Taxi Driver Abuse Incidents on the Rise


Taxi drivers around the city are becoming fed up after an increasing amount of altercations with passengers.

According to local media, an increasing amount of complaints from taxi drivers suffering abuse from passengers is increasing every year.

The latest incident involved a drunk passenger in Saha-gu where police have arrested a man after he abused the taxi driver and broke the meter for no reason at around 10:10 p.m. on Tuesday night. The passenger was on his way to Jangrim.

After being arrested, the passenger said he was drunk and didn’t remember anything, while the taxi driver was taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

Charges are currently pending.



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