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Representatives of taxi drivers in Phuket met with provincial officials to acknowledge proposals to avoid fights recently reported in the media. Following a recent fight between a traditional taxi driver and an app-based driver in the Kamala district last weekend, Phuket authorities decided to host a meeting to urge local taxi drivers to focus on the reputation of the province. The meeting between Phuket provincial departments and taxi driver representatives from the Kamala sub-district was held yesterday at the Kratu District Office. The authorities made four proposals to avoid trouble in the future between local taxi drivers and app-based drivers […]

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28 minutes ago, Thaiger said:

Their licences could be suspended or revoked and drivers would be sent for training.

Sent for training??? 😵 Horrible!!

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3 minutes ago, Ramanathan.P said:

You can't bend a dead wood

It is easy, they just need to rise the app fares to the same height, like the mafia fares are, done.

That won't be difficult , methinks.

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27 minutes ago, MrStretch said:

It's like the Assistant Principal negotiating/disciplining a bunch of 7-year-old boys.

2 minutes later the kids have forgotten it all.🤣

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9 hours ago, Guest1 said:

It is easy, they just need to rise the app fares to the same height, like the mafia fares are, done.

They're already there. Very hard to find a reasonable rate these days even with an app. Even Bolt is now overpriced, and Grab has been for a long time now. Likely exactly because of these problems and the taxi mafia pushing for this.

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