Comfort cabbies bumped off JustGrab

ComfortDelGro drivers were offered the option last month of signing up with JustGrab - Grab's flat fee ride-hailing platform.
ComfortDelGro drivers were offered the option last month of signing up with JustGrab - Grab's flat fee ride-hailing platform.ST FILE PHOTO

LTA warns Grab for flouting rules by not tying up first with taxi firm

All ComfortDelGro cabbies will be removed from ride-hailing app Grab's JustGrab platform, only a month after being told by the ride-hailing firm that they could opt in.

Grab opened the service - which lets commuters book a taxi or private-hire car for a flat fare set by the firm - to ComfortDelGro cabbies in February. But unlike a year ago when it entered a JustGrab partnership with the five other taxi operators here, this time it bypassed ComfortDelGro.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 22, 2018, with the headline 'Comfort cabbies bumped off JustGrab'. Print Edition | Subscribe