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Santaco urges taxi operators to stop inflating fares

2 May 2020, 3:07 PM

The South African National Taxi Council (SANTACO) has called on taxi operators to stop inflating fares. The call comes as some operators hike fares to compensate for their financial losses for carrying fewer passengers as per lockdown transport regulations.


Santaco calls off Wednesday taxi strike

31 March 2020, 5:13 PM

Essential workers and grant recipients who use minibus taxis as a mode of transport may be left stranded from Wednesday.

Allandale Road closure could lead to taxi violence: Santaco

16 March 2020, 6:07 AM

The South African National Taxi Council has raised concerns over the major rehabilitation of Allandale Road towards Kyalami, in Gauteng, saying it could lead to taxi violence.

Santaco protests against xenophobia, drug trafficking

17 September 2019, 4:12 PM

Taxi organisations that used a large motorcade to protest through the Pretoria CBD say their aim is to show that their industry is not xenophobic.

Santaco welcomes decision on inquiry into taxi violence

16 September 2019, 12:20 PM

The South African National Taxi Council(SANTACO), says it welcomes the commission of inquiry appointed by Gauteng Premier David Makhura to look into the taxi violence in the province.

Santaco dismisses reports of taxi shutdown

9 September 2019, 5:57 AM

The South African National Taxi Council (Santaco) has dismissed reports of a nationwide taxi shutdown on Monday.

Santaco laments limited powers in dealing with taxi accidents

19 August 2019, 8:41 PM

Santaco says it has limited powers with regard to taking action against taxi drivers who are responsible for crashes or negligence on the roads.


Eastern Cape Santaco taxi shutdown continues

19 September 2018, 11:48 AM

Acts of violence and intimidation are being reported in different parts of the Eastern Cape as the Santaco taxi shutdown continues. 

Santaco calls for calm in Klerksdorp amid clashes

11 September 2018, 9:13 AM

The South African National Taxi Council has called on its members in Klerksdorp in the North West to keep calm and let the law take its course, following Monday’s violence and looting in the town.

Santaco's Velakhe Naphakade

Santaco N West demands action on ‘war’ between legal and illegal taxis

7 August 2018, 9:55 PM

The South African National Taxi Council (Santaco) in the North West has called on government to declare war between legal and illegal taxi operators a state of emergency.



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