Are the changes to Taxis going to help the industry?

Taxi cabs at Penn Station

The State Government is introducing a raft of new legislation affecting taxi and ridesharing drivers. In essence the changes will limit the hours that driver can work and standardise security features in the cars.

 I spoke with Chairman of Cairns Taxis and board member of the Qld Taxi Council Layne Gardiner. Layne was disappointed for a range of reasons but I guess what annoyed him the most was the lack of consultation.

Listen below to Layne and hear his full explanation: