Taxi fare increase proposed ( How many that taxi can be in taxi ok and…
Taxi fare increase proposed
What Transport Minister Arkhom Termpittayapaisith is?
demanding officials study further an 8% taxi fare hike before he approves the proposal
What Arkhom Termpittayapaisith had do?
reservations about approving the new rate, be applied only when taxis get stuck in bad traffic, with no change to the currently fixed starting fare of 35 baht
Who do the new calculation, unveiled on Tuesday and what happen?
by the Department of Land Transport is
based on a study conducted by the Thailand Development Research Institute (TDRI)
What Mr Arkhom said on Thursday?
“I need to call the department for a talk before making a decision,”
Who is according to the Mr Arkhom said?
Department of Land Transport deputy chief Kamol Buranaphong
whether the fare increase will take effect or not depends on Mr Arkhom's decision
How many that taxi can be in taxi ok and what need to be in?
only 12,986 of 80,647
need to pass additional, above-standard tests for
safety and services
What Mr Kamol said on Tuesday?
“He believes the TDRI-based fare solution will help relieve the financial woes of taxi drivers who often complain about low daily earnings.”
How much taxi get per day?
400 baht a day higher than the 325 baht minimum wage in Bangkok
What is the unfortunately?
complaints over their inappropriate behaviour keep rolling in to the department
What Mr Kamol said?
“From October of last year to September of this year, there were more than 48,000 complaints,”