Government to debate measures against illegal taxi drivers

The Czech government will at its session on Wednesday debate a bill, prepared by Prague City Hall, that would introduce stricter measures against illegal taxi drivers, the Czech news agency ČTK reported on Saturday. If approved by Parliament, the bill would allow authorities to confiscate cars of drivers repeatedly caught without a taxi license; drivers could also be banned from providing taxi service. Prague taxi drivers are notorious for overcharging customers and other tricks; the situation somewhat improved in recent years.

Author: Jan Richter