Home > News > Nation
Monday January 13, 2014 MYT 12:00:00 AM
Monday January 13, 2014 MYT 8:15:57 AM
KUALA LUMPUR: The Land Public Transport Commission (SPAD) has suspended the licences of two taxi drivers for a month for overcharging and not using the meter.
The two are prohibited from driving or operating a taxi during the stipulated period, while the company they are attached to have been served warning letters for not keeping tabs on its drivers.
In a statement, SPAD said it took action after receiving two complaints with videos attached via its Twitter account @aduanSPAD.
Both videos went viral quickly, particularly on Facebook, under the How to Deal with Errant and Rogue Malaysia Taxi Drivers page.
SPAD chief executive officer Mohd Nur Ismal Mohamed Kamal said the commission hoped more members of the public would come out and help curb errant taxi drivers.
“The people are urged to submit their complaints if they encounter problems with our public transport.
“Video recordings are welcomed as evidence to strengthen the case,” he said.
SPAD will need details like the taxi registration number, information on the driver, date and location of the incident for effective investigation,” said Mohd Nur.
The public can contact SPAD via Twitter, Facebook or its official e-mail address, email@example.com, or its hotline at 1 800 887 723.
Tags / Keywords:
Transport & Safety, taxi, SPAD
Review Causeway toll increases, urges Dr Boo
When the conversation stopped...
Singapore releases "real" new toll rates to start Oct 1
MH17: Malaysia to share input on aviation safety at ICAO meeting, says Liow
Johor suggests hourly KTM service to Singapore
Idris Jusoh: Ruling on SPM forecast results 'nothing new'
Khairy: Dr M is wrong in saying Umno is not open to criticism
Hoping to graduate
Wan Azizah, Saifuddin hauled up over Khalid sacking
Cops release images of suspected ATM hackers
Khairy: Malaysia to challenge "dope test" on disqualified Asian Games Wushu gold
Lego-ing holidays for 2015
A silver party-of-five for men's bowling team
Google's on your street
Copyright © 1995-2014 Star Publications (M) Bhd (Co No 10894-D)