08 Dec '11, 1am

National Taxi Association's call for taxi companies to adjust fares too seen by some as price-fixing bid

National Taxi Association's call for taxi companies to adjust fares too seen by some as price-fixing bid

NTA says all cabbies face pressures from higher operating costs and are hoping the association can relay their concerns to taxi companies. -- ST PHOTO: ALPHONSUS CHERN By Royston Sim Did the National Taxi Association (NTA) breach anti-competition rules when it issued a statement urging taxi companies to follow ComfortDelGro's example and adjust their fares? Legal experts yesterday offered mixed views on whether the association's statement could be deemed as an attempt at price-fixing. On Monday, the association issued a statement shortly after ComfortDelGro announced changes to its basic fares, peak period surcharge, city area surcharge and call booking fees. In it, the association, a trade union body representing some 12,000 drivers, said it 'is already in talks with other taxi companies and urges them to adjust their taxi fares as soon as possible'. The Consumers Associa...

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