'I'm thinking of packing it in': Nightmare roads costing Nelson cabbie thousands

The owner of a Nelson taxi firm has admitted he is considering cutting his losses and “packing it in” due to the poor state of the roads which have cost him thousands in repairs.
Ali Ahmed (42) set up NBC Travel three years ago, but when one of his vehicles was damaged after water got into the oil filter due to a flood on Reedyford Road earlier this year, it was the straw that broke the camel’s back.
A frequent user of the road on his routes, Mr Ahmed pointed out that the flooding had submerged a speed bump - typically about 3.5 inches high - and said the roads were costing his business... read more

 
13 February 2018 in Regional North West , Views: 128
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