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Covid19: TransCab Allegedly Never Waive Their Taxi Rental

CDG (Comfort Delgro) and SMRT waive their taxi rental in accordance with Circuit Breaker (CB) till 1st June. Transcab however has (allegedly) sent its drivers SMS stating reduced rental to begin from 6th May. How to afford rental then? Why can't they follow suit and wait till after CB to reinstate rentals.

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Cab Drivers And PHV Drivers Report Drop In Earnings, Any Help For Them?

However, what is less spoken about is the impact that the virus has on taxi drivers and private hire drivers. With number of confirmed cases increasing, and cases of local transmission being confirmed, less and less people are going to expose themselves to unnecessary interaction with strangers. Thus, people would choose to stay home and indoors, rather than travel out. And even if they travel out, most would most likely arrange for their own transportation, with people they know and trust.

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SAF Severely Underpays Reservists Who Works As Private Hire Drivers

I was informed that SAF will be paying me $35 per day during my whole course of my ICT! I am very unsatisfied of the result of my Make Up Claim and so I called up and even emailed them regarding my displeasure as I am severely underpaid during my ICT, I am not getting what I supposed to get at all, not even close. How am I going to pay all my household bills or even eat with only $35 a day? And this include the rental fees I still have to keep paying even when I was on Reservist!

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27 DRIVERS ALREADY CAUGHT FOR FLOUTING PRIVATE HIRE DRIVER REGUALTIONS

The authorities have announced that already 27 drivers have been caught for flouting the new regulations governing the private hire car industry. The LTA confirmed that four drivers were nabbed for operating without the required vocational licence or the concession letter allowing them to pick up fares while they await their licence or vocational course. Another 23 individuals were found obscuring or altering the decals that identify them as private-hire cars or were caught driving without one.

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FOREIGNERS SHOULD NOT BE ALLOWED TO DRIVE HEAVY VEHICLES

In response to the serious accident that happen along AYE near Benoi, I think it's time for the LTA and Traffic police to adopt the following measures: Ban foreigners from driving commercial vehicles, make Singapore commercial vehicles companies come out with good welfare and pay structures. Install a tamper proof speed limiter on all commercial vehicles and that the speed limiter must be sealed with tampered prof seal and sealing sticker and place at a visible position and traffic police and LTA wardens must be trained to differentiate a working and a tampered one. If a commercial vehicle is found to exceed speed limit, impound the vehicle straightaway and do a forensic test on the speed limiter to determine who is the culprit tampering with it and charge the culprit with an offence either culpable attempted homicide or attempted manslaughter/murder.

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