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Monday will mark the entrance of a new taxi logo on New York cabs, in a move to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the iconic yellow cab. Cars that appear for their annual inspection will be required to sport the new logo, so the sooner you see a cab with the new look, the more recently they've presumably been inspected. The redesigned graphics feature a checked motif that is supposed to be reminiscent of New York's old checker cabs, the last of which was sold in 1999.

The Taxi & Limousine Commission has a page on its site showing what the new logos will look like on an array of approved taxi vehicles and we were surprised at how many different cars, SUVs, hybrids, and sedans were taxi candidates. Has anyone ever caught a ride in a Prius Taxi?