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Additional New Karwa Taxis for Passengers with Special Needs

Karwa Taxi for people with special needs

Mowasalat (Karwa) has launched a new fleet of Karwa taxi vehicles for passengers with special needs. The new cars are equipped with safety and security requirements and fitted with features to provide convenient and comfortable service to passengers requiring such features. 

Karwa Taxi for people with special needs 2The new taxis launched two types of vehicles – with different seating capacity that can accommodate two to three wheelchairs along with seats for their escorts. With the additional vehicles, the number of Karwa taxis for passengers with special needs has now totaled 20 vehicles, all fitted with required features that will facilitate ease of transport for their special passengers. The cars are equipped with ramps that are latest in the market and can carry weight up to 400 kg. It has built-in safety locks, non-slippery floors that keep wheelchairs stable inside the vehicle, electrical doors, and other advanced features.

According to Mowasalat, they are also ensuring that public transport buses are wheelchair accessible in accordance with international standards, and provide the highest levels of safety and comfort for wheelchair users. These special taxis can be ordered or booked through their toll-free number 800 8294 or through the Karwa Taxi app.

LTS Director Nasser Mamdouh Al Shammari said they believe in the importance of supporting all members of the community, including those with special needs, as part of their social responsibility initiatives. He said that Mowasalat has increased its fleet of special needs taxis to cater to the increased demand and to modernise the fleet to ensure safe and affordable transportation for passengers with special needs and support their inclusion in society, by helping them commute with ease and comfort, and economical, too.

It is our endeavour to diversify our services and establish our value proposition in serving the community, capitalising on our strengths as a pioneer and leader in the market, perpetually updating our fleet. Such efforts are in line with great efforts made by our wise leadership through their support giving attention to people with special needs and enabling us to realise this project.’

To learn more about this new Special Needs Taxi from Karwa, visit their website at

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