In the state Duma called on taxi drivers to contact the police in cases of attacks on passengers

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First Deputy Chairman of the Duma Committee on state building and law Mikhail Emelyanov called on taxi drivers to contact the police in case of attack passengers. About it reports Agency “Moscow”.

“Drivers are already protected under articles about hooliganism. How else to protect them? The same guns they were not allowed to carry. The article on hooliganism is quite applicable here. They need to contact the police in such cases”, – said Emelyanov, commenting on the case of a taxi driver in the capital.

Earlier media spread a video in which a girl insulted the taxi driver. The man was recorded on video as the passenger tries to beat him and name-calling “scum”. The driver in this case behaves calmly and not react to the attacks.

the woman later said that her violent reaction towards the cab driver followed after the driver already being on the route is not disabled, additional counter, and questions what happened, he allegedly responded that it intends did not want to cancel the order so she could not call a new taxi.

the Passenger, expressed regret at their behavior. However, the coach noticed that she was not alone facing problems with the drivers: it’s happened from her friends. The girl called to talk about their problems and reminded that everyone can deal with the injustice.

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