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Violent assaults on taxi drivers: incidence patterns and risk factors

ISSN: 
0817-8542

Abstract

Occupational violence is common in the Australian taxi industry. This paper outlines the risks of violence for taxi drivers, and results from Australian empirical studies. It discusses the patterns of violence and identifies risk factors.

This project was funded by the Crime Prevention Branch of the Criminal Justice Division, Commonwealth Attorney-General's Department.

Cite article

Mayhew C. 2000. Violent assaults on taxi drivers: incidence patterns and risk factors. Trends & issues in crime and criminal justice No. 178. Canberra: Australian Institute of Criminology. https://aic.gov.au/publications/tandi/tandi178