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Two maxitaxier has been rebuilt, so that the driver is completely enclosed by glass, both next to and behind the driver’s seat. Smittevernet is thus brought up on a whole new level.
the Company has five cars at a standstill and the 11 laid off employees. Now hope they do this that they can manage through the crisis.
– We have nothing to do. Schools are closed and the nightlife is gone. Easter is empty of people, so for us, it means a lot, ” says Rune Helge Holm in Lillehammer Taxi.
A glassmester cast around and made pleksiglassene to the two taxis. They have also removed a number of seats and layers, the wider the aisle seat in the cars to get plenty of space to carry more patients.
Rune Helge Holm tells us that the initiative came partly from him and partly from the company Pasientreiser, which is owned by the health enterprises in Norway.
If there is a confirmed infected patient, there shall only be one passenger. But if there are people who only have the quarantine, there may be several.
There can also be cases where the sykehjemspasienter with a companion.
– It is meaningful to contribute, ” says Holm.
MEANINGFUL: Drosjeeieren says it is meaningful to help in the crisis, and is pleased to be able to get more missions now.
Photo: Alexander Nordby / NRK Disinfection
Drosjeeieren tells us that the missions also means that it must be washed and disinfected in the cars. After completing the assignment, the parts of the car be disinfected with soap or disinfectant.
In addition, he uses a ozonmaskin to remove any unpleasant odors.
Ran the asylum seekers without getting the message that they were in korona-quarantined taxi driver cries: – It is almost pointless to work – Very good
head of department of Thor Kristian Halseth in Pasientreiser Inland says that it so far entered into agreements with four drosjeselskaper in the area to the Hospital Inland.
Thor Kristian Halseth, head of department in Pasientreiser Inland
– But, from the national policy, there is no formal requirement that it should be glass or other shielding around the driver. It keeps that you follow the guidelines for spacing. It is therefore maxitaxier is so well suited, he says.
Halseth says it is very good that Lillehammer Taxi on its own initiative, has built two cars to the even better plot.
all patients who are going to the korona-testing book such a taxi?
It is the same rules as for all other transport of patients. It is the agent that out from a general evaluation determines whether the taxi is rekvireres.
He says there are several places in the country where it is now entered into similar agreements with drosjeselskaper.
Smittefrykt among taxi drivers
Many taxi drivers have under the korona epidemic expressed that they are afraid of infection.
It caused a stir when Hadia May told about a taxi driver she had been running with. He told me that he was afraid of infection, but chose however to run in order to be able to pay the rent.
the party’s Hadia May told a personal story from taxinæringen when she put forward the Parliament’s economic crisis measures on Thursday.
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