Dear Taxi Partners, Amid the daily disruptions caused by COVID-19 situation, we focus on ensuring the health and safety of our taxi partners and supporting them by creating other job opportunities so that they can sustain with the declined economy. With the extension of COVID-19 circuit breaker period and further tightening of measures, we foresee […]
According to Singapore Police Force, the number of traffic accidents involving elderly pedestrians increased to 322 cases in 2019 from 241 cases in 2018, especially due to jaywalking.
Accidents can be avoided by staying alert on the road. Here are some helpful ways:
Dear Partners, Salam Ramadan! Ramadan this year may be a little different due to the Circuit Breaker period. With tighter measures, Muslim partners will have to do away with the usual buka puasa with friends and extended families, or even skip prayers at the mosque. Nonetheless, this is a great opportunity for all Muslim partners […]
Starting from 24 April 2020, you can collect one pack of reusable face mask at Woodlands Wave9 workshop, #01-15, 9am to 5pm daily (except PHs). Each pack contains two masks. You can only collect once. Limited quantities and while supplies last. Tips On How To Use A Reusable Mask Hand wash your mask before use. […]
The number of daily taxi rides has taken a significant dip since the COVID-19 outbreak. Following the stricter circuit-breaker measures, SMRT offers a full rental waiver till 5 May 2020 to help full-time taxi hirers cope with their livelihood. We know it can be stressful for you and your family during this challenging time. We […]
With the full waiver of taxi rental until 5 May 2020 for full-time taxi partners, you might not be driving your taxi as often since the nation implemented a “circuit breaker” to curb the spread of COVID-19. If you leave the vehicle parked for days, the vehicle battery will go completely flat. A vehicle is […]
We are happy to welcome the newly elected members of our SMRT Taxi Operators Association (STOA) Executive Committee (EXCO). Here are the new committee from 1 April 2020 to 31 March 2024 for your information. The new Chairman of STOA is now Mr Charles Ban. The ex-Chairman, Mr Colin Neo, will now serve as an […]
Dear Taxi Partners, The COVID-19 pandemic is affecting our daily routines as it continues to spread. We know this has been a challenging time for taxi partners as it takes a toll on business. We are feeling it too. But most importantly and unitedly, we are here to help and support. Together, we can overcome. […]
Besides the Point-to-Point Support Package (PPSP) in February 2020, eligible taxi drivers and private-hire car drivers can also look forward to the new Self-Employed Person Income Relief Scheme (SIRS) introduced by Ministry of Manpower (MOM) to tide them over this period of economic uncertainty brought about by the COVID-19 outbreak.
Under the SIRS scheme, eligible Self-Employed Person (SEP) will receive three quarterly cash payouts of $3,000 each in May, July and October 2020.
Do you wish to upgrade your skillsets? Take the opportunity now to upgrade your skills and keep yourself employable.
Check out these courses available for taxis, limousines and PHV partners:
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With effect from 11 Jun 2020, it is compulsory for taxi drivers to issue receipts to passengers. Taxi drivers who fail to do so will be liable to a composition fine of $50. We would like to urge all taxi drivers to issue a receipt to passengers upon the completion of the journey. Thank you.
Please accept SMRT Taxis Voucher as fare payment. The elderly and persons with disabilities may be using the vouchers for their taxi rides. You can make their commute easier and less stressful by simply accepting our SMRT Taxis Voucher.
You may redeem the vouchers at:
• Any of the Esso retail kiosks for both fuels and in-store purchases except for service items (eg. carpark coupon, phone card/cash card, cash card top up, DHL, AXS etc)
• Drop them into the corporate box at Ang Mo Kio depot
Please remember to log-in & log-out of the payment terminal at the start & end of your shift to receive cashless fare payment promptly to your bank account.
We strongly recommend you to retain all receipts relating to cashless payments for at least 3 months from the trip date to resolve any discrepancies.
WEF 1 Jul, pls proceed to SMRT Bishan Clubhouse, 9am-5pm daily (except Sun & PHs) for temperature check, collection of masks, booster seat, and bring your bottle for refill of disinfectant & hand sanitiser.
Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA)
Dear Partners, please note that it is legal for SMRT Taxis and Strides Transportation to ask for your NRIC for application or verification purposes based on Land Transport Authority (LTA) regulations and Road Traffic Rules. We assure you that your information will be kept confidential.
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