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Dubai: Passengers arriving through Al Maktoum International Airport (DWC) will get a 75 per cent discount on taxi flag down rates starting from April 16, the Dubai Taxi Corporation (DTC) announced on Sunday.
Antonio said, if they operate one hour a day, they could flag down at least 500 motorists for overspeeding 'but because we have other tasks we only operate at least once a month.'
On Friday, a purported advisory from the MMDA that made rounds in various chat groups claimed that starting on March 15, traffic constables would no longer flag down traffic violators since the agency would fully utilize its closed-circuit television (CCTV) cameras to catch erring motorists.
The Philippine National Taxi Operators Association (PNTOA) is calling on the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) to approve the higher flag down rate to spare them from a bigger financial burden.
The dazed man tried to flag down passing cars for help but none would stop for him and he had to walk 2km to his home in Kilmessan to raise the alarm.
The men had chased the suspects down St Nicholas Street and onto the High Level Bridge where they stopped to flag down the officers.
If we're to take our flag down then take your flag down in Dublin."
According to police sources, the Arab expatriate woman in her 50s used to flag down vehicles pretending to beg and snatch valuables from passengers or knock at doors of houses and get away with valuables after distracting the victims.
Detectives believe the incident could be linked to another attempt to flag down a car at junction 4a of the M5 at 2.10pm on Wednesday.
Officers tried to flag down the Audi A3 on Church Street in Paddock at 2am on Saturday.
It folds down smaller than a pack of cards, it is waterproof, it reflects your body's heat back to you so it makes an emergency sleeping bag, and it reflects light--in case you need to flag down a plane, person, etc.
O'Neal aided in the arrest of the accused gay bashers by following them until he could flag down a Miami Beach officer.