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In NSW there is confusion where Car Seats are required in Public vehicles for kids under 7yrs.

TAXIS DO NOT require car restraints or boosters for kids! Go figure

Hire Cars do need to have approved seats.

I've turned up to many Black bookings where Parents assume I'm going to allow an unrestrained or badly belted kid to ride. Comments like "every other Uber driver was OK with it" or "there won't be a problem" get me really angry.

I quietly tell them that I have way too much to lose to take on such a risk, and those drivers who do break the laws are simply stupid, desperate for the fare or have nothing invested in remaining in this country if things go bad.

I've had arguments with Parents. Once the attitude comes on, there is no way I'd risk a bad rating and cancel.

I carry a booster most of the time and sometimes a child seat (doing pre-bookings where I charge between $5-$10 for its supply).

A Solicitor made this point too me. He said why would ANY "Professional" driver break laws that puts children at risk of injury, making the driver liable for a incorrect service request sent to them by a offshore based company known to have no regard for the law? All this and no extra payment if you do help out.
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