Taxis in the Rhine Ruhr region beige, normally modern and clean and mostly Mercedes. Most drivers excel in their driving skills, knowledge and friendliness. Many nationalities can be experienced behind the wheel so driving styles vary accordingly. Most cabbies love to pick up a conversation.
There is no standard phone number or general system installed across the greater Ruhr region so individual numbers are used in each location. The state capital is in the vCard. Several services can be found in most cities.
Taking a taxi in Germany offers fairly good value for money when compared to many other countries.