Question NW2965 to the Minister of Transport

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29 September 2023 - NW2965

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Nolutshungu, Ms N to ask the Minister of Transport

What (a) measures has she put in place to expedite the uptake of the Taxi Recapitalisation Programme and (b) number of taxis have been processed from 1 April 2023 to date?


(a)The Department is working on gazetting a ”cut-off” for old taxi vehicles (OTVs) registered on or before 04 September 2006. The cut-off” date is intended to act as a measure that will assist in getting the taxi owners to bring the vehicles to be scrapped.

(b)A total of 1284 old taxi vehicles (OTVs) have been scrapped from 01 April 2023 to date.

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