Cabbies have good cause to be pissed off with meddling law-makers.
Too often they are mugged by their passengers.
But all is not lost. Those who are really bothered by the prospect of being attacked and robbed could do something about it and install security cameras
Nanny State prefers compulsion.
Stuff reports today on a raft of measures developed by the New Zealand Transport Agency including – disgracefully – hefty penalties for non-compliance.
The agency has done this after the Cabinet agreed to make cameras in taxis compulsory in a bid to improve driver safety after a spate of attacks.