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Taxi scheme for drunken drivers skids on legalities

PUSHING THE LIMIT:A substitute driver program launched three years ago has failed to take off, with taxi drivers citing ongoing concerns over insurance

By Tsai Wei-chi  /  Staff reporter

If the substitute driver is not in the wrong, there would be no issue with them receiving their fare, Shang said.

However, Shang added that if business owners felt the substitute driver service would benefit from short-term insurance, then the department would be willing to help in those negotiations.

Translated by Jake Chung, staff writer

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