5 taxi drivers in Sanya have been fired for foul play, including purposely ignoring passengers, fixing the meter and bargaining over the fare.

To clean up the industry, these taxi drivers who violated the rules have been expelled from the the industry and put on a blacklist.

The government also urged the taxi drivers and companies to guarantee taxis are on the road, especially during peak hours at prosperous business districts, the airport and the railway station.

A total of 1,850 taxis have been equipped with the intelligent system that is more efficient for the traveling public. The taxi companies can make better use of the system to monitor the distribution patterns of taxis in hotels as well as scenic spots to effectively ease the taxi shortage.