A rickshaw. Image credit MediaWiki

A rickshaw. Image credit MediaWiki

ZIMSEC O Level Geography Notes: Transport: Draught Power


  • cheap
  • clean
  • simple and available technology which makes them easy to manufacture and repair
  • Usually they do not require route permits


  • They only carry a limited amount of goods/people
  • Can cause traffic congestion or make it worse.
  • They can be tiresome as they are powered by human energy.
  • Slow

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