A taxi driver has denied the charge of attempting to murder a student who allegedly stole his money and mobile phone, a court heard on Sunday. Prosecutors charged the 28-year-old Pakistani driver with trying to kill the 20-year-old Emirati student with a shovel and causing him critical injuries.
Taxi drivers have gone back to school to learn about traffic offences and good service. Dubai Taxi Corporation has been running an education programme with the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) focusing on traffic offences, as well as procedures and policies adopted by both bodies to improve conduct and quality of service.
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.
Several schools in Dubai have put out advertisements inviting applications for prospective female bus monitors. This follows a decision last week by the Roads and Transport Authority making it mandatory for schools to have at least one female conductor on buses carrying girl students, or mixed students up to the primary level.
Dubai Taxi Corporation (DTC), Roads Transport Authority (RTA) has recently launched 'Vehicles with no lost items' campaign to educate cabdrivers on the adverse impacts of failing to find passengers' lost items on DTC's services and reputation.