Taxi bosses act on traffic

2018-10-22 16:02

Minibus taxi association Santaco has stepped in to ease traffic congestion caused by taxis in the city.

Slikour in driver’s seat of the family business

2018-05-17 10:25

Hip hop star opens up about his taxi business and his relationship with money

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WATCH: Shocking state of this taxi forces traffic chief to impound vehicle

On Tuesday Western Cape Provincial Traffic gave us a demonstration on how their Mobile Testing Units work. These units are checking the road-worthiness of vehicles ahead of the festive season, and this battered minibus taxi failed the exam. Watch.

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City taxi blockade threat

2017-09-19 13:45

Thousands of minibus taxi commuters could on Wednesday find themselves stranded following plans by taxi owners to disrupt taxi operations in the Esigodini area and surrounds.

Commuters live in fear over taxi wars

2017-09-05 09:09

Call on police and government to intervene

Taxi council suspends plan for July 12 strike

2017-07-06 10:00

Taxi operators have suspended plans to strike on July 12, pending the outcome of talks with Transport Minister Mkhacani Maswanganyi.

No taxi protests planned 'for now' over rising price of Quantum

2017-06-08 12:56

There will be no taxi protest "over the escalating price of the Toyota Quantum in Durban for now”, the SA National Taxi Council (Santaco) has announced.

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KZN taxi owner will fire driver seen beating woman in viral video

Chairperson of the Ntuzuma Taxi Association, Velaphi Gumede, has apologised for the violent behaviour displayed allegedly by his one of his taxi drivers.

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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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Uber welcomes ‘tough’ SA transport law

2016-03-07 11:20

Internet ride-sharing company Uber says it welcomes a new transport bill that plans a crackdown on drivers who don’t have metered taxi licences.

 

New taxi app brings meter taxis on board

2018-07-01 06:02

A new innovative e-hailing application is threatening to disrupt the meter taxi industry, but this time with the traditional meter taxis as partners.

SA public transport is steeped in a history rarely told

2018-05-06 06:48

The current state of public transport in South Africa is steeped in a history rarely told – and even more rarely understood, writes Yolisa Kani.

How giving way to minibus taxis serves the economy

2017-11-17 09:17

Minibus taxis are an asset to the South African economy. It's about time we start giving them right of way, especially on roads where dedicated taxi lanes are conspicuously absent, writes Robert J. Traydon.

Metered taxis launch drive to beat Uber

2017-09-17 06:00

A prospective local competitor to Uber, ­co-owned by metered taxi companies, says it can match the e-hailing giant’s fares – even while claiming that these are unsustainable.

Is L'vovo a taxi boss?

2017-08-25 10:20

Kwaito star L'vovo talks about rumours that he has joined the busy Durban taxi industry

Preventing the next big taxi strike

2017-06-26 12:32

By subsidising the taxi industry the government would directly address the socio-economic wellbeing of poor South Africans by improving their mobility, which lies at the heart of social welfare, writes Oliver Dickson.

Uber plans millions in back pay after shorting NYC drivers

2017-05-24 07:33

Uber has said it underpaid its New York City drivers by improperly calculating the company’s share of passenger fares, and will pay out an average of $900 per driver in restitution, costing tens of millions of dollars.

Uber’s financial loss is eye-popping

2016-12-20 07:20

The slowdown in Uber's bookings growth can at least partially be explained by the company's decision to leave China.

Taxi boss fears for her life after bomb attack

2016-03-07 11:41

A Pietermaritzburg taxi boss who is also a local taxi association executive member fears for her life after a petrol bomb gutted her taxi and Mercedes-Benz at her house in Copesville.

Enraged cabbies unite worldwide against Uber in 2015

2015-12-21 07:41

From London and Paris to New Delhi and Sao Paulo, traditional taxi drivers united worldwide against Uber in 2015, a year that saw riots and legal battles against the startup.

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