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Feb 11, 2019 9:26 PM 2+ mon ago

Taxi drivers could face tougher security checks

Taxi and minicab drivers could have to pass more detailed criminal record checks in a bid to boost passenger safety.

A consultation looking at licensing guidelines for councils is being launched by the Department for Transport (DfT).

One of the measures being examined is a recommendation for all drivers to have an enhanced criminal record and background check before they can start working.

The government has pledged to introduce national minimum standards for drivers and to establish a national licensing database.

Restricting the practise of drivers operating hundreds of miles away from where they are licensed ...

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