03 Dec '12, 11pm

For NSW taxi drivers: "Seatbelts Compulsory from 1 January 2013":

NEWS Seatbelts Compulsory from 1 January 2013 - BACK TO MAIN NEWS PAGE - 20 SEPTEMBER 2012 From 1 January 2013, taxi drivers in NSW will be required by law to wear a seatbelt. As part of the review process of taxi drivers’ exemption to the seatbelt law, the NSW Government, in conjunction with the Taxi Council, conducted extensive consultation with drivers and it became clear that the predominant view now is that the safety aspects of wearing a seatbelt outweigh security concerns. The Taxi Council will continue to work with the government on further measures to benefit the industry including updated safety training materials, more places where taxi drivers can safely and legally set-down and pick-up passengers, and police targeting the crime of fare evasion. CLICK HERE for the Minister’s Media Release. BREAKING NEWS Changes to Kings Cross Ranks 28 SEPTEMBER The City of Sydn...

Full article: http://www.nswtaxi.org.au/news-detail.php?id=97

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