Who’s driving your cab?

image of a taxi

After hearing the stories of several women who told me they’d been sexually assaulted or harassed by taxi drivers in Montreal, I started digging. As I looked for information on what kind of safeguards there are in place, it turns out that nowhere in Quebec are taxi drivers screened for criminal records.

Link to TV news story about taxi safety
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Now Transport Minister Robert Poëti is vowing to fix that.

Read the full story here: Robert Poëti vows to enforce taxi driver background checks