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Minibus taxi

The SA minibus taxi industry is absolutely massive

It’s worth about R50 billion a year -- 69% of all South African households use minibus taxis -- Minibus taxis are responsible for 15 million daily computer trips -- Minibus taxis travel 19 billion kilometres a year -- There are 250,000 minibus taxis currently doing business in South Africa -- Three people are killed in taxi-related accidents every day -- Most minibus taxi passengers have witnessed shocking behaviour -- The minibus taxi industry only became legal in 1987 -- 43% of all assassinations in South Africa are taxi-related -- Taxi owners get R124,000 when they trade in their own models.

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