Malaysia Taxi Owner Group Says Car Rental Company Is Operating Taxis Illegally

At the Kuching International Airport in the country of Malaysia, the Sarawak Taxi Owners Association has made complaints to authorities that a rental car company is operating taxis at the airport location without valid licenses for its drivers, according to local news outlet thestar.com.

The association said it first filed grievances in 2006 and a second time in 2008, but that the rental car company, which isn’t named in the article, continues to operate its limousine and luxury taxi services, and that the company uses its rental cars as taxis as well.

One member told thestar.com that the drivers of the company “drive like hooligans,” and that passengers have complained about not knowing that the company wasn’t properly licensed.

Click here to read the full article.

Comment On This Story

Name:  
Email:  
Comment: (Max. 10000 characters)  
Please leave blank:
* Please note that every comment is moderated.

 
 

Newsletter: Sign up to receive latest news, articles, and much more.

Read the latest

Auto Focus Blog: A blog covering fleets, auto rental and the business of cars

Auto Manufacturers: Mobility Disruptors or Fleet Providers?

Maven’s Alex Keros shares insights into evolving smart mobility business models and new opportunities with fleet management.

What is Your Time Worth?

Personal observations of retail and travel transactions reveal just how much a consumer’s time is worth today, and how increasingly intolerant we are of inefficient transactions.

Safeguarding Your Business with Brokers

While the high-profile bankruptcy of Atlas Choice has left many car rental companies wary of working with brokers, rental companies can take steps to protect themselves and ensure a productive relationship.

Job Finder: Access Top Talent. Fill Key Positions.

>