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Saudi: Mandatory uniform for taxi drivers comes into force

Saudi: Mandatory uniform for taxi drivers comes into force

Saudi: Mandatory uniform for taxi drivers comes into force

The Transport General Authority’s (TGA) decision to make wearing uniforms mandatory for men and women taxi drivers came into force on Tuesday, July 12. Fines will be slapped on those violating the regulations with regard to wearing uniforms.

The decision to enforce mandatory uniforms will be applicable to drivers of public taxis, taxi routing services, guided vehicles services and taxi intermediaries.

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The TGA clarified that drivers who will be obligated to wear the designated uniforms are public taxi drivers; airport taxi drivers; family taxi drivers; passenger transport apps drivers; and private taxi drivers.

The authority indicated that compliance to wearing the uniform contributes to enhancing the authority’s development efforts and will raise the quality of services in the transport activities.