The Concerned Drivers Association of Ghana has announced it will from Monday, February 22, 2021, increase transport fares by 10%.
According to them, the decision was informed by the increment of some taxes at the DVLA and the ports.
Chairman of the group, Mr. William Owusu speaking Nyankonton Mu Nsem on Rainbow Radio 87.5 Fm that the service charge at DVLA has been increased to 15%, with the tariffs on spare parts increased to 40%, and the tariff on Lubricants increased by 25%.
He said: ”Due to the rapid increase of these services, we are calling on all Ghanaians to comply with the introduction of the new fare coming Monday.”
He explained the Association considered passengers before the 10% increment.
He asked passengers not to attacks drivers and their mates when the increment takes effect.
Meanwhile, he has advised drivers to adhere to the safety protocols and ensure passengers who fail to wear their face masks are not allowed to board vehicles.