You jumped a legal red light, judge tells minibus taxi drivers

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You jumped a legal red light, judge tells minibus taxi drivers

FREE TO READ | Taxi association’s whine about their licences not being renewed hit a roadblock in court

Cape Town bureau chief

Minibus taxis in Cape Town routinely fail to stay in their lane, preferring to hurtle recklessly to the front of queues and ignore the rules everyone else is supposed to obey.

Now they’ve done the same thing in the city’s high court. And much like the stubborn motorists who refuse to yield to their bullying, the judge has thrown up a roadblock.

The Peninsula Taxi Association, which represents 200 taxi owners and operators in the city bowl, went to court after some of its members did not have their operating licences renewed by the City of Cape Town...

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