Taxis Are Now Safer in Ankara

Taxis in Ankara are now safer
Taxis in Ankara are now safer

Ankara Metropolitan Municipality, which has increased hygiene measures in public transportation vehicles used extensively by the citizens since the beginning of the coronavirus epidemic, has added a new one to these measures for taxis. To take advantage of the free transparent panel application launched in the capital city to protect both taxi drivers and citizens from the virus An application must be made via the link. On the transparent panel, there is a license plate written in Braille alphabet for visually impaired citizens.

The Metropolitan Municipality, which has focused on hygiene studies that take care of the health of tradesmen and citizens since the start of the Covid-19 epidemic in Ankara, continues by diversifying these measures.

After the announcement of Metropolitan Mayor Mansur Yavaş on his social media account, a transparent panel application was initiated for taxi drivers serving throughout the city.


The Metropolitan Municipality, which initiated a transparent panel application to protect both drivers and citizens from the virus, will take the hygiene measures to the next level and will provide free support to taxi drivers with this application.

While all taxi drivers in the capital are notified via SMS, taxi drivers who want to benefit from this service will be able to benefit by filling out a form at the address "". Stickers will also be placed on the taxis that switch to a transparent panel application that will prevent direct contact between the driver and the customer, which says "This vehicle is protected against coronavirus."


Beltema Insurance General Manager Ali Çalışkan stated that while the trainers showed great interest in the transparent panel application initiated by the Ankara Metropolitan Municipality, they implemented the transparent panel application for the health of the citizens and taxi driver, and said: “For the health of citizens and taxi driver tradesmen, Ankara Metropolitan Municipality Mayor We start the transparent panel application with the instructions of Yavaş. A message was sent to all taxi drivers. With the codes in their messages, our taxi driver will be able to benefit from this service after making an application. This application is already available in many European countries. first as we are doing in Turkey. There have been nearly 500 applications so far. "

Stating that citizens who see the stickers of the Metropolitan Municipality can take a taxi with peace of mind, Çalışkan said that for visually impaired citizens, Braille alphabet and vehicle license plate will be found on the transparent panel.


Thanks to Ankara Metropolitan Mayor Mansur Yavaş, who continued their support for tradesmen with the measures taken in the capital after the epidemic that started in March, taxi driver tradesmen and citizens expressed their satisfaction with the following words:

-Remzi Erdem (Botanic Taxi tradesman): “We are very happy that the transparent panel application has been launched. Our passengers and we will make a safer journey. We express our gratitude to Ankara Metropolitan Mayor Mansur Yavaş for his services. "

The citizen named Berat Öğüt, who stated that he often traveled by taxis because of his job, said, “In the past, we used to be anxious when getting on a taxi. With the new application launched, we can now ride more safely. For this, we would like to thank Ankara Metropolitan Mayor Mansur Yavaş ”.

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