A british research by BBC channel shows that using a taxi in Athens, Greece is more easy, cheap and fast than using a taxi in Tokyo. For the same distanse of 10kilometers the reporter paid about 43$ while in Greece for the same taxi trip only $16.
Another arrests’ wave happened the past 2 days, where 46 taxi drivers were arrested by Attica Traffic Police, during targeted checks for unapproved interferes at taxi meters and cashier machines on taxi cars. The checks took place outside railway stations, hotels, hospitals and malls in Athens and Attica.
Police arrested 27 taxi drivers for intervention on the taxi meter and the cash register their vehicles. This was the conclusion after routine checks conducted Wednesday and Thursday at various taxi stations of Attica. The result was a total of 26 fines imposed, totalling 130,000 euros.
Τhe Secretary for Infrastructure, Transport and Networks Spyros Vougias announced that the taxi fare to and from the airport “Eleftherios Venizelos”, will be fixed and predefined at the amount of EUR 35 for the hours 05.00 to 24.00 (single tariff 1) and 50 euros for hours 00.00 to 05.00 (double tariff 2). The price includes more