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TAXI drivers are calling on Bradford Council to help pay for protective screens in their vehicles

Bradford, UK - The Better Taxi Action Group has written to Bradford Council ask for help as its members cannot afford to...

North Devon Council urges taxi drivers and passengers to wear facemasks

North Devon District, UK - The council has issued guidance to taxi and private hire vehicle (PHV) drivers in the district following...

Convoy of taxi drivers pay tribute to ‘the singing taxi driver’ and much-loved father of 16

Leadgate, UK - Stephen Eccles, 52, from Leadgate, near Consett, was well-known in the area where he worked as a cab driver...

OSHA Regulations for Taxi & Rideshare Drivers

US - In OSHA’s (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) latest effort to educate and protect America’s workers and employers during the coronavirus...

New York City’s iconic Yellow Cab is facing an uncertain future due to the COVID-19 pandemic

New York City, NY - Every cent matters to Kim Jaemin, a cab driver in virus-ravaged New York City, whose diet has...

Airport taxi drivers worry about the risk of COVID-19

https://youtu.be/OKlPLd0PQe0 Toronto, Canada - Taxi and limo drivers working out of Canada's biggest airport are speaking out...

The Taiwanese government looks into taxi drivers double-dipping on COVID-19 relief fund

https://youtu.be/IiI_SD54uSA Taipei, Taiwan - Hundreds of cab drivers are double-dipping into COVID relief funds in violation of...

Taxi drivers become a disinfection squad in Colombia

https://youtu.be/Gm3GtmnfZKk Bogota, Colombia - A three-people disinfection squad was pulling cars and motorists in the streets of...

Taxi drivers in Namibia welcome a 15% taxi fare increase

https://youtu.be/yjgt35emKUM Namibia - The line Ministry's decision to increase the public transport fare by 15% overnight might...

A rocky road ahead for the female cabbies of She Taxi

Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India - While the Covid-19 lockdown has rendered many cab and taxi service drivers jobless, a section of them plying have...

Taxi drivers at the US-Mexico border are struggling during the pandemic

Calexico, California - The U.S. Mexico border is usually busy with travelers, street vendors, and taxi drivers.

Taxi drivers asking for more safety measures against COVID-19

Wales, UK - Taxi drivers are urging local councils to push through greater in-car safety measures to guard...

COVID-19 death rate is higher among male taxi drivers and security guards in England

England - According to the Office for National Statistics (ONS), men working in several occupations had raised rates of deaths involving the...

The taxi business in Las Vegas is down by 97 percent since February

Las Vegas, NV - Taxicab demand in Las Vegas has steeply decreased since the resort corridor was shut down by the coronavirus.

“10 GTA taxi drivers have died during pandemic”, said union president

https://youtu.be/djaJOdwuGmw Toronto, Canada - Ten GTA taxi drivers died since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, according...

“Seattle-Tacoma International Airport needs to waive their fee” said taxi drivers

Seattle, WA - With the massive hits to airlines and Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, taxi drivers in western Washington...

Navigating a nervous livelihood when passengers are trapped at home

Cruising the empty streets is all but hopeless. Who hails a yellow cab in the middle of a deadly pandemic?

The Royal Thai Air Force delivers safety shield barrier solution to protect taxi drivers and passengers

Thailand - The Thai Air Force on Thursday unveiled its prototype for a new device to be installed in taxis in Thailand...

Taxi drivers are ‘desperate’ due to lockdown caused by COVID-19

Seven weeks into lockdown, streets across the UK remain quiet in a bid to stem the spread of coronavirus - and some...

A taxi company suspended fleet insurance, leaving drivers to fend for themselves

Ottawa, Canada - Ottawa’s largest taxi company has decided to suspend its fleet insurance policy, which could further reduce the limited number...

From a taxi driver to becoming a transport ambassador: How Singapore’s cabbies are navigating the COVID-19 downturn

Singapore - About six years ago, Ramalingam Kulanthivel turned to driving a taxi after he was laid off from his job in...

Pretoria’s taxi industry is expected to receive financial assistance from the government

Pretoria, South Africa - Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula is set to announce a short-term government backed taxi industry relief fund sometime this...

Taxi drivers return to work in Ernakulam district starting Monday

Ernakulam District, India - Taxi services, including online cab aggregators like Uber and Ola, which had been put out of work in...

Out of work taxi drivers in Edmonton are shocked by insurance charges during pandemic

Edmonton, Canada - When Alberta health officials urged people to stay home at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, taxi driver Adbul...

Toronto’s taxi union said 4 taxi drivers have died due to COVID-19

- 4 Toronto airport limousine and taxi drivers have died after contracting coronavirus. As Sean O’Shea reports, others are in intensive...

Steep drop in business for Chicago taxi drivers during COVID-19 pandemic

Chicago, IL - The number of active taxi cabs on Chicago’s streets has dropped down to just 1,000,...
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