Young private-hire drivers not in favour of minimum age limit

Cabbies currently have to be at least 30 years old, but private-hire drivers just have to hold a driving licence for at least two years.
Cabbies currently have to be at least 30 years old, but private-hire drivers just have to hold a driving licence for at least two years.PHOTO: LIANHE ZAOBAO

Some see viable career in driving, but experts worry about trend among this age group

While there have been calls to impose a minimum age limit for private-hire car drivers, younger drivers interviewed hope there will not be any such restrictions.

They say driving is a good source of income and can be a viable career.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on August 22, 2019, with the headline 'Young private-hire drivers not in favour of minimum age limit'. Print Edition | Subscribe