Sexual assault allegations against taxi drivers

Click here for an article from The Independent (dated November) that was also covered by the Guardian today.

Of note are the low charging and conviction rates. Also relevant is the comment from the TFL spokesperson who said convictions (and therefore charging) are more likely where the taxi is booked via an app / the internet, as this will of course track the driver against the passenger.

It’s about time that black cabs created a similar tracking system based on the black cab driver being obligated to take a code from the passenger that the passenger then inputs into an app that keeps their details.