The Poll asks if we believe that any LEGITIMATE cab company should be able to pick people up downtown, OR if the city needs to only allow those who get city permits to go downtown. The airport cabs, and the wrightsville beach cabs, and all the other surrounding counties cabs are all LEGITIMATE cabs. They all had to go through the same background checks and inspections you stated, only the airport cabs background checks and inspections are more frequent and more thorough.
All the LEGITIMATE cab companies have all proper licenses and insurance. They have to obey all current laws and statutes. The drivers have to be drug tested, have a background check , annually. The cabs are inspected QUARTERLY, so thats more then the W numbers right there.
Now back to the poll... the people have spoken. They believe in a free market where all LEGITIMATE cabs should be able to do business. It's a landslide.
ps I'm not talking about gypsy cabs.
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