Santaco urges safe driving from taxi, bus drivers

JOHANNESBURG - Santaco President Phillip Taaibosch has urged taxi and bus drivers to drive safely, especially on long distances.

Taaibosch, together with Transport Minister Blade Nzimande and Gauteng Transport MEC, visited Johannesburg's Park Station and Wanderers taxi rank to wish commuters well on their trips as the festive season begins.

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Some commuters have been waiting hours for buses to take them home.

The plea is clear from commuters and transport officials - be safe, obey the rules of the road, and arrive alive.