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Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Special needs taxis to be redesigned

Further enhancing its services through its fleet of around 4,000 vehicles, the Dubai Taxi Corporation (DTC) will this month launch two newly redesigned taxis to serve a special section of the society. The DTC’s specially designed taxis have been serving the people with special needs for nearly a decade now, but the RTA-managed taxi company feels it’s about time to bring in some changes that would improve the service as well as enhance the comfort and safety levels of the costumers.

Dubai launches e-Taxi service for hotels

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has launched an online taxi booking service for the emirate’s hotels. The e-Taxi service will be made available to the public by the end of this year, transport officials said on Tuesday.

Fleet Management System Solves Dubai Taxi Commuters Woes

If you have been living in Dubai for quite some time now, you would definitely agree that getting a taxi is a nightmare. During busy hours, waiting for an empty cab to pass by would take you not less than 30 minutes. You might think that when a cab stops to pick you up, you thought that you were the only one waiting for it, think again.

Taxi drivers warned to watch their speed

Starting today, taxi drivers in the capital are being warned to watch their speed – because an automated fining system will be, too. TransAD, the hired-car regulator, said in a memo to the taxi franchisees last Tuesday that new speed limits would be imposed starting today, monitored through the tracking and dispatch centre.

Women-only taxis in Abu Dhabi by March

Exclusive taxis for women -- ladies' taxis, as they will be known, are expected to hit the streets of Abu Dhabi by the end of March. The announcement was made by TransAD, the centre for Regulation of Transport by Hire Cars in Abu Dhabi, a division of Abu Dhabi Department of Transport.

Taxi driver hit by drunk motorist on Palm Jumeirah

Dubai: A Pakistani taxi driver was hit by an Emirati man who was under the influence of alcohol on Monday morning. According to the traffic department of Dubai Police, the taxi driver was dropping off a passenger at Palm Jumeirah and was hit by a drunk motorist.

Dubai Police, Taxi body team up to train cabbies

Dubai Taxi Corporation is teaming up with the Dubai Police General Headquarters to deliver awareness lectures to a group of cabdrivers about crashes and traffic offences, and how to minimise them. Ammar Bin Tameem, Director of Fleet Drivers Affairs Department at Dubai Taxi Corporation said in a press release on Friday: “DTC is continuously cooperating and coordinating with the General Head Quarters of Dubai Police to hold such lectures and educative workshops in various topics".

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