Consumers pay more under new taxi system

Most consumers will pay more to use taxis than they did before the new fare system was introduced, and some will pay as much as twice the old price, according to analysis by The Sunday Business Post.

30th September, 2006

Most consumers will pay more to use taxis than they did before the new fare system was introduced, and some will pay as much as twice the old price, according to analysis by The Sunday Business Post.

The system, which was brought in last week, introduces a national maximum taxi fare. Under the old system, the maximum fare varied considerably across the country as the charges were set by 35 local authorities.

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