AUGUST 2011: In early July, the NSW Taxi Council, taxi networks, Police, Local Government representatives and the media, met to discuss security concerns about the taxi rank adjacent to Blacktown Railway station.
Police reported that there had been 9 incidents reported over a 2 year period - and encouraged drivers to report ALL incidents so the situation could be monitored.
Blacktown City Council told the group that a $1.3m refurbishment program for the area along Flushcombe Road to WestPoint would include lighting, toilets, tree removal, shade/covered areas and CCTV. All items included in the NSW Taxi Council's previous request will be included.
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Dispatch System User Group Meetings
AUGUST 2012 The group meetings were coordinated by the NSW Taxi Council to address three primary concerns by WATS drivers:
1. The same job being offered multiple times.
2. Jobs being offered to WATS nowhere near the vicinity of the job.
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New WATS Facts Card for Drivers
AUGUST 2012 WATS drivers are reminded of their duties and responsibilities relating to the carriage, loading/unloading of passengers in wheelchairs and motorised mobility scooters.
The NSW Taxi Council has produced and issued a new WATS FACT... READ MORE