New is not always safe
5:08pm Wednesday 17th October 2012 in Letters
PART of Newport council’s argument for forcing taxi firms to have new cabs was the aspect of ensuring the roadworthiness of vehicles.
However, just to show having a brand new vehicle doesn’t necessarily mean a safe vehicle. Manganese Bronze, maker of the London cab, has suspended sales of its taxis and recalled 400 which have suffered from a defective steering box.
D Fothergill, St Julians Avenue, Newport