But instead of taxi, the downloaded app offers for a motorcycle ride with a flat down rate of $0.20.
The app’s passenger car-hailing feature is tagged as coming soon with a tentative base fare of $0.76.
CDN Digital tried to book for a motorcycle ride. Three separate test bookings were accepted by drivers.
According to its profile, Maxim is operating in at least four areas in the country: Cebu City in Cebu, Baguio City in Benguet, Iloilo City in Iloilo and Bacolod City in Negros Occidental.
Ret. Colonel Eduardo Montealto Jr., Regional Director of LTFRB-7, said the ride hailing app is colorum, or not accredited by their office.
Montealto said for motorcycle taxis, only Angkas, JoyRide and MoveIt have the authority to operate here.
For taxis and car ride sharing, only Grab, MiCab, HirNa and Hype are legitimate and accredited Transportation Network Vehicle Service (TNVS) providers, Montealto said.
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