07 Dec '11, 1am

So much for helping cab drivers, #comfortdelgro. Rental increase for them as well!

So much for helping cab drivers, #comfortdelgro. Rental increase for them as well!

Most cabbies, however, fear that cost will rise further, in particular rental, although a ComfortDelGro spokesman said on Tuesday that 'there are currently no plans to increase taxi rental'. -- ST PHOTO: DESMOND WEE By Karamjit Kaur Life as a cabby is tough and the new fare structure will go some way towards helping them earn a little more each month, said some ComfortDelGro taxi drivers on Tuesday. But they are bracing themselves for a rental increase by the operator, as well as commuters shunning taxis in protest against the higher fares - at least for a while. Some also said they might have to adjust their schedules to work at night to take advantage of the longer evening peak period when passengers pay a surcharge. Cabbies interviewed said that on average, they earn between $1,500 and $2,000 a month. This is after paying the operator for taxi rental, and for diesel. Mo...

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