Cost benefits of natural gas fires up taxi industry

Cost benefits of natural gas fires up taxi industry

From: The Sydney Morning Herald. A small suburban taxi is leading a radical change in fuel use and reaping big cost benefits that could be adopted throughout the sector. An ordinary-looking Toyota hybrid sedan run by Eastmoor Taxis in the ...

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Taxi fare refusal creates ‘recipe for disaster’

The Weekly Review. Taxi drivers illegally refusing fares on a notorious nightclub strip are increasing the likelihood of street violence, police say. The claim was backed by King Street traders, who said late-night revellers are being left stranded, creating a ...

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Melbourne cab drivers ‘high on Ice’ while on the job

From: 9 News. A small number of Victorian taxi drivers have been filmed allegedly regularly using the drug ice while in uniform or on shift. A clique of cabbies have been identified in western Melbourne allegedly buying and using methamphetamine ...

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Taxi and hire car drivers plot fight back against uberX

From: The Sydney Morning Herald. Taxi and hire car drivers are increasingly looking for ways to fight back against the threat of the uberX car sharing service, fed up by police and government inaction. Hire car owner Russell Howarth has ...

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Hands off our cabbies: drivers deal with fights and abuse

From: The Queensland Times. A DOWNTURN in Mooloolaba nightlife has coincided with the resurgence of Maroochydore, and it’s meant booming business for Coast cabbies. But Suncoast Cabs general manager John Lobwein said it was more down to good luck than ...

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