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The most common complaint about Bangkok taxi drivers is…

Bangkok dwellers are not happy with the city’s taxi drivers.

Since new taxi fares came into effect on January 16, there have been over 2,000 passenger complaints about taxi drivers in Bangkok, with the biggest proportion of them concerning cabbies’ rejection of passengers, according to the Land Transport Department.

Of the 2,120 complaints, 720 concerned cabbies’ rejection of passengers, 455 concerned impolite behaviour towards passengers, 358 were for reckless driving, 237 for not using meter, and 221 were about malfunctioning meter, Thai PBS reported yesterday.

The Land Transport Department now has its hands full with the complaints coming in. The department has already responded to 1,650 complaints and has taken legal action in 479 cases.

Since the new fares came into effect, 34,812 taxis have had their meter adjusted,

This news comes as cabbies…

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