This attack is a serious event that endangers citizens. A taxi driver who is capable of attacking a woman for a minor incident may also be capable to attack any other person he or she considers a threat.
It is necessary that the authorities take measures to guarantee the safety of citizens, especially women. Digital platforms Transportation agencies must also take measures to prevent these types of attacks.
In the particular case of Bogotá, the authorities must thoroughly investigate the attack and punish the taxi driver responsible. They must also implement measures to ensure the safety of citizens, especially women.
This case is presented days after a day of demonstrations by the taxi drivers union in Bogotá. Drivers will protest against the operation of digital transport platforms and the increase in gasoline prices.
The Bogotá authorities condemned the attack and announced that they are investigating the case. For its part, the taxi drivers union rejected the violence and assured that it does not represent the values of the profession.