Most of the fraudulent "rides" lasted less than a minute, but the customers' cards were charged anywhere from $100 to $499 per trip.
But some drivers argue that they know their own limits, and that these regulations will limit their earning potential.
"He landed about 10 or 15 punches and I couldn’t see anything. He was screaming, 'I’m going to kill you, you Muslim a**hole!'"
This means that cabbies wouldn't necessarily have to prove that they understand traffic signs or can read road warnings.
Taxi TVs are one step closer to being shot into the sun where they belong, following a vote by the Taxi and Limousine Commission on Thursday that approved a pilot program to replace the screens.
The Taxi and Limousine Commission is voting on a proposal today that would banish Taxi TVs from the city's green and yellow cabs, thanks to rampant unpopularity of the devices among both drivers and passengers.
If the Manolo Blahnik fits, then wear it on your feet, which are connected to your leg.
The TLC is considering adding a $4.50 surcharge to evening rush hour trips to JFK, in order to incentivize cabbies to make the long-haul drive in traffic.
RIP, taxis.
What good is freedom when it comes with a $12K bill from a plastic surgeon?
A new proposal would require front-seat passengers in cabs to buckle-up, as well as children under the age of 16—both of which are currently exempt in a bizarre seatbelt loophole.
The city is cracking down big time on illegal cab drivers trying to solicit business from oblivious tourists flying in to La Guardia.
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