TITLE

Deathtrap taxis head for the scrapyard

AUTHOR(S)
Nevin, Tom
PUB. DATE
July 2005
SOURCE
African Business;Jul2005, Issue 311, p48
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the decision of the department of transport in South Africa to replace minibus taxis with safer buses. Reason behind the move; Opposition expressed by transport organisations to the decision; History of public transportation system in the republic. INSET: London cabs add a twist.
ACCESSION #
17635566

 

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