Grab warns of increase in fares with new regulation

Grab warns of increase in fares with new regulation

7/11/2019

Grab warns of increase in fares with new regulation

PETALING JAYA: With the possibility of fewer drivers on the road because of new regulations by the government, users may experience an increase in “dynamic” fares, says ride-hailing company Grab.

Passengers were also advised that getting a ride would be much easier outside the peak hours of 7am-9am and 5pm-8pm.

The company said while the intention to implement e-hailing regulations was announced last year, the actual process only started in April 2019.

Drivers have to undergo a six-hour training session at driving centres and pay up to RM200 for the PSV licence.

With the number of drivers significantly reduced on the road following this measure, the Malaysian E-hailing Drivers Association (MeHDA) predicted that fares would up as much as 50% – depending on factors such as demand and supply, as well as the timing of the rides.

Read more: The Star

Cad menipu semua😎 Kalau ye pun nak bash baca la dulu... Harga naik sebab apa... Driver kurang demand tinggi - ni boleh jadi harga naik SABAHtwt Another monopoly turn bully. Hope the proud Minister anthonyloke & MOTMalaysia will be proud of themselves as they managed to bring huge inconvenience to people and drivers. Bravo pakatanharapan_ as so far you guys have managed to screw up people and Malaysia as much as you can. So much for new govt?

Fare already incresed significantly when they bought over strong competitor Uber. Now another excuse to raise fare. I say BOYCOTT GRAB!

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The market will correct itself. Leave it to market forces. Higher fares will attract more drivers. Then more drivers will bring fares down. At some point we will get equilibrium. Can’t b more fare than that.

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