Government plans to check on taxi drivers have been welcomed in Hull
The chairman of a Hull Taxi Association says he welcomes the government's plan to toughen up driver security checks.
All taxi and minicab drivers could have to pass enhanced criminal record checks, under plans to protect vulnerable passengers.
The Department for Transport is reviewing licensing guidelines for councils, so the changes can be rolled out nationwide.
Pete Nilsson from the Hull Hackney Carriage Association says it all makes sense: