Cease collection of digital transport fees – DVLA to operators
Digital transport providers have been ordered to stop using the Digital Transport Guidelines by the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Authority (DVLA).
As a result of this instruction, operators must stop collecting fees for transportation, reservations, and other implementation-related services.
According to a statement from the DVLA, Ghanaians’ comments and concerns regarding the application of the Digital Transport Guidelines led to the instruction.
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According to a statement made by CEO Kwasi Agyeman Busia, “particularly with respect to costs charged by Digital Transport Operators and given various titles such as Digital Transport Charge, Booking Fee, among others.”
The government started implementing the Digital Transport Charge on all rides as tax a few days ago through DVLA.
Consumers will be charged GH1 for each ride as a digital transport fee.
The government has implemented a digital transport fee for ride-hailing services.