The drivers said police personnel were fining them indiscriminately. Photo: B. Jothi Ramalingam
A group of nearly 100 autorickshaw drivers gathered at the gates of the Commissioner of Police’s office on Thursday morning to protest alleged harassment by police personnel. They alleged being su... »30 comments
Peeved by the transport department’s decision to extend the deadline for recalibration of meters by two days, autorickshaw unions have sought another month to complete the process. Explaini... »6 comments
The traffic police on Saturday participated in a drive to distribute the revised autorickshaw fare cards to drivers and passengers. Joint commissioner (traffic) south R. Dhinakaran launched... »10 comments
An autorickshaw drivers association has filed a writ petition in the Madras High Court stating only 39 mechanics are available to recalibrate the electronic digital fare meters after the fare hike...
The meter has shaken things up. Stand auto drivers have realised allegiance of regular customers is no longer a given and that they have to make more trips to earn what they used to. Among the positive stories is R. Loganathan’s return to the road as an auto driver