tuk-tuk

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tuk-tuk

(ˈtʌkˌtʌk)
n
(Automotive Engineering) (in Thailand) a three-wheeled motor vehicle used as a taxi
[C20: of imitative origin]
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Other categories include commercial vehicles (42), motorcycles (three), government-owned vehicles (two), bicycles (two), tuktuk (one) and mkokoteni (handcart - one).
Only one tuktuk and one hand cart have been involved in any fatalities since January.
Tuktuk drivers will take you to several shops before your destination and pretend that "I need to get a stamp from this store to get free petrol." In short, he gets a commission if his passengers buy something.
A tram trip to the 11th century Castelo De Sao Jorge is a must with stunning vistas of Lisbon and we took a TukTuk on the way back for a sense of adventure.
MP Mohamed Badawi Desouki, a member of the transportation committee, said that they are trying hard within the committee and through consultation with the concerned parties to develop a radical and final solution for the legality of the "TukTuk' (three-wheeled vehicle) in the new Traffic Law, as it must be licensed under the traffic authority rather than under the localities authority, and its driver should not be less than 18 years of age.
On Saturday 27 April, despite the devastating events in Sri Lanka, the TukTuk Warriors successfully finished their 1000 km adventure around Sri Lanka at Suriya Resort in Waikkal Sri Lanka.
Hotels employ 200,000 people but there are millions more, like tuktuk drivers, guides and restaurants owners, who rely on holidaymakers.
Summary: New Delhi [India], Jan 14 (ANI): Modernizing the concept of three-wheeler tuk-tuks, a Noida based transportation network company TukTuk Ride launched its first on-demand cab service in the city on Monday.
Tuktuk, on the other hand, charges P30 for the first kilometer and P10 for each succeeding kilometer.
But the committee heard the tuktuk vehicles are already road legal and come with safety certificates.
Its tart, salty pleasures are best enjoyed in high humidity and the fug of tuktuk exhausts but this worked pretty well on a dreary Glasgow night.