17 Mar 2017

Law change makes licenses easier for taxi, Uber drivers

From Morning Report, 8:24 am on 17 March 2017
23062016 Photo: RNZ / Rebekah Parsons-King. Taxi.

Photo: RNZ / Rebekah Parsons-King

A select committee has decided drivers should no longer have to take area knowledge or English tests, and they also want to remove a mandatory requirement to have a security camera installed.

But is a relaxation of the rules welcomed by everyone? Morning Report speaks with the country's largest operator Blue Bubble