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Only $500 to Protect Taxi Drivers’ Lives

Friday, 11 August 2017, 12:17 pm | Blue Bubble Alliance

11 August 2017 - Blue Bubble calls on the New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA) to put the safety of drivers and passengers first, and not grant exemptions for security cameras in all small passenger service vehicles. More >>

New transport legislation throws away public safety

Thursday, 3 August 2017, 6:52 pm | Blue Bubble Alliance

New transport legislation throws away public safety Blue Bubble Taxis is extremely disappointed the Government did not listen to the industry, and has pushed through flawed legislation that reduces safety for small passenger service vehicle (taxi) ... More >>

Politicians urged to consider public safety ahead of vote

Tuesday, 23 May 2017, 1:54 pm | Blue Bubble Alliance

Ahead of the Land Transport Amendment Bill being considered by Parliament this evening, Blue Bubble urges politicians to consider public and driver safety when it votes on watered down safety provisions. “While the taxi industry welcomes change, now ... More >>

Nine-hour Uber ride a risk to public safety

Friday, 28 April 2017, 11:01 am | Blue Bubble Alliance

The “nine-hour straight” $1000 Uber fare from Auckland to Wellington at the end of a driver’s shift was a risk to public safety, says Blue Bubble CEO Bob Wilkinson. More >>

Government fails to address reduced taxi safety

Wednesday, 15 March 2017, 4:42 pm | Blue Bubble Alliance

Today the Transport and Industrial Relations Select Committee reported back on its examination of the Land Transport Amendment Bill and has not addressed most of the industry concerns that safety provisions for taxi drivers and passengers are being ... More >>

Minister must not fast-track legislation to appease Uber

Wednesday, 30 November 2016, 1:18 pm | Blue Bubble Alliance

Blue Bubble Chief Executive Bob Wilkinson says “the suggestion that Minister Bridges might fast-track changes to regulation that are designed to protect the safety of the public just in order to appease Uber and its unlawful operations is a disgrace. More >>

Blue Bubble urges Government to not step back from safety

Thursday, 10 November 2016, 3:12 pm | Blue Bubble Alliance

Today Blue Bubble Alliance Ltd, New Zealand’s largest taxi company, appeared before the Transport and Industrial Relations Select Committee urging the Government not to compromise safety in the taxi industry. More >>

Re: 'Shameful' Auckland taxi school lets students cheat

Tuesday, 20 September 2016, 1:29 pm | Blue Bubble Alliance

For the past few years Blue Bubble Taxi Companies have suspected that some Industry Training Providers have been less than rigorous when it comes to the testing of applicants for the local Area Knowledge and P Endorsement tests. More >>


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