Violence between Operators
A common problem in cities in developing countries is antisocial or dangerous behavior on the road by bus drivers and the drivers of other public service vehicles.
Typical examples are drivers racing one another to arrive first at bus stops to pick up waiting passengers, as well as deliberately obstructing other buses to prevent them from overtaking. Such tactics endanger other road users and bus passengers.
This behavior is one consequence of competition in the market. Where it is in the drivers’ interests to maximize their passenger loads, they will tend to disregard safety and other regulations, particularly where enforcement of rules and regulations is weak.