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TAXI APPS: Firms to set minimum rate for drivers and limit them to 8 hour drive time

09, Dec 2019

Digital Taxi Firms Will Be Required To Have A Physical Presence In The Country And Have A Minimum Rate That Governs Drivers. This Is According To Proposed Regulations By The National Transport Authority. Applications Such As Uber Charge A Commission Of 15 Percent On The Fare That A Commuter Pays Per Trip. This Has In The Past Contributed To Industrial Action. Besides Having Tax Compliance Certificates, Drivers Will Have To Be Licensed By Ntsa. A Driver Will Also Be Restricted From Working For More Than Eight Consecutive Hours In A Twenty?Four Hour Period.