Oplan Isnabero aims to protect commuters from abusive taxi drivers this 2010 Christmas season

During the Christmas and New Year season, millions of Filipinos go out together with their families and friends. For taxi drivers, this presents their ideal work scenario: the demand is much higher than the supply.

But there are abusive taxi drivers everywhere. Some taxi drivers snob passengers, others choose passengers, and there are those who fix the rate instead of using the meter.

To protect commuters from abusive taxi drivers, the Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) relived “Oplan Isnabero”.

Any commuter who was denied to board, ignored, forced to pay fixed rate, or asked for additional payment can call and complain through these numbers:

DOTC hotline for Abusive Taxi Drivers (“Abusadong Taxi Drivers”):
7890
0917-2470385
0919-2227462

Oplan Isnabero is being implemented by the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) and the Land Transportation Office (LTO).

It just makes me wonder why this has to be implemented just during this season. Why not protect the commuters against abusive taxi driver all-year round? Just my thought.

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