We are front-liners too, say drivers for hire


Ragananthini Vethasalam

Drivers for hire say they have not been taken into consideration during the national immunisation programme and are fearful of contracting Covid-19 from customers, not least spreading the virus to others. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, June 11, 2021.

FOR 50-year-old taxi driver Mohamad, every day is full of uncertainties as he comes into contact with passengers whose health status is unknown.

Mohamad is just one of thousands of taxi and e-hailing drivers living in fear of Covid-19, and waiting to be vaccinated.


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