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Old May 23, 17, 3:28 pm
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Originally Posted by wco81 View Post
So those are lifetime and transferrable?
Yes. But I would not say it is a lifetime license, as the license is not issued in association with a life.

Originally Posted by wco81 View Post
Meaning there will always be a monopoly so the operators have no incentive to improve their product.
Not always monopoly. The majority of licenses are held by individuals.

There is nothing to improve when the Government limits changes to taxi.

Originally Posted by wco81 View Post
Same old cars, can't hail by smart phone app., etc.
License holders has no incentive to replace cars when the cars work properly. Beside, the Government's policy is to discourage the use of taxi (so hailing by app will not be impossible).
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