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Licensed taxis can replace fixed metres with smartphone devices

20 May 2020

The Ministry of Transport has said that authorized taxi services companies can replace fixed metres with advanced systems available on smartphones devices. 

‘The decision comes within the framework of the efforts made by the ministry to regulate the public transport sector in Oman in accordance with the specifications and procedures set forth by the Land Transport Law and its executive regulation,’ the ministry said in a statement. 

It added that the decision is also part of the ministry’s keenness to upgrade public transport services.

‘This is in accordance with the international trend to utilize modern technology in an effort to improve customers’ experience as per international practices,’ the statement added.

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