A taxi driver's homicide occurred earlier on the east side street of Western District. The driver's neck was cut, causing many drivers to worry about their safety.
A number of taxi groups petitioned this afternoon (15th) to request the Transport Department to formulate guidelines for installing video cameras and anti-robbery rubber sheets in taxis.
Ng Kam Wah, the vice chairman of the Association for the Promotion of Taxi Development, also said this morning that about 10 years ago, taxi drivers had been robbed and robbed from time to time, so they had installed offset plates in their cars. However, due to opposition from the Transport Department, they finally gave up.
He also hopes that the Transport Department can formulate guidelines on this as soon as possible.
The Taxi Drivers Branch of the Automobile and Transportation Industry Federation, the City Taxi Drivers and Owners Association, the Taxi Managers Association, etc., submitted a petition letter to the Transport Department today. In the event of an accident, the police can also check the fragments and investigate.
The trade unions stated that the incident has sounded the alarm and hoped that the Transport Department will face the problem squarely and amend the law as soon as possible to protect the personal safety of drivers.
Wu Jinhua said this morning on the Hong Kong and Taiwan TV program "Millenniums" that about 10 years ago, taxi drivers were robbed from time to time. Many car owners wanted to install film in the carriages, but due to size problems, the Transport Department did not agree. , After the vehicle inspection, the owner needs to remove the rubber sheet first.
He continued that due to too much trouble, almost no one installs rubber sheets, especially in the event of an accident, insurance or because the carriage has been modified without approval, so compensation is refused.
Wu Jinhua also said that in the past, the industry wanted to arrange video cameras in the carriages, but the Office of the Privacy Commissioner opposed it, believing that it infringed the privacy of guests.
He hopes that video cameras and rubber sheets can be installed in taxis as soon as possible.
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