The Land Transportation, Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) conducted a surprise random drug test to taxi drivers after receiving consecutive complaints from passengers.
Around 6am when the LTFRB personnel conducted the drug test to Ran-Gen transport corporation in Tondo, Manila
All taxi drivers who were subjected to the said testing were all tested negative.
According to the Management of Ran-gen Transport, they are very strict in accepting their drivers because aside from passing the drug, medical and driving tests, they also require them to submit clearance from the National Bureau of Investigation and police clearance.
Aside from random drug test, the LTFRB also inspected taxi units of Ran-Gen to ensure the safety of passengers.
Prior to this, two incidents of alleged taxi drivers’ abusing their passengers went viral on social media.