Image: Times Live On Tuesday, a man (34) and three others allegedly hijacked a Bolt taxi driver while wearing police masks in Johannesburg. The driver was on his way to the CBD to pick up a client when he noticed a car flashing and pulled over, thinking it was police officers.
All is not looking well in the transport industry of South Africa. After there had been a wave of attacks on truckers, taxi drivers on their own have been involved in massive shootings as they take down members of rival associations. This has not ended there as Uber and Bolt drivers who offer e-hailing services are being slaughtered with each passing day.
We all want to go to the mall or party and know that we can book an Uber or a bolt to drive us home safely. Well, it seems like Bolt is not the transport service that you can trust anymore, a lot of people have been complaining about how unsafe bolt has become.
The video footage shows an incident where a Bolt driver is being assaulted by taxi drivers and taxi association members, it seems like he doesn't know what he is being accused of doing. They can be seen through the video that they just simply stopped their vehicle right in front of his car forcing him to grind to a halt at a busy major highway, and that is when he chose to see what the taxi association members wanted from him because he didn’t understand why they were driving so slow on the road.
Taxify has become popular in South Africa. People who are financially stable most of the time use Uber, and Bolt to go places. They are expensive, however they are advantageous in many aspects. This vehicle’s pickup point is your location and drops you off where you are.
The people of South Africa are beginning to uncover foreigners who live and work in the country fraudulently. This current trend has led to the identification of some persons mostly from Zimbabwe who falsely obtained South African IDs. In a recent development, a zimbabwean man whose real name was given as Prince Ngwenya has been busted for obtaining South African ID that bears the name Prince Ntenga.
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Bolt is like a taxi but what's different about it is that it picks you up at the gate of your house and for that service, it doesn't cost that much. They say it is the smart way to move to cities. It costs less and helps you get where you wanna go fast, they are private cars driven by people they also deliver food on your doorstep all you have to do is download the app request and you are good to go.
A video that has been circulating on social media shows taxi drivers assaulting a man who is allegedly a member of Uber/Bolt drivers. According to an eyewitness, the Uber driver was tracked after he picked up a client. He then tried to outmaneuver the criminal members of the Katlehong Taxi Association.
Date: 20/10/2021 Source: https://www.facebook.com/100045066129905/posts/424653135713554/ There have been a lot of disturbing stories told about Bolt Drivers. However, there are some Bolt customers with heartwarming experiences to share. It takes a lot to be a driver as one drives different people with attitudes and situations daily.
Source: https://twitter.com/CarTrackerSA/status/1433083203678572544 The people with the riskiest jobs at the moment are Bolt and Uber drivers. They never know what to expect as it is their job to pick up someone or a group of people who request for their services. Sometimes they pick up criminals who are planning on hijacking the car and robbing the driver.
https://twitter.com/CarTrackerSA/status/1432400065507778564?s=19 The Nigerian Bolt driver was exposed by tourists who had climbed into his vehicle not realising that he did not have a driver's licence, they then proceeded to experience a shock of their lives as they realised that the driver was really misinformed and incapable of driving.
Bolt Driver SAFELY AT HOME After Getting BADLY BEATEN By TAXI BOSSES - SOUTH AFRICA https://twitter.com/CarTrackerSA/status/1439929707840081926?s=19 South Africa, Alberton - The Bolt driver who was brutally beaten by katlehong taxi association men a few days ago is currently recovering at home with his family. The driver, who is allegedly known as “Mulalo”, went viral for being attacked by Katlehong People’s Taxi Association members while transporting a passenger on a trip to Thokoza.
The incident has caused a stir on social media coming out of Rosettenville, Johannesburg where a Bolt driver is believed to have been gunned down in the early hours of the morning, the circumstances which had led to the killing have not been revealed to the public. As you can see the crime scene was cordoned off by the police and the Bolt driver was lying down with the gunshot wounds, it is believed that paramedics were contacted in order to come to the scene and assess the situation and they pronounced the victim dead on arrival.
Taxi violence is like a cancer that does not want to go away, it keeps on feeding and lurching on the body. Hundreds of communities die annually due to taxi violence and fighting of different taxi associations all over the country. They fight for taxi routes that tend to pay more money.
Can we make this video trend. A bolt, uber driver was harassed in katlehong by the association. Why would you do this to someone who is only trying to make a living? We need unity, when we see such things happening. Lets help these people as a community.
South Africans are facing difficult times: the country's official unemployment rate reached a record high of 34.4 percent in late August, shattering the previous quarter's records.According to e-hailing app Bolt, 44.4 percent of South Africans do not have an income under its enlarged definition, which includes individuals who have given up looking for work.
Bolt Driver gets beaten up to a pulp by taxi drivers While you're here, please follow me! The entitlement that taxi associations and their drivers have over passengers is what usually leads to them always beating up Uber, Bolt and Didi drivers. Their beating of Uber drivers equals to them forcing us to take taxis even when we don't want to take them.
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Taxi drivers, Uber and Bolt drivers are our safest way of getting from point A to point B￼￼ "Mobalisation" when when they stsrt attacking the people like how they did during the looting Now Uber drivers have joined the platform into making life uneasy for the people of South Africa and what am Uber driver did was actually disturbing.