CCTV cameras fitted in Rotherham taxis to ‘rebuild trust’

CCTV cameras fitted in Rotherham taxis to ‘rebuild trust’

Taxis in Rotherham are being fitted with CCTV cameras in an effort to rebuild trust in the town’s taxi industry.

Drivers have until July 6 to fit the cameras, which are now a requirement under Rotherham Council’s new Taxi and Hackney Carriage policy

Council Commissioner Mary Ney said: “The council believes the cameras will provide protection, confidence and reassurance to the public when they are travelling in a taxi…

“The system also provides protection to taxi drivers who can experience abusive behaviour.

Read on… http://www.thestar.co.uk/news/cctv-cameras-fitted-in-rotherham-taxis-to-rebuild-trust-1-7850902

3 thoughts on “CCTV cameras fitted in Rotherham taxis to ‘rebuild trust’

  1. What does Mary Ney mean by “whenever the vehicle is being used as a taxi.”? So basically, if the clock’s not running the camera isn’t on? Foolproof that is.

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  2. How could ANYONE EVER trust a Pakistani taxi firm…camera or not? Personally, I would certainly NEVER use one. Shame on anyone who still uses them and gives them their money.

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