The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) is seriously considering a proposal from six taxi franchise companies in Dubai to hike taxi fares in the near future. The Public Transport Agency (PTA) at RTA, the body that regulates taxi affairs in Dubai, is under considerable pressure from the franchise companies to raise fares following the double hike in fuel prices over the last six months.
As always, Dubai is the landmark of luxury lifestyle, even in simple things such as taking a cab – albeit a luxury one. But how would you know if the VIP taxi is a fake or not?
Taxi drivers and residents new to the emirate are struggling to find their way around with the new street address system. Despite the training TransAD has given taxi drivers, many are confused when faced with two different names for the same street.
ABU DHABI // A No 1 limited edition licence plate commemorating Abu Dhabi Government’s Golden Jubilee was sold to an Emirati for Dh31 million on Saturday at Emirates Palace hotel. The winning bidder for the coveted plate, Abdullah Al Mahri,...
The Dubai Taxi Corporation (DTC), Roads & Transport Authority (RTA) is braced for recruiting lady cabdrivers to run its Ladies & Families Taxi Service.
By WAM www.gulfnews.com The Roads and Transport Authority’s Public Transport Agency has felicitated the second batch of model taxi drivers comprising 10 individuals from various franchise companies operating in the taxi sector in the emirate of Dubai. Honorees were selected in...
To obtain competitive advantages, "getting more for less" is seen gaining more concerns across the board members in majority of the companies involve in fleet management. Specifically created to address the latest issues and challenges, the forum will discuss wide-ranging topics on the latest approaches and technologies in fleet operations such as ways to increase operational efficiencies, methods to maximise the use of resources, safety and security aspects, and much more.
Road works are giving prestigious New Dubai a bad reputation, said residents, complaining that they are never-ending. Progress with road works is obvious in and around The Springs and Meadows, but there seems to be no end to construction works on roads and roundabouts around The Lakes, Meadows, Al Barsha and Tecom.
Taxi drivers in Dubai are to get access to a fund, which will pay out up to Dh12,000 to their families if they die. The Social Solidarity Fund will also offer help with medical expenses up to Dh1,000 and provide interest-free loans on a case-by-case basis.
By Staff www.emirates247.com When a taxi is involved in an accident, or a medical emergency takes place in the vehicle, the driver might well be able to give first aid to the passenger, as drivers of the Dubai Taxi Corporation...