x Abu Dhabi, UAE Thursday 20 July 2017

Has a taxi driver ever refused to turn on his meter for you?

The emirate's newer silver taxis are to be fitted with sensors that automatically start the meter running once a passenger is seated, preventing drivers from overcharging or negotiating a flat rate.

The emirate's newer silver taxis are to be fitted with sensors that automatically start the meter running once a passenger is seated, preventing drivers from overcharging or negotiating a flat rate. Has a taxi driver ever refused to turn on his meter for you? Have you ever had to negotiate a price before the taxi driver would take you to your destination? Do you think the new sensors make a difference?