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Uber suffers new blow as EU court rules it's a taxi service
Uber suffers new blow as EU court rules it's a taxi service
The EU's top court ruled on Wednesday that Uber is an ordinary transportation company instead of an app and should be regulated as such, in a...
Taxi industry ‘running on empty’
Taxi industry ‘running on empty’
Surrounded by taxi drivers on the streets of Pretoria, taxi owner Siyabonga Mpungose is as grim as he is angry. “I don’t see any future in this...
Want to escape Sao Paulo's traffic? Take a flying taxi
Want to escape Sao Paulo's traffic? Take a flying taxi
While Uber has changed ground transport in many cities, Sao Paulo's infernal traffic jams have sparked a new app that opens the sky to commuters:...
Banks wash their hands of killer taxis
Banks wash their hands of killer taxis
The four major banks take no responsibility for the illegally converted taxis that have injured and killed many people, and which they have...
Killer taxis took to the roads in 2005 – and the fight to remove them is still raging
Killer taxis took to the roads in 2005 – and the fight to remove them is still raging
Eleven years after the first red flag signalled that Toyota Quantum panel vans were illegally converted into passenger taxis, the public protector is...
State knew about deadly taxis
State knew about deadly taxis
In 2011, representatives of the presidency, the public protector’s office, the department of transport, the police and the national treasury met...
Uber buckles to Moscow’s demands
Uber buckles to Moscow’s demands
Uber, the taxi service, has signed a collaboration agreement with the Moscow authorities. As part of the agreement, the company will have to part...
Taxi associations deny shooting of Putco bus
Taxi associations deny shooting of Putco bus
The Mamelodi Taxi Association (Mata) and the South African National Taxi Council (Santaco) told the ...
No fare, cry Uber taxi competitors
No fare, cry Uber taxi competitors
The rise of taxi service Uber in South Africa has its competitors crying foul and alleging a number of violations of the law.
Taxis with valid permits exempt from e-tolls, says department
Taxis with valid permits exempt from e-tolls, says department
A total of 45 700 public transport operators have been exempted from paying e-tolls in Gauteng so far, the transport department said on...
Six die in Jo'burg taxi crash
Six die in Jo'burg taxi crash
The death toll in Wednesday's taxi crash on the N14 near Diepsloot, in Johannesburg, rose to six when a man and a woman were declared dead on...
[Video]Getting strict on scholar transport
[Video]Getting strict on scholar transport
Thousands of children catch minibus taxis to school every day. Umbrella organisations dealing with scholar transport aim to make traveling to school safer.

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