The taxi trade is appealing to the government to introduce an insurance surcharge for rides. Photo: Jonathan Wong The taxi trade is appealing to the government to introduce an insurance surcharge for rides. Photo: Jonathan Wong
The taxi trade is appealing to the government to introduce an insurance surcharge for rides. Photo: Jonathan Wong

Hong Kong residents face paying HK$6 more for each taxi ride under industry’s insurance surcharge application

  • Drivers argue the increase is needed to cover premiums that have risen by nearly a third this year
  • Transport Department and Insurance Authority say they are in talks with all stakeholders

Topic |   Hong Kong taxis
The taxi trade is appealing to the government to introduce an insurance surcharge for rides. Photo: Jonathan Wong The taxi trade is appealing to the government to introduce an insurance surcharge for rides. Photo: Jonathan Wong
The taxi trade is appealing to the government to introduce an insurance surcharge for rides. Photo: Jonathan Wong
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