CCTV Cameras in Abu Dhabi Taxis
ABU DHABI // Security cameras inside Abu Dhabi taxis will curb aggressive driving and the use of hand-held phones among cabbies, help identify fare dodgers and prevent disputes, residents and drivers say.
On Saturday, the Centre for Regulation of Transport by Hire Cars (TransAd) announced a year-long project to install CCTVs in all taxis.
In the roll-out stage, 100 cars will be fitted with cameras. The second phase will be carried out within the year covering the entire TransAd fleet.
“Since the drivers will be monitored, they will drive more carefully,” said Assikhan Abdulkalam, a 27-year-old Indian who drives for an Emirati family. “They will not use their mobile phones while driving, change lanes abruptly or break the speed limit.” Read More