New Delhi, India (PressExposure) May 27, 2011 -- In the city of New Delhi, the famous taxicabs, with their distinctive yellow paint, are a world-renowned social icon. These taxicabs are operated by private companies and are licensed by the New Delhi City Taxi.
New Delhi's Taxi
Considering that the city of New Delhi is a very large metro area, there has to be a viable and tough regulatory agency to handle the city's really large transport sector. The New Delhi City was given jurisdiction over the city's medallion (yellow) taxicabs, livery cabs, "black cars", commuter vans, and some luxury limousines.
The taxi commission was formerly known as the New Delhi City and it operated under the control of the New Delhi Traffic police Department. ,
New, Eco-Friendly Trends in NDC's Taxis
New Delhi city recently introduced new regulations, and offered new incentives as well, to replace its current yellow cabs with electric hybrid vehicles like the Toyota Prius and Ford Escape Hybrid.
Around 90% of New Delhi's 13,000 yellow cabs are Ford Crown Victoria types. This proposal will help to reduce CNG gas emission equal to removing 32,000 private cars from the road
How To Start an NDC Taxi Service
Starting a NDC taxi service is not as easy as it may seem. For starters, there are a lot of important steps that need to be thoroughly followed, to guarantee you will be able to properly operate such a business. The first step towards running a taxi business, Is to acquire a license to drive a taxi. This process begins at the Department of Motor Vehicles, and the department issues a particular license to drive these types of vehicles.
Next, find out how the city regulates the taxi industry. The only way to find out is to make a visit to city hall and ask this question. By asking this, you will probably come away with a great deal of information regarding this service.
Third, verify who licenses the taxi firms. New Delhi requires the units to have a medallion located on the outside of the car. You also need to get in touch with someone from the Department of Transportation, as they will be able to assist you with this concern.
Once you've talked to the ones concerned, and fill in the appropriate forms and get the permits, you're ready to roll out and ready to join the rat race. The city's streets may look like they're eternally clogged, however, with some deft maneuvering and good management, you'll find out that operating a taxi service here is worth the hassles associated with the Big Apple.