The Ministry of Transport of the Russian Federation has developed a new version of the bill on taxis, according to which taxi collectors will have to provide the FSB with “automatic remote access” to its systems and data. This has been reported RBC.
The material says law enforcement has access to data “used to receive, store, process and transfer orders for a passenger taxi.”
The project also proposes to introduce a minimum tariff for the transportation of passengers and luggage, to limit the number of passenger taxis for each subject of the Russian Federation and to establish the liability of collectors in case of damage to the life, health or property of a person. traveller.
In addition, the document provides for the mandatory installation of devices for monitoring the attention and fatigue of drivers, the introduction of regional carrier registrations, passenger taxis and taxi ordering services, and also obliges aggregators to open representations in availability and regions. contract with the self-employed.
According to RBC, the bill is currently under review by the Department of Justice.
In mid-March, the head of the Coordinating Council of the interregional transport workers union “Taxi Driver” Andrey Popkov said “socialbites.ca”He said that the earnings of taxi drivers, as well as the financial income of their fleet of vehicles, fell sharply due to rising spare parts costs and rising vehicle costs. The interlocutor emphasized that due to the devaluation of the ruble, the earnings of taxi drivers fell, including the decrease in the number of calls. If at the beginning of 2022 the driver earned an average of 5 thousand rubles. The union activist said his income per shift has now dropped to 3,000 rubles.