Mbalula reminds taxi operators to follow COVID-19 protocols

eNCA's Nkosazana Dambuza reports. Courtesy of #DStv403

JOHANNESBURG - Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula is warning taxi operators to follow the necessary COVID-19 protocols so commuters can travel safely.

That's now that travel restrictions have been eased. 

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Short-distance taxis and buses have been operating at full capacity while long-distance transport is capped at 70 percent.

"The taxi leadership, I've been engaging with, and taxi visits I have undertaken -- I am talking now as [the] minister -- I have seen observance. Of course, there are those who break the rules.

"Our message to them: You're not doing it for government. You're doing it for yourself, for your families because this is real."



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