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LTA Allows Inward Facing Cams In Taxis And PHVs To Record Audio Also

LTA Allows Inward Facing Cams In Taxis And PHVs To Record Audio Also

Just two weeks after the LTA allowed all taxis and private hire cars to have inward facing cameras in their vehicles, they are now allowing these inward facing cameras to record audio too. LTA released a statement to that effect, citing a governmental study that indicated 90% of respondents were in favour of such recordings.

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PRIVATE HIRE DRIVERS HEAD GETTING TOO BIG, EVERYTHING THEY WANT TO BE EXCUSED

But, as time goes by, private hire vehicles have evolved, and now have become more like taxi services, minus off the taxi licensing fees. Now, it is very obvious that private hire vehicles are getting bigger in number. Rental companies have been popping up ever since. More cars are on the road, thus causing more traffic jams. And they even have an association who is asking LTA to allow them the use of a taxi stand/stop, asking also from IRAS to discuss their tax matters.

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