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Three Cancun taxi drivers removed from road after reports

Cancun, Q.R. — Three Cancun taxi drivers have been removed from the road after they were reported for aggressive and irresponsible driving practices by customers.

The three drivers were sanctioned and removed from driving taxi after a review by Instituto de Movilidad in the Zona Norte found them in violation of safe driving practices. The Institute responded to citizen complaints against the drivers who, in separate cases, were accused of an aggressive attitude and poor driving.

In one of the cases, the operator refused to cooperate with the Institute and was therefore, permanently let go while another was sanctioned with a 15-day suspension and mandatory training classes before reinstatement. The third Cancun taxi driver received a 5-day work suspension that also included mandatory driver training.

According to a report from the Institute, operators of units 030, 033 and 758 were reported on social networks for reckless driving and traveling with excessive speed, putting at people at risk.

Regulations set out in the Labor Secretariat of the Sindicato de Taxistas Andrés Quintana Roo saw the termination of Jesús L.O. for a lack of cooperation and ethics, while Alfredo P.C. complied with the 15-day suspension and mandatory intelligent driving training classes.

Carmelino C.A., the third driver, was given a 5-day suspension for poor driving practices and the mandatory attendance of an intelligent driving course after she reportedly narrowly missed hitting a pedestrian.