But, as time goes by, private hire vehicles have evolved, and now have become more like taxi services, minus off the taxi licensing fees. Now, it is very obvious that private hire vehicles are getting bigger in number. Rental companies have been popping up ever since. More cars are on the road, thus causing more traffic jams. And they even have an association who is asking LTA to allow them the use of a taxi stand/stop, asking also from IRAS to discuss their tax matters.