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Taxi Industry Sub-Sector Code for B-BBEE

4. Current Government Initiatives in the Taxi Industry


4.1 Government  through the Taxi Operations Directorate of the Department of Transport, also support and embrace the empowerment vision outlined in this charter. The following ongoing initiatives are part of the Directorate's programmes:


4.1.1 Development of a Business Model for the taxi industry.


4.1.2 In line with the National Land Transport Transitional Act, the Department is facilitating the  registration of taxi operators with the South African Revenue Service, This is aimed at assisting taxi operators to formalise and access other passenger transport services such as bus contracts, etc.


4.1.3 Training of taxi drivers with a view to obtaining appropriate driver's licences required for the prescribed vehicles.


4.1.4 Training of taxi operators in various transport related legislation such as the National Land Transport Transitional Act and the Road Traffic Act in order to improve passenger safety and customer service.


4.1.5 Communication campaign regarding the taxi recapitalisation project. This campaign will also promote the usage of taxis and disseminate information related to taxi operations.