Africa, as the lockdown has disrupted train services while the looming global recession means less people will be able to buy cars.

Lockdown: Santaco to announce an independent relief fund for taxi industry

2020-04-07 05:23

The South African National Taxi Council is expected to announce an independent relief fund for the taxi industry amid the 21-day national lockdown.

National lockdown: Taxi union to use skeleton staff to transport essential workers

2020-03-24 17:25

The South African National Taxi Council will continue transporting passengers performing essential services during the 21-day lockdown to and from their workplaces.

Coronavirus: Taxi council says it'll promote awareness, but it's business as usual

2020-03-16 06:49

The South African National Taxi Council has vowed to continue with business as usual, despite President Cyril Ramaphosa prohibition of more than 100 people from gathering one place at once.

Tshwane drivers cautioned as taxi motorcade set to hit the streets

2019-09-17 05:19

The Tshwane metro police have warned motorists that several streets in the city will be affected due to a motorcade.

Mbalula begins scrapping of 1 000 panel vans illegally converted into taxis

2019-08-23 14:05

The Department of Transport has resumed the scrapping of 1 000 panel vans which were illegally converted into minibus taxis.

More than 50 taxi operators arrested for closing roads across the Vaal Triangle

2019-03-20 19:22

More than 50 taxi operators have been arrested for blockading roads and allegedly pelting vehicles with stones around the Vaal area.

Eastern Cape taxi strike disrupts social grant payments

2018-09-19 17:56

Social grant payments have been disrupted in parts of the Eastern Cape as taxi associations went on strike, blocking roads and pulling passengers out of vehicles.

Santaco and ANC to provide feedback on possible taxi strike

2018-08-10 14:28

ANC members of the Western Cape legislature and the SA National Taxi Council are expected to deliver feedback on a meeting relating to a possible provincial taxi strike.

Western Cape taxi strike expected on Monday

2018-08-05 23:02

Western Cape taxi drivers are expected to go on strike on Monday.


Lockdown: Santaco wants R250 a day compensation for taxi drivers

2020-04-07 16:23

The South African National Taxi Council is seeking compensation of R250 a day for taxi drivers for the losses they suffered during the country's 21-day lockdown.

Lockdown: Mbalula amends travel hours and passenger numbers for taxis

2020-04-01 17:02

Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula has amended public transport regulations to accommodate concerns from the taxi industry around regulations implemented to minimise the spread of Covid-19 during a 21-day lockdown.

'In this together' - Meet the taxi operators at the forefront of fighting Covid-19

2020-03-23 17:30

Usually the message from the taxi industry is preventing road deaths - but now its washing hands and preventing the spread of Covid-19.

'Not in our name' - Taxi associations in motorcade through Tshwane to condemn xenophobic attacks

2019-09-17 15:09

Different taxi associations have led a motorcade through Tshwane as a demonstration against xenophobia and to clear their names in the recent violence that broke out in the capital city.

Cowards are using fake news to lie about a planned shutdown, says taxi body

2019-09-09 08:20

The South African National Taxi Council said "faceless people" were wrongfully using the name of the taxi industry to perpetrate acts of hatred and destroy property.

Vaal taxi strike on hold until Friday, to honour Human Rights Day

2019-03-21 18:18

Taxi operators in the Vaal Triangle have suspended their strike only to honour and celebrate those who died and others left injured on March 21 1960 in Sharpeville.

14 taxi drivers arrested after Eastern Cape strike turned violent

2018-09-20 13:12

At least 14 taxi drivers are expected to appear in magistrates' courts in the Eastern Cape following taxi driver protests which turned violent in some towns.

Western Cape taxi talks to continue, call for space to build on progress made

2018-08-11 08:48

ANC members of the Western Cape legislature and the SA National Taxi Council have appealed to commuters to give them space to continue discussions, after meetings failed to deliver conclusive results.

More meetings planned to resolve dispute after taxi strike

2018-08-07 15:52

ANC MPLs, councillors and the police minister's special adviser, Lennit Max, have already met with members of the minibus taxi industry task team, another meeting is planned with Santaco.

WATCH: Moments leading up to car being torched in #PmbTaxiStrike

Watch as protesters get ready to torch a vehicle on Langalibalele Street in Pietermaritzburg, during a strike by minibus taxi drivers.

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