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Sticker Shock: Taxi drivers angered by proposal to change identification process

Another government-proposed legislative initiative by which the yellow license plates of taxis will be replaced by stick-on labels, has raised clamor among taxi drivers, who years ago spent considerable sums on acquiring those plates and making adjustments.


Gevorg Dosturyan (left) and Armen Poghosyan

In 2007 yellow state license plates were placed on taxis in Armenia, in order to register taxis and separate them from private cars. At the time the decision, again, was not accepted willingly, because taxi drivers had to pay 17,000 drams (now around $40) to change the plates, and beside have restricted exit permission from Armenia.

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