Hailed a success, tamper-proof taxi meters to be added to all Qatar cabs

Lauding the decline of passenger complaints since it began rolling out a new taxi meter system last year, state-backed transportation company Mowasalat has said it plans to install the devices in all of its franchised cars in the near future.

Mowasalat began outfitting some of its 4,000-car fleet of Karwas with the meters last summer, in response to increasing customer outrage over being overcharged by drivers who doctored the devices or said they were broken and set their own rates.

Speaking to the Qatar Tribune, a Mowasalat official said that passenger complaints have declined by 50 percent since the new meters were rolled out.
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Source News: Doha News
Photo: Ramy Khalaf