Topics : safety

St George driver at Martin Place, Sydney

NSW Taxi Council Supports Driver Safety Campaign These Summer Holidays

21 December 2016 | NSW Taxi Council
The NSW Taxi Council has today announced its support of Transport for NSW’s #SeeYouSoon holiday road safety campaign that uses Twitter-linked digital billboards and the social media voices of everyday people to encourage loved ones to dr read more
Toyota Safety Handbook

Timely Reminders for Motorists in the Toyota Safe Driving Handbook

21 December 2016 | NSW Taxi Council
Toyota has released its Safe Driving Handbook in preparation for the holiday season. Its full of safety tips and provides you with a range of driving topics and conditions to make your holiday season more enjoyable. read more
Is this taxi your Plan B?

New Plan B Taxi Ads Urge Us All To Get Home Safely These Holidays

14 December 2015 | NSW Taxi Council
The NSW Taxi Industry and the NSW Government have today launched a new Christmas safety campaign to drive respect between taxi drivers and passengers and promote taxis as an attractive Plan B for getting home after a few festive drinks.  read more
Centre for Road Safety Campaign

New Drug Driving Campaign From Transport for NSW

01 December 2015 | NSW Taxi Council
People will start to hear a lot more about Mobile Drug Testing – which is to be known as MDT – on television, radio, online, in-venue and outdoor creative. read more
NSW Taxi Council advertising campaign

NSW Taxi Council Launches Second Stage of Campaign

06 November 2015 | NSW Taxi Council
NSW taxis have robust safety measures required by law to protect both passengers and drivers. These new ads remind passengers that the NSW Taxi Industry puts safety first. read more
NSW Taxi Industry supports toughest possible penalties for serious misconduct

NSW Taxi Council Backs Toughest Possible Penalties For Drivers Convicted of Serious Crimes

28 May 2015 | NSW Taxi Council
Despite it being widely reported that convicted criminal Osman Chamseddine is a taxi driver, there is no record of this person ever possessing a taxi driver authority or ever driving a taxi vehicle. read more
What's Your Plan B These Holidays?

Plan B Taxi Ads Urge Us All To Get Home Safely These Holidays

17 December 2014 | NSW Taxi Council
The NSW Taxi Industry has today launched a new Christmas safety campaign to drive respect between taxi drivers and passengers and promote taxis as an attractive Plan B for getting home after a few festive drinks. read more
Safety is the number one priority for the NSW Taxi Council

Concern at Recent Attacks on NSW Taxi Drivers

08 September 2014 | NSW Taxi Council
The NSW Taxi Council condemns the recent spate of cowardly attacks on NSW taxi drivers including those over the weekend where two taxi drivers were ambushed in successive incidents at Belmore and Punchbowl in Sydney, by thugs using a fire extinguisher. In addition, there have been recent armed robberies against taxi drivers in Kiama and in the town of Walgett. read more

Taxi Credit Card Skimming - Statement by CEO of the NSW Taxi Council, Roy Wakelin-King

09 July 2014 | NSW Taxi Council
Credit card skimming and related fraud is a crime and anyone in the taxi industry, whether they be owners, operators or drivers who are caught skimming should face the full force of the law. If a driver owner or operator is convicted of credit card fraud, then they should be removed from the NSW Taxi industry immediately. read more

Collision Avoidance Technology Trial

01 June 2014 | NSW Taxi Council
A trial of collision avoidance technology in 20 Sydney taxis has led to an improvement in driver behaviour, reducing the risk of collisions by 15%. read more

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