B - Cost of Living B08. PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION

B08-03: Enhance the rights of e-hailing drivers without neglecting the welfare of taxi drivers

May 10, 2018
In progress
Jul 2018

E-hailing drivers subject to same rules as cabbies starting tomorrow

Malay Mail July 11, 2018

Grab and other e-hailing drivers will be regulated under the same licensing conditions as taxi drivers beginning tomorrow, the Transport Ministry announced today. Transport Minister Anthony Loke Siew Fook today announced a slew of new regulations that he said will even the playing field for taxi and e-hailing drivers. This means, like taxi drivers, e-hailing drivers will also need to go through regular car inspections, health inspections and renew their driver's card annually. All the new regulations will take effect on July 12, with a one-year moratorium given to drivers and companies to comply with them.