Illegal taxis continue to thrive in Doha

Illegal taxis continue to do flourishing business in different parts of Doha, especially during weekends, Gulf Times investigations have revealed.

A whirlwind tour undertaken to many locations in Doha yesterday afternoon proved that a large number of illegal taxi operators are active near Mowasalat’s Central Bus Station at Al Ghanim and at other places, including two busy hypermarkets.

“The illegal taxi operators are functioning openly, they call out the names of the destinations and attract passengers by offering a discount on the regular fare charged by the regular taxis operated by Mowasalat and its franchisees,” a passenger said at the Central Bus Station.

“If you want to hire a taxi to a nearby destination, no driver will take you as all are waiting to run trips to distant places such as Al Attiyah Market in Industrial Area, Shaliya, Wukair, Wakrah or Mesaieed,” pointed out another.
 
 
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Source News: Gulf Times