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Taxi drivers have it tough

Taxi drivers have it tough

As Sharjah residents come to terms with a hike in taxi fares, longtime UAE blogger Alexander McNabb contemplates how tough taxi drivers in this country have it.

October 24, 2010 4:23
 
Checkerboard progress in Egypt

Checkerboard progress in Egypt

As Cairo says goodbye to its unruly fleet of black-and-white taxis, opinions are divided. Some will miss their chaotic charm but many believe an overhaul is overdue, says Trends magazine.

February 21, 2010 5:12
 
Rain-phobic taxis

Rain-phobic taxis

A taxi driver in Dubai told us that the new range of cabs in the city were prone to severe damage if they drove on water logged roads.

December 14, 2009 2:37