Korea Allows Shared Taxi for the First Time in 40 Years

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Taxi sharing service was banned in South Korea for the past 40 years. And finally, the revision of the taxi industry development law was approved.

According to the MOLIT (Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport), Korean taxi platforms allow the shared taxi service in Korea starting from June 15th.

Q. What are some of the Korean taxi platforms?
A. Kakao Taxi, UT, Ban Ban Taxi, and more.

Q. Is it for any size of the Taxis?
A. Yes. But taxis with 5 seats or less is allowed only for the same-sex passengers. This is to reduce anxiety among passengers and to reduce crimes.

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