Fears over Ladysmith taxi route shut down
06 Dec 8:25 PM (Source: IOLNews)
KZN MEC for Transport, Community Safety and Liaison Mxolisi Kaunda together with Uthukela District Municipality Mayor SIphiwe Mazibuko and Alfred Duma Local Municipality Mayor Vincent Madlala briefing the media on his decision to suspend 41 local taxi routes. Picture: Mbuyiselo Ndlovu THE plan to stop the taxi violence that has left 61 people dead in Ladysmith has been cautiously welcomed by the community.

Transport, Community Safety and Liaison MEC Mxolisi Kaunda yesterday addressed the community on his decision to shut down 41 routes run by the Sizwe and the Klipriver taxi association.

The local routes run by those associations will be taken over by buses for the next six months, while the long distance routes will continue to be run by other associations with cooperation agreements with...