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Uber “Dangerous”, the Smartphone App for Dumb People

Queensland’s Taxi Council (TCQ) says an increase in sexual assaults by fake taxi drivers across the UK should “sound the alarm” to Queenslanders who use unregulated smartphone apps to book cabs. TCQ has renewed its warning to use only smartphone taxi booking apps from regulated taxi booking companies. The warning comes after a woman in the UK was raped by …

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Taxis ready for Qld Health’s non-urgent patient travel

Queensland’s Taxi Council will support any recommendation from the Keelty Review that allows private companies to bid for the non-urgent travel needs of hospital patients. CEO of Taxi Council Queensland Benjamin Wash said taxis were already a significant provider of transportation to the disabled community and were well suited to take on the role, which could be a big boost …

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Queensland taxis to have audio recordings 2014

Courtesy The Courier Mail – July 09, 2013 HUMAN Rights campaigners have criticised a Government move to allow taxi drivers to make audio recordings of passengers. State Transport Minister Scott Emerson will introduce legislation next year in a move he says will improve safety. It follows a 2005 move that saw video cameras in Queensland cabs. But President of the …

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