Open letter to South Africa’s students‚ universities and government‚ represented by Minister in the .
The most common gripe from motorists in South Africa is invariably what a menace and danger to the public taxi drivers are.
Some of the crudest remarks are arguably reserved for them, such as them being more dangerous than the terror war in Iraq.
That they are a common denominator in many road-rage incidents - if not in the majority of collisions - has not helped a tarnished image.
But all is not lost - that is if the organisers of "SA's Best Taxi Driver" contest succeed in cultivating a culture of safe driving in the taxi industry. Mpumalanga taxi driver Jan Jiyane beat nine others to win the top prize this week - proving there's hope on the horizon.