Next time you want to hire a limousine through Dubai Taxi service, look out for the latest Teslas that have hit the streets of...
Taxi drivers stripped off their neckties yesterday before forming a protest procession against unsafe working conditions, after the murder of a colleague. "We don't want to wear these neckties," said Kazi Mohammed, a Bangladeshi driver for National Taxi.
DUBAI // Phased closures of roads near Burj Khalifa as well as the nearby Metro station on the evening of New Year’s Eve have...
Dubai: Residents using public transport in Dubai are crying foul over the lack of taxis during the evening hours as taxi drivers refuse to pick them up on the pretext of changing shifts.
THE number of deaths caused by traffic accidents in Dubai during 2010 dropped to 153 compared to 225 in 2009. The measures taken by the RTA in 2009 have paid off in reducing traffic accident fatalities in Dubai last year by 32 per cent - a clear indicator of the effective traffic safety plans and educative programmes run by the RTA
THE Dubai Taxi Corporation (DTC) has given about Dhs 4 million for maintenance of its residential complex, where approximately 7,600 drivers of 30 nationalities live. “We are taking measures and offer facilities that are intended to improve drivers’ satisfaction,” said the Director of DTC Resources and Support, Ali Mattar.
DESPITE granting their fare hike wish granted, Dubai taxi franchise companies still cry for similar rights like their competitor, the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA)-owned Dubai Taxi Corporation. Several demands were tabled before the RTA bigwigs a month ago. Among them was raising taxi fare “to enable us at least meet our operation costs,” as one of the franchise company’s executives told The Gulf Today. This was granted, and from Friday Jan.22, 2011, passengers will be coughing up an additional 11 fils per kilometre covered.
The RTA is offering 8,000 distinguished four and five-digit number plates for motorbikes. These plates are obtainable through the RTA portal, customer service centres, service providers and auto dealers. The move is primarily aimed at making bikes attractive to a larger segment of the community.
By Dina Aboul Hosn gulfnews.com Speed on the road does kill, but only when accompanied by other factors, Dubai's top traffic authority said on Tuesday. "If...
The flow of petrol has been stemmed yet again as some fuel stations in Sharjah and Dubai turn away customers from locked pumps without explanation. On the heels of more than a year of periodic fuel shortages at stations, one frustrated driver told an Arabic newspaper he had been searching for two days for an open petrol station in the Al Khan and Tawuun areas of Sharjah to no avail.