Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has honoured 1000 taxi drivers compared to 100 at its annual Dubai Taxi Awards in 2020. The steep make bigger in the range of honourees displays the courageous and heroic position of taxi drivers beneath fantastic instances all through Covid-19 pandemic. The step is a gesture of understanding of the sacrifices of taxi drivers in performing their each day jobs and serving a number of neighborhood segments. It is additionally a way of thanking them for adhering to preventive measures towards the attainable transmission of the virus between riders and drivers.
This year’s version of the Dubai Taxi Excellence Awards is marked by using a wider variety of drivers felicitated whilst sticking to the policies of the award and the coverage of Taxi excellence permitted with the aid of RTA. This year’s cycle additionally coincides with the creation of Eid al Fitr; a joyful event that makes it double happiness to these drivers who make extra special and exquisite efforts in serving Dubai taxi riders.
The choice to enlarge the variety of drivers honoured, illustrates the excessive regards of RTA’s top administration to the heroes of protected journeys and transport ambassadors. It indicators an grasp of drivers’ responsibilities underneath extraordinarily difficult fitness conditions that warrant the compliance with equally remarkable preventive measures set through the Ministry of Health and Prevention, and the Dubai Health Authority. The concerted efforts of all parties and compliance with the relevant measures contributed to the success of the countrywide disinfection programme.
The award fosters the feel of social solidarity, praises the efforts of taxi drivers, and motivates them to proceed with their offerings below the prevailing conditions that impact the transport sector and customer needs. While the choice standards of the Award had been adhered to, the scope of beneficiaries improved 10 times, in contrast to the preceding editions.
RTA attaches paramount interest to passenger transport drivers, especially taxi drivers, whose job scope requires the carrier availability 24/7. The Department additionally appreciates the challenges presently faced by drivers while doing their duties, and the required preventive health measures. The compliance of all events would materialise RTA’s vision of Safe and Smooth Transport for All.”