Posted by : Aahil Shaik
Monday, March 20, 2023
Working in Private Taxis is against the Law – Saudi Transport General Authority
According to the Transport General Authority (TGA) in Saudi Arabia, operating a private taxi is against the law and its related regulations. The TGA claimed to have kept track of the growth of cabs with new identities and private number plates. Trending : First phase of Riyadh Bus network launched
– The TGA made it clear that the situations will result in the cancellation of the operating card issued for the authorized car, the death of the authorized person, or on the authorized person’s request following payment of the financial fines and the financial consideration, or the cancellation of the approval issued by the competent authority in the airport management. In each of these circumstances, it is not permitted to operate the car with a cancelled card.
– It is noteworthy that Eng. Saleh Al-Jasser, Minister of Transportation and Chairman of the Public Transport Authority’s Board of Directors, introduced the new branding for airport taxis and public fares in early 2022. These taxis are identified by various shades of green, and the program initially began at airports before expanding to all taxis.