Roads Blocked As Vereeniging Taxi Strike Causes Traffic Gridlock

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Taxis block roads in Vereeniging in protest action on 20 March 2019. Picture: EWN Traffic/Twitter

JOHANNESBURG – Several roads in Vereeniging have been blocked off to traffic due to a taxi strike.

It is understood that taxi drivers and operators are unhappy about the delay in upgrading taxi ranks in the area.

A motorist says that the whole area is on lockdown.

“I’m trying to get to business and none of the businesses seem to be open. They have a WhatsApp group saying that they are closed today.”