The Western Cape Taxi Council is not loving Uber and its tech savvy ways

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It’s the end of the work day, I get into my Uber and settle in for contemplative ride home. The driver begins the trip and starts a meter as well. I am not sure why he has done the latter but I say nothing and we begin.

Half way through the ride as I direct him toward the turn into my neighbourhood, he says to me: “don’t worry about the meter, it is just a precaution.”

My first thought is that perhaps the cab company he works for (that has now joined Uber) is comparing prices to see if the move from their normal operations to Uber is feasible.

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