One taxi driver each day is being attacked by passengers in Melbourne with more than 130 drivers being physically assaulted from January to March 2012 with most attacks occurring in or around the CBD.

Two recent attacks include a taxi driver slashed with a hacksaw in Maidstone by six male offenders and in the Melbourne CBD a taxi driver stabbed with a syringe to the neck during an armed robbery.

If you have been the victim of a crime while at work contact Victims of Crime Counselling & Compensation Services for free, prompt and professional assistance on 1800 000 055 or  complete our enquiry form at

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