If there’s a driver gets stuck on traffic for an hour, his meter will only earn him Php 75 because his waiting time is only Php 3.50 every 2 minutes. Every driver pays a daily boundary with an amount of Php 1200 so they need to earn Php 60 per hour to get their boundary.
Some Passengers prefer Uber and Grab than Public Taxis
The request of the operators is no different from popular mobile applications, Uber and Grab’s high fare when in fact they are from the same business. They denounced that these apps have the advantage while they are left behind. If there’s traffic, there’s a high demand that the cars will go to Grab and Uber users if not, their drivers will not give service to their passengers.
Just last month, the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board announced that they will apprehend uber drivers who will continue to operate without franchises. When this news came out, netizens expressed their disappointment with LTFRB including celebrities.Über and Grab have made commuting so much safer, easier, and more convenient. Anyone who actually uses them would know. #WeWantUberGrab— Coleen Garcia (@coleengarcia) July 17, 2017
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Coleen Garcia tweeted that through this application, commuting is much easier and convenient. Kapamilya actor Enchong Dee also expressed his opinion by posting a viral image quote mocking the government agency with a caption that money is the source of this controversy.