Sales manager Dave Lee thought he had it all worked out when he gave up his three-year-old car in January, sure that he could halve the $1,400 he used to spend on loan instalments and petrol.
TNP PHOTO: Ng Jun Sen
In June, the Land Transport Authority (LTA) rated Smart Cab as the best of seven operators in driver politeness and ride comfort.
The taxi in front of his was blocking the narrow two-way road.
Crowding that yellow CityCab was a group of about 10 people.
After waiting for about 20 seconds, cabby Sebastian Fook got impatient and tooted four times.
TNP PHOTO: Mohd Ishak
She alighted and turned her jeans pockets inside out, showing she had no money to pay the $5.40 taxi fare.
“No money, so how?” asked taxi driver Ang Peck Seng, 53.
PHOTO: ST FILE
ONE in five of the 28,000 taxis in Singapore do not drive more than 250km a day, said the Land Transport Authority.
This means that some 5,600 taxis do not ply the roads as much as the remaining fleet.
THE workers were on a scaffolding, hanging decorative lights on a tree, when they felt a violent shake.
Moments later, the scaffolding tilted sharply and they were suspended about two storeys from the ground.
Picture courtesy of Jacelyn Tay
Gangnam Style by Psy has proven to be a killer hit, a little too literally for Singapore actress Jacelyn Tay.
PICTURE: The Straits Times
Premier cabby Muhammad Hasnor Hashim's claim about making big bucks from driving a taxi had captured the imagination of many.
PHOTO: Lianhe Wanbao
Do a good deed, and get an earful in return - that was what happened to Mr Zheng Chin Ming early on Sunday morning.
TNP PHOTO: Gavin Foo
Expatriate Chris Reed called Singapore taxi drivers the worst in the world in a blog post.
They don’t know the way to destinations, are picky when it comes to customers and they often refuse card payment.
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