On account of claims of being uncared for and exploited, E-hailing drivers in Gauteng, the Western Cape, and the Free State made it recognized that they’d not function on Monday.
These operators are demanding that the trade must be regulated.
They revealed that the businesses that employed them specifically Uber and Bolt, don’t take them critically.
The operators took benefit of Transport Month to exhibit their grievances and make their calls for recognized.
E-hailing spokesperson, Vhatuka Mbelengwa stated:
“We as operators really feel extremely exploited by app giants Uber and Bolt and assume that it’s essential that regulation be put in place to guard us as operators”.
In 2018, e-hailing drivers went on strike and took to the streets to tell the general public of the situations beneath which drivers had been working.
That included poor revenue margins aggravated fueled by rising petrol costs.
E-hailing drivers have over 12,000 operators.