Chan Kun (left), member of the Motor Transport Workers General Union, taxi branch and Low Shih-cheng, deputy director of the Motor Transport Workers General Union, taxi branch. Photo: Jonathan Wong

Nearly half of Hong Kong’s taxi drivers are 60 or above, sparking health concerns as industry struggles with lack of new blood

  • Average age of city’s taxi drivers rises to 58.4 years, while there is no set retirement mark and official data shows more motorists above 60 have been involved in accidents
  • Observers suggest adopting Singapore model of regular health checks for elderly drivers
Topic |   Hong Kong taxis

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Chan Kun (left), member of the Motor Transport Workers General Union, taxi branch and Low Shih-cheng, deputy director of the Motor Transport Workers General Union, taxi branch. Photo: Jonathan Wong
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