Video shows lawlessness of taxi and sparks reaction: “Entitled idiots”

Video shows lawlessness of taxi and sparks reaction: “Entitled idiots”

- A video shows how a motorist was nearly driven into by 3 different taxis

- The footage indicates the driver stopping at an intersection but is then forced to yield continuously even though it’s his right of way

- Social media users showed their disgust and expressed frustration at the situation on the roads

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It was a case of the fast and the furious when a video was shared via Facebook on Wednesday.

The footage shows a motorist stopping at an intersection along with a taxi.

He opts to yield for the taxi driver as they arrived at the intersection at around the same time.

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However, just as he is about to pull away, another 2 taxis come speeding past the first taxi.

South Africa Live shared the video via their Facebook page and included the caption: “Road rules don't apply here - Let's see how fast we can make it through a 4 way stop!”

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Angry Facebook users shared their frustrations when dealing with taxi drivers on the road.

Mark Muller said, “South Africa is the new Nigeria.”
Jenny Kriek added: “Entitled idiots and nothing gets done!!! Not sure why we have traffic cops because they are never anywhere to be seen!!!!”
Sikes Mosime said, “Damn....those quantums are flying man...haibo madoda!”

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Amukelani Master Jam explained, “In the morning we don't complain about that as we always late safety for what as will get a warning or lose a job someone sponsor them with Nos and turbos please.”
Naas Van Heerden said, “You must remember this is Africa.”

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