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Taxicab Confessions Now Required by Law

By Chuckmonster on Thursday, 28th October 2004 6:15pm
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By next year, cameras in Las Vegas taxis won't only be for "true confessions" style television.

Cabbies, company owners and regulators agreed Tuesday to require security surveillance in all 2,000 cabs serving the area by April 1.

The Nevada Taxicab Authority had rejected a similar measure in February, after company owners cited fears about cost.

But violence against taxi drivers - including the death of a cab driver set afire during a botched robbery in August - spurred new action by the five-member appointed panel.



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