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Call for taxi drivers to maintain road etiquette

Call for taxi drivers to maintain road etiquette

Road traffic experts and motorists have stressed the need to educate taxi drivers on maintaining proper road etiquette and avoid violations, local Arabic daily Arrayah has reported.

11 taxi drivers shot dead in South Africa on return from funeral

11 taxi drivers shot dead in South Africa on return from funeral

The drivers, who were members of the Gauteng taxi association, were in a minibus driving along the R74 when unknown gunmen launched an ambush and opened fire.

Mowasalat showcases new school bus at Traffic Week

Mowasalat showcases new school bus at Traffic Week

Mowasalat has showcased its taxi, bus and limousine services at its pavilion at the Traffic Week celebrations.

Three vehicles torched in South African taxi war

Three vehicles torched in South African taxi war

One Uber vehicle and two other taxis were torched in South Africa's main business district on Thursday night in a feud over fares, but no one was injured, Uber and police said on Friday.

Taxi drivers in Doha seek dedicated parking spaces

Taxi drivers in Doha seek dedicated parking spaces

Some taxi drivers want dedicated parking spaces for their vehicles on service roads along some of Doha's major roads, hospital compounds and government offices that receive a large number of visitors.

Drivers' strike paralyses Uber, Ola services in Delhi

Drivers' strike paralyses Uber, Ola services in Delhi

A strike in the Indian capital by thousands of Uber and Ola drivers demanding better pay has paralysed the ride-hailing services that have grabbed business from traditional taxi and rickshaw operators with their cheaper fares.

Residents seek taxis in newly developed areas of Doha

Residents seek taxis in newly developed areas of Doha

Residents of some of the newly developed residential areas in and around Doha say they often find it difficult to get a taxi, especially early in the morning and late in the evening.

Anti-Uber taxi protest blocks Lisbon airport access

Anti-Uber taxi protest blocks Lisbon airport access

Hundreds of taxi drivers blocked access to Lisbon airport and snarled traffic in the Portuguese capital on Monday as they protested against app-based ride-sharing companies such as Uber.

Mowasalat expresses regret for disruption in taxi service

Mowasalat expresses regret for disruption in taxi service

Mowasalat, the public transport company, has expressed regret for any inconvenience caused to customers on July 18 and 19, due to disruption in dispatching taxis by its call centre.

Indonesia’s Muslim women hail exclusive motorbike taxis

Indonesia’s Muslim women hail exclusive motorbike taxis

Female motorbike taxi drivers in headscarves zig-zag through heavy traffic in the Indonesian capital Jakarta, the latest two-wheeled transport service for women making a dent in the male-dominated world of ride-hailing apps in the Muslim nation.