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    Phuket Airport ‘black taxis’ given ultimatum

    PHUKET: Phuket International Airport Director Prathuang Sornkham and Wantha Phummararossukontha, Assistant Director of Phuket Provincial Transport Office (PPTO), have warned illegal taxi drivers to obtain the correct license plate or face stiff fines.

    Mr Wantha said action was being taken as many passengers had complained of overcharging by “black plate” taxi drivers, and the concerns he had received from legitimate taxi drivers at the airport.

    “To protect passengers, we will be conducting checks for illegal taxis.

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    Protecting Passengers...?

    Quote Originally Posted by News Ferret View Post
    PHUKET: Phuket International Airport Director Prathuang Sornkham and Wantha Phummararossukontha, Assistant Director of Phuket Provincial Transport Office (PPTO), have warned illegal taxi drivers to obtain the correct license plate or face stiff fines.

    Mr Wantha said action was being taken as many passengers had complained of overcharging by “black plate” taxi drivers, and the concerns he had received from legitimate taxi drivers at the airport.“To protect passengers, we will be conducting checks for illegal taxis.More...


    Im sure many passengers have complained. Who'd they complain to?
    That place is already a "Taxi Mafia" stronghold, they dont need any help.
    Why stop at the airport? I'd love to see them "conducting checks" for Tuk Tuks overcharging.........and protecting passengers.......
    Last edited by Changone; 14th March 2012 at 16:45.
    And where the hell was Biggles.....?....when you needed him last Saturday....?

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