To reinforce the safety of users of taxis or transport via digital applications, a reform initiative was presented that proposes including in the law measures such as the installation of geolocators in platform cars and taxis, the prohibition of child locks on doors, prohibition of tinted windows, window locks and the installation of a visible and accessible panic button.
The proposal of the deputies of the Citizen Movement Mónica Magaña and Dolores López, implies reforming the technical norm that governs the platforms to be more rigorous with the recruitment of drivers, the mandatory establishment of the list of drivers and drivers of public transport.
“It is not an initiative against the drivers, who do their service well, it is not against the platforms either; It is an initiative for us to team up first for our lives as women and for our safety; second so that they provide a better quality of service. If they guarantee that they are safe enough, the demand will grow, they will do well and we will be safe and we will be alive,” said deputy Magaña.
The reform project includes that each vehicle has an identification QR code and the mandatory use of badges for driversin addition to accrediting training courses on gender perspective and human rights.
Additionally, they propose adding aggravating circumstances to the Penal Code with more severe penalties when a driver attacks a user and commits sexual abuse, rape or femicide.