TechInPacific – Currently the world of transportation, especially land transportation has developed rapidly with the advent of online transportation such as online taxis. This situation will make it easier for prospective passengers to order taxis and provide security for passengers. This online taxi can be ordered using the smartphone application based on Android or iOS. One of the smartphone applications that serves online taxis is Vodo.
Although it directly has a positive impact, Vodo provides a warning to prospective online taxi drivers not to use private vehicles as online taxis. This has been proven by the statement of Owner and CEO of Vodo, Elena Arens, that “” We like to acknowledge that, especially in other countries, companies operating similar technologies do recruit private drivers, often ignoring local regulations and imposing a negative impact on the community, ” The statement was also clarified by Fiji Taxi Association (FTA) president Raben Bhan Singh about Vodo being unfounded about illegal transport providers using.
Elena Arens also confirmed that the drivers who expressed interest in signing up to Vodo were vigorously screened. He also added that “anyone can download the application, it will not work unless the driver and taxi are approved by our team. Companies that operate similar technologies do recruit private drivers, often ignoring local regulations and imposing a negative impact on the community. “
“We support the local community and the authorities and stay well within the boundaries of the law,” concluded Ms. Arens.