Taxis demand for doing away with child lock in cabs has gained momentum after recent incidents of women being harassed in Bengaluru and other metro cities. Once a child lock is on, doors can be opened only from the outside.
Child locks in cabs and taxis have been misused by drivers to confine women passengers and misbehave with them, will become a thing of the past. The automobile industry will be developing a new latch without the child lock.
This feature will be available only in cabs and taxis. There will be a provision for replacing the existing child lock in the already registered vehicles.
The demand for doing away with child lock in cabs has gained momentum after the incidents of women being harassed. Once the child lock is on, doors can be opened only from outside.
The petition society’s view about the child lock is that the crimes against women passengers traveling in taxis have increased tremendously and there is an urgent need to curb the menace by doing away with the child lock system so that the passengers are no at the mercy of the driver.
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