Bolt news: ‘They’re greedy & are abusing us’: E-hailing drivers to enlighten over costs

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‘They’re greedy & are abusing us’: E-hailing drivers to enlighten over costs

Drivers suggested Eyewitness News that the Uber and Bolt apps had dropped fare costs, however their share reduce had remained the an identical, effectively leading to diminish earnings.

FILE: Drivers using both Uber and Bolt said they had been excluded from fare decisions and new pricing was costing them. Picture: 123rf.com
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CAPE TOWN – A total bunch of e-hailing taxi drivers in Cape Town are downing keys this week in inquire of an even bigger reduce.

Drivers on Monday suggested Eyewitness News that the Uber and Bolt apps had dropped fare costs, however their share reduce had remained the an identical, effectively leading to diminish earnings.

The apps designate price of between 20% and 30% and drivers need that reduced to 13%.

Drivers the employ of both Uber and Bolt mentioned they had been excluded from fare choices and original pricing used to be costing them.

Round 400 drivers gathered attain Cape Town World Airport on Monday morning to focus on about what they believed were unlawful labour practices.

“They’re exploiting us, in particular Uber and Bolt. Uber decreased the worth of the rides three days in the past with out informing the drivers however they’re peaceful taking 25%,” mentioned one driver.

One other driver added that the most up-to-date petrol designate hikes are also costing them profits.

“Petrol is at an all-time high. This Three hundred and sixty five days it has gone up esteem three instances already, however Uber didn’t lengthen the worth. On the different, they decreased the costs of the rides. The driver has to fork out the money because they [Uber] are greedy and so that they’re abusing drivers.”

E-hailing drivers are planning a enlighten convoy on Cape Town’s streets on Thursday morning.

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‘They’re greedy & are abusing us’: E-hailing drivers to enlighten over costs

Drivers suggested Eyewitness News that the Uber and Bolt apps had dropped fare costs, however their share reduce had remained the an identical, effectively leading to diminish earnings.

FILE: Drivers using both Uber and Bolt said they had been excluded from fare decisions and new pricing was costing them. Picture: 123rf.com
  • Uber
  • Bolt

CAPE TOWN – A total bunch of e-hailing taxi drivers in Cape Town are downing keys this week in inquire of an even bigger reduce.

Drivers on Monday suggested Eyewitness News that the Uber and Bolt apps had dropped fare costs, however their share reduce had remained the an identical, effectively leading to diminish earnings.

The apps designate price of between 20% and 30% and drivers need that reduced to 13%.

Drivers the employ of both Uber and Bolt mentioned they had been excluded from fare choices and original pricing used to be costing them.

Round 400 drivers gathered attain Cape Town World Airport on Monday morning to focus on about what they believed were unlawful labour practices.

“They’re exploiting us, in particular Uber and Bolt. Uber decreased the worth of the rides three days in the past with out informing the drivers however they’re peaceful taking 25%,” mentioned one driver.

One other driver added that the most up-to-date petrol designate hikes are also costing them profits.

“Petrol is at an all-time high. This Three hundred and sixty five days it has gone up esteem three instances already, however Uber didn’t lengthen the worth. On the different, they decreased the costs of the rides. The driver has to fork out the money because they [Uber] are greedy and so that they’re abusing drivers.”

E-hailing drivers are planning a enlighten convoy on Cape Town’s streets on Thursday morning.

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