Pietermaritzburg and Howick taxi associations agree to disagree

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Howick taxi association drivers waited at the Alexandra Park on Thursday while officials met at the Road Traffic Inspectorate offices to discuss a way forward over the recent taxi route dispute.
Howick taxi association drivers waited at the Alexandra Park on Thursday while officials met at the Road Traffic Inspectorate offices to discuss a way forward over the recent taxi route dispute.
Moeketsi Mamane

The Pietermaritzburg and Howick taxi associations reached an agreement on Thursday.

They met to discuss a way forward after a stand-off between them that lasted all of Wednesday, with police and traffic officers on high alert and present in large numbers to keep the peace.

The two associations are arguing over rights to operate on taxi routes between Pietermaritzburg and Howick.

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