All those operating cars dubbed ‘Drones’ as PSV taxi in Kampala, have been ordered by Uganda Police to remove the vehicles off the roads immediately.
According to Faridah Nampiima, Uganda Police PRO for the Traffic Directorate, only vehicles with a checked band will be allowed to operate as taxis.
“All those operating drones as PSV taxi especially along Entebbe Road and Jinja Road yet your vans don’t have the required license to do that and also your vehicles don’t have a checked band to operate as taxis should stop it immediately,” she said.
She called on all those who want to operate as taxis to comply with the requirements by going to the Ministry of Transport and Works, register and license your vans to operate as PSV taxis.
She also added that those affected have been given two days since the operation is scheduled to commence by Wednesday 16th Nov 2022 and all those who will be arrested under this operation will be taken to court adding that None of them will be issued a EPS ticket.