Want a Covid-safe taxi? Look out for the green stripe

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Want a Covid-safe taxi? Look out for the green stripe

A young inventor has implemented a clever and cost-effective way to keep taxi windows open and the viral load low

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A KZN businessman has come up with a simple and inexpensive device that fits into taxi and pupil transport windows, ensuring they remain at least 30% open.

This after President Cyril Ramaphosa announced on July 12 that taxis would be permitted to increase their capacity from 70% to 100%, while undertaking local trips, provided they had ventilation.

Though Ramaphosa’s allowance for full capacity was met with ire, experts agree ventilation helps prevent the spread of the virus...

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